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Monument to Henry IV

  • Paris 01 Louvre, France
  • France, Paris, Place du Pont Neuf 
    In memory of the great French King Henry IV, in 1818, was built equestrian statue. Worked on the project of the monument sculptor François-Frédéric Lemot. Because of this the king of the country stopped Huguenot wars fought as a result of religious differences. His "Edict of Nantes" Henry IV gave the nod to freedom of religion for Protestants.

    The monument is located in the western tip of the Ile de la Cité. It is at this point, King began his urban planning. Royal statue is a bronze composition of Henry IV in armor and laurel wreath of victory, which saddled horse. On both sides of the monument is surrounded by a new bridge was built during the reign of King.

    Statue of King turned to the two houses on the square Dafіna, which are built by the lord of the approved plan.
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