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Obelisco a Ferreira d'Almeida

Ferreira d'Almeida Obelisk

José Bento Ferreira de Almeida
Faro 1847 - Leorne 1902
Portuguese naval officer, diplomat and statesman
Adolf Hausmann
1910

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Description

Obelisk with a small bronze portrait medaillon. The monument is designed by Adolf Haussmann.

Inscription(s)

aboliu
as
varadas
e
outros castigos
deprimentes
de
quem
os
soffria

foi
capitão
de
mar e guerra
deputado
par do reino
e
ministro
da
marinha

creou
a escola de
marinheiros,
desenvolveu
a viação publica
e
protegeu a
industria
da
pesca

Abolished
the
beating
and
other depressing
punishments
of those
who suffered
them

He was
captain
of the
sea and war
deputy
or the kingdom
and
Minister
of the
Navy

He created
the school for
sailors,
developed
the public roads
and
protected the
fishing
industry

a
ferreira d'almeida


nasceu
em faro
7 de maio
1847
inauguração
em
5 de julho
de
1910
falleceu
em livorno a
4 de setembro
1902

To
Ferreira d'Almeida


Born
in Faro
7 May
1847
Inaugurated
on
5 July
1910
Died
in Livorno a
4 September
1902

Signature

(medaillon) ... Fuller 1907

Faro - Obelisco a Ferreira d'Almeida

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 37°0'59" - W 7°56'8")

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