Pobednik (the Victor) - falconer monument in Belgrade, Serbia

Date Created: 05 December 2016

Author: Ivan MeŇ°trovi? (1883-1962) Croatian and American

Source: the Internet, Janusz Sielicki

Owner: Belgrade authorities

Location: Belgrade, Serbia

Link to: Website

  • Serbia and Montenegro
  • Unidentified Bird of Prey
  • Sculpture
  • 20th Century
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Monument "winner" is a symbol of the Kalemegdan Fortress and the Belgrade but. It is located in a place perfectly visible from the mouth of the Sava and the Danube from Belgrade, Novi.

The monument is a symbol of victory over ImperiumTureckim Serbia and Austro-Hungarian Monarchy during the war from 1912 until 1918. It is the work of the famous sculptor Ivan Meštrovi? (1883-1962). Originally, the statue was to be part of a larger sculptural composition and had to stand on the central town square - Terazije. However, the idea has met with sharp criticism of society - especially the Belgrade ladies opposed placing the model of a naked man in such a representative place.

Ivan Meštrovi? - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivan_Me%C5%A1trovi%C4%87

Description of the monument - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pobednik

Location

  Belgrade Fortress, Belgrade
Coordinates 44°49′22.9″N 20°26′51.7″ECoordinates: 44°49′22.9″N 20°26′51.7″E
Height 14 meters
Dedicated 1928
Sculptor Ivan Meštrovic

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