Majoor Bosshardt, Amsterdam - NL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member madelief24
N 52° 22.532 E 004° 53.997
31U E 629332 N 5804505
Quick Description: Major Bosshardt, Dutch Officer of the Salvation Army
Location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 3/13/2016 11:35:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMQPH6
Views: 18

Long Description:
Alida Margaretha Bosshardt (Utrecht, 8 juni 1913 – Amsterdam, 25 juni 2007) was een Nederlands officier van het Leger des Heils.
Majoor Bosshardt bood jarenlang praktische hulp aan dak- en thuislozen, verslaafden en prostituees op en rond de Wallen. Ook bezocht zij zieken en deelde zij soep en brood uit. "God dienen is mensen dienen en mensen dienen is God dienen" is een van haar bekendste uitspraken.

Alida Margaretha Bosshardt (Utrecht, June 8, 1913 - Amsterdam, June 25, 2007) was a Dutch officer of the Salvation Army.
Major Bosshardt offered practical help for years to homeless people, drug addicts and prostitutes in and around the Red Light District. She also visited the sick, and brought them soup and bread. "To serve God means to serve the people and to serve the people means to serve God" is one of her most famous statements.
Location description: Oudezijds Voorburgwal

Statue's Subject: Majoor Alida Margaretha Bosshardt

Artist: Peter de Leeuwe

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the statue with person sitting on bench next to the statue, standing next to the statue or other-wise interacting appropriately with the statue(face of person does not need to show, gps does not need to be in photo).
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