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Giuseppe Cattori - Muralto, TI, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 46° 10.265 E 008° 48.101
32T E 484691 N 5113075
Quick Description: A statue of Giuseppe Cattori in the lake-side park of Muralto.
Location: Ticino, Switzerland
Date Posted: 8/15/2013 2:45:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMHV8R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 4

Long Description:
Giuseppe Cattori (1866-1932) was a Swiss politician. He was member of the Consevative Party and editor in charge of the newspaper "Popolo e Libertà". In 1893 he was elected in the parliament of the canton of Ticino; between 1909-12, 1915-17 and 1921-32 he was a member of the canton government, and in the national parliament 1912-15 and 1917-19.

The statue was created in 1939 by Fiorenzo Abbondia. The over life-sized bronze bust of Giuseppe Cattori taking a speech is mounted on a large granite pedestal with bronze reliefs of different people listening.

The statue is located in the lake-side park of Muralto close to the ferry landing of Locarno.
URL of the statue: [Web Link]

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