Giuseppe Garibaldi Monument - Rome, Italy
Posted by: neoc1
N 41° 53.487 E 012° 27.650
33T E 289347 N 4640841
Quick Description: Giuseppe Garibaldi is one of the most revered national heroes of Italy.
Location: Lazio, Italy
Date Posted: 7/20/2011 5:10:45 AM
Waymark Code: WMC3C2
Giuseppe Garibaldi (July 4, 1807 – June 2, 1882) was an Italian military and political leader. As a member of the Carbonari he had to flee Italy, in 1834, following a failed insurrection. He then went to South America where he fought in Brazil and Uruguay. He returned to Italy, in 1848, and successfully fought for the unification of the country. Thus he became a national hero in America and in Europe.
This enormous monument to Garibaldi occupies a prominent location on the Janiculum Hill overlooking the City of Rome. It by far the largest monument on the Janiculum.
Identity of Rider: Giuseppe Garibaldi
Name of artist: Emilio Gallori
Date of Dedication: 1895
Unusual Features: Statue is high on top a large monument of Garibaldi
Position: All Hooves Planted
Identity of Horse: Not listed
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