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Freedom Monument

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The Freedom Monument (Brīvības piemineklis) is a memorial located in Riga, Latvia, honouring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920). [1]

45 relations: Alberts Kviesis, Brīvības iela, Brothers' Cemetery, Coat of arms of Latvia, Ernests Štālbergs, For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK, Freedom Monument (disambiguation), Helsinki-86, History of Latvia, History of suicide, Kārlis Skalbe, Kārlis Zāle, Konstantins Pupurs, Laima (confectioner), Laima Clock, Latvia, Latvian euro coins, Latvian Museum of National History, Latvian National Armed Forces Staff Battalion, Lāčplēsis, Leonīds Breikšs, Liberty (goddess), List of Latvian films, List of Latvians, List of motifs on banknotes, Mareks Segliņš, Marta Skulme, Milda, Milda (mythology), Mini-Europe, Monuments and memorials in Riga, November 1935, Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia, Protests regarding the Russo-Georgian War, Remembrance day of the Latvian legionnaires, Riga, Singing Revolution, Timeline of Riga, Vera Mukhina, Victory column, War memorial, War of Independence Victory Column, 1935 in architecture, 1935 in art, 90th anniversary of the Latvian Republic.

Alberts Kviesis

Alberts Kviesis (22 December 1881 in Tērvete Parish – 9 August 1944 in Riga) was a Latvian politician and the third President of Latvia.

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Brīvības iela

Brīvības iela is the central street of Riga, the capital of Latvia.

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Brothers' Cemetery

The Brothers' Cemetery or Cemetery of the Brethren (Brāļu Kapi), also sometimes referred to in English as the Common Graves or simply as the Military Cemetery, is a military cemetery and national monument in Riga, capital of Latvia.

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Coat of arms of Latvia

Coat of arms of Republic of Latvia was officially adopted by the Constitutional Assembly of Latvia on July 15, 1921 and was in official use from August 19, 1921.

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Ernests Štālbergs

Ernests Štālbergs (1883–1958) was a Latvian architect whose works are in the Neoclassical and the functionalistic styles.

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For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK

For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK (Tēvzemei un Brīvībai/LNNK, abbreviated to TB/LNNK) was a free market national conservative political party in Latvia.

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Freedom Monument (disambiguation)

Freedom Monument a memorial located in Riga, Latvia, honouring soldiers killed during the Latvian War of Independence (1918–1920).

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Helsinki-86

The CTAG (Cilvēktiesību aizstāvības grupa, Human Rights Defense Group) Helsinki-86 was founded in July, 1986 in the Latvian port town of Liepāja by three workers: Linards Grantiņš, Raimonds Bitenieks, and Mārtiņš Bariss.

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History of Latvia

The history of Latvia began around 9000 BC with the end of the last glacial period in northern Europe.

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History of suicide

Attitudes toward suicide have varied through time and across cultures.

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Kārlis Skalbe

Kārlis Skalbe (— 1945 April 14) was a Latvian writer, poet, and activist.

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Kārlis Zāle

Kārlis Zāle (28 October 1888 — 19 February 1942) was a Latvian sculptor.

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Konstantins Pupurs

Konstantīns Pupurs (March 5, 1964 in Riga, – September 10, 2017 in Riga) was a Latvian political scientist, historian, linguist and human rights group „Helsinki-86” activist during the Latvian Third Awakening, also known as the Singing Revolution.

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Laima (confectioner)

Laima is the largest producer of confectionery in Latvia.

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Laima Clock

The Laima Clock (Laimas pulkstenis) is a landmark in central Riga, Latvia.

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Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

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Latvian euro coins

Latvia replaced its previous currency, the lats, with the euro on 1 January 2014, after a European Union (EU) assessment in June 2013 asserted that the country had met all convergence criteria necessary for euro adoption.

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Latvian Museum of National History

The Latvian Museum of National History (Latvijas Nacionālais vēstures muzejs), is a national history museum in Riga, Latvia.

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Latvian National Armed Forces Staff Battalion

NAF Staff Battalion (NBS Štāba Bataljons) was formed in 1992 in need to reestablish the national and military traditions and rituals of the Republic of Latvia.

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Lāčplēsis

Lāčplēsis is an epic poem by Andrejs Pumpurs, a Latvian poet, who wrote it between 1872–1887 based on local legends.

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Leonīds Breikšs

Leonīds Breikšs was a noted 1930s Latvian poet, journalist and patriot.

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Liberty (goddess)

Liberty is a loose term in English for the goddess or personification of the concept of liberty, and is represented by the Roman Goddess Libertas, by Marianne, the national symbol of France, and by many others.

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List of Latvian films

A list of films produced in Latvia since 1991.

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List of Latvians

This is a list of prominent Latvians with Wikipedia articles.

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List of motifs on banknotes

This is a list of current motifs on the banknotes of different countries.

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Mareks Segliņš

Mareks Segliņš (born 4 July 1970 in Aizpute, Latvian SSR) is a Latvian politician of People's Party and a lawyer.

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Marta Skulme

Marta Skulme (Marta Skulme); (May 13, 1890 – January 3, 1962) was the first professional Latvian woman sculptor.

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Milda

Milda may refer to.

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Milda (mythology)

Milda, in the Lithuanian mythology, is the goddess of love.

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Mini-Europe

Mini-Europe is a miniature park located in Bruparck at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels, Belgium.

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Monuments and memorials in Riga

There are many monuments and memorials in the Latvian capital Riga.

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November 1935

The following events occurred in November 1935.

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Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia

Proclamation Day of the Republic of Latvia is celebrated annually on 18 November.

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Protests regarding the Russo-Georgian War

During the Russo-Georgian War, demonstrations were held all over the world to protest the Russian invasion of Georgia.

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Remembrance day of the Latvian legionnaires

Remembrance day of the Latvian legionnaires (Leģionāru piemiņas diena) or the Latvian Legion Day is a day on 16 March, when soldiers of the Latvian Legion, part of the Waffen-SS, are commemorated.

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Riga

Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.

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Singing Revolution

The Singing Revolution is a commonly used name for events between 1987 and 1991 that led to the restoration of the independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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Timeline of Riga

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Riga, Latvia.

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Vera Mukhina

Vera Ignatyevna Mukhina (Ве́ра Игна́тьевна Му́хина; Vera Muhina; – 6 October 1953) was a prominent Soviet sculptor.

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Victory column

A victory column—or monumental column or triumphal column—is a monument in the form of a column, erected in memory of a victorious battle, war, or revolution.

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War memorial

A war memorial is a building, monument, statue or other edifice to celebrate a war or victory, or (predominating in modern times) to commemorate those who died or were injured in a war.

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War of Independence Victory Column

The Cross of Liberty and the Monument to the War of Independence (Vabadussõja võidusammas) is located in Freedom Square, Tallinn, Estonia.

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1935 in architecture

The year 1935 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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1935 in art

The year 1935 in art involved some significant events and new works.

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90th anniversary of the Latvian Republic

The 90th Anniversary of the Latvian Republic was celebrated in 2008.

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Redirects here:

Brivibas Piemineklis, Brīvības Piemineklis, Freedom Monument (Riga), Latvian Freedom Monument, Monument of Freedom, The Freedom Monument.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_Monument

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