Statue

de Gaulle statue

Erection date: 23/6/1993

Inscription

{In the centre of the plinth:}
Charles de Gaulle, 1890 - 1970
{On a brass plaque low on the plinth:}
This statue was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother on 23 June 1993.
Sculptor: Angela Conner
Architect: Bernard Wiehahn

See Musee de la Resistance for more information on this memorial (in French).

Site: de Gaulle statue (1 memorial)

SW1, Carlton Gardens, 5

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
de Gaulle statue

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Charles de Gaulle

Born Lille, France. Height 6 ft, 5 inches, nicknamed Le Grande Asperge. Presi...

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de Gaulle statue

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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother

In 1923 Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (descended from the Royal House of Scotland...

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