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Simon Bolivar statue Simon Bolivar statue

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Statue: Simon Bolivar statue

Erection date: 12/6/1974

Inscription

{Front base of statue:} Daini Caracas Venezuela.
{Left of plinth:} Erected in 1974 on behalf of the countries of Latin America liberated and founded by Simon Bolivar.
{Front of plinth:} Simon Bolivar liberator of Venezuela Colombia Ecuador Peru and Panama, founder of Bolivia, born in Caracas, Venezuela, 24 July 1783, he died in Santa Maria, Colombia, 17 December 1830.
{Right of plinth:} "I am convinced that England alone is capable of protecting the world's precious right as she is great, glorious and wise."
{Left of base:} Ecuador Colombia Bolivia (with national coats of arms).
{Front of base:} Bolivar.
{Right of base:} Venezuela Peru Panama (with national coats of arms).

Statue unveiled by James Callaghan when he was foreign secretary.

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SW1, Belgrave Square

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Simon Bolivar

"El libertador". Born Caracas. Latin American statesman and patriot who worke...

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Audrey and James Callaghan

James was Labour Prime Minister 1976-9, Audrey his wife, also in politics but...

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Hugo Daini

Sculptor. Born Rome.  The photograph is of his work called 'Nuns'.  Died Cara...

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