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  • Mapf

    Equestrian statue in Weimar by Adolf von Donndorf.

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    • December 15, 2018

  • Mike

    Probably the most important supporter of culture, based on Weimar, their national and international rank. Familiar and patron of Goethe.

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    • February 23, 2019

  • Wanderkaiser Opilio Martinus I.

    In the place of democracy between Weimar Castle, Anna Amalien Library and Franz Liszt Academy of Music stands the bronze equestrian monument of Weimar's most famous prince, Grand Duke Carl-August von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach. His mother Duchess Anna Amalia and he founded the Weimar Classics by attracting important intellectuals of the time. Carl August became the most important friend and patron of Goethe. He himself was a bit coarser than his favorite, loved hunting, liked to play with peasant girls, and felt comfortable in Prussian military service, since he could not afford himself a large army.
    Source: weimar-lese.de

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    • December 9, 2018

  • Bergfee13

    Here life pulsates in Weimar and who is interested in the life of the Privy Council should also enter his home on Frauenplan

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    • April 8, 2019

  • Berghexe

    An impressive monument in an important place.

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    • June 19, 2020

  • codo786

    The equestrian statue was erected posthumously in 1875 to mark the 100th anniversary of Carl-August von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach taking office. Until 1755 he was under the guardianship of his mother, Anna Amalia von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel.
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    • August 2, 2020

  • Bernd Busch

    Equestrian statue in Weimar by Adolf von Donndorf.

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    • July 16, 2021

  • Heiko

    The bronze equestrian monument of Weimar's most famous prince stands on the Platz der Demokratie in Weimar.

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    • January 5, 2022

  • Sopho, Micha, Frieda & Bella 🐶🐾

    Carl August von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach (baptized name), also Karl August von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach, (born September 3, 1757 in Weimar, † June 14, 1828 at Graditz Castle near Torgau) was a German prince, from 1758 Duke and from 1815 Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, but was under the guardianship of his mother Anna Amalia von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel until 1775.
    He came from the House of Wettin.

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    • January 31, 2021

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Location: Weimar, Thuringia, Germany


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