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Kaiser Wilhelm I. - Köln - NRW - Germany
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11
N 50° 56.456 E 006° 58.133
32U E 357302 N 5645220
Quick Description: Reiterstandbild Kaiser Wilhelm I
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Date Posted: 10/21/2016 4:58:08 AM
Waymark Code: WMT9W6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 16

Long Description:
DE: Vier Reiterstandbilder preußischer Könige und deutscher Kaiser der Hohenzollern-Familie flankieren jeweils die Rampen. Die Dombrücke zierten bereits die jetzt rechtsrheinisch platzierten Reiterstandbilder von Friedrich Wilhelm IV. von Preußen von Bildhauer Gustav Blaeser, Kaiser Wilhelm I. von Friedrich Drake. Ergänzend wurden linksrheinisch die Reiterstandbilder der Kaiser Friedrich III. und, bereits zu Lebzeiten, Wilhelm II., beide von Bildhauer Louis Tuaillon, aufgestellt. Sie verbildlichen das Zeitalter der Preußenherrschaft in der Rheinprovinz.
(Aus: (visit link) )


EN: Four equestrian statues of Prussian kings and German emperors of the Hohenzollern family flank each ramp. The Cathedral Bridge was already adorned with the statues of Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia by sculptor Gustav Blaeser and Kaiser Wilhelm I by Friedrich Drake, which are now placed on the right bank of the Rhine (see pictures above). In addition sculptor Louis Tuaillon made the equestrian statues of Emperor Friedrich III and, during his lifetime, Wilhelm II, which were placed on the left bank of the Rhine (see pictures below). They depict the era of Prussian rule in the Rhine province.
(Taken from: (visit link) )
Monarch Ranking: Emperor / Empress

Proper Title and Name of Monarch: Kaiser Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig von Preußen

Country or Empire of Influence: Reußen

Website for additonal information: [Web Link]

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