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Count Ioannis Kapodistrias

Κόμης Ιωάννης Αντώνιος Καποδίστριας

Corfu 1776 - Nafplion 1831
Greek diplomat, Foreign Minister of the Russian Empire, first head of state of independent Greece (1827-1833)
(Wikipedia)
Vladimir Surovtsev
2009

Lausanne /  Count Ioannis Kapodistrias   Lausanne /  Count Ioannis Kapodistrias

Description

Bronze bust on a marble pedestal, with a bronze plaque adorned with the Russian coat-of-arms.

Lausanne - Count Ioannis Kapodistrias Lausanne - Count Ioannis Kapodistrias

Inscription(s)

Lausanne - Count Ioannis Kapodistrias Ioannis
Kapodistrias

1776-1831

Diplomate éminent
et homme politique russe.
Premier citoyen d'honneur
du canton de Vaud
et premier bourgeois
d'honneur de Lausanne.
Premier Président
de la Grèce

Signature

Signed: sc. V. Surovtsev, Russia
arh. V. Siacin Moskow

Information Sign

Ce monument est installé à l'initiative de
l'Ambassade de la Fédération de Russie en Suisse,
la Municipalité de Lausanne,
en association avec
l'Association des organisations publiques grecques,
la Fédération de Russie
Banque russe «Vnesheconombank»
Groupe «Renova»
SA «Tatnelt«
»UBS«

Annotation

Inaugurated on 21 September 2009, in the presence of the Foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation, Sergei Lavrov and of Switzerland, Micheline Calmy-Rey.

Lausanne - Count Ioannis Kapodistrias

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 46°30'21" - E 6°37'35")

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