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Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Monument to Prince Pyotr Bagration to be Erected in St. Petersburg
Topic: Bagrations

 

A monument to the hero of the Patriotic War of 1812, Prince Pyotr Ivanovich Bagration will be erected in St. Petersburg by September, 7th, the day which will mark the 200th anniversary of the Borodino Battle.

The author of the monument is sculptor Jan Neiman. The monument to Pyotr Bagration – “Lion of the Russian army” - is expected to be set up in the eastern part of the former Semenovsky parade-ground – next to the Theatre of Young Spectators. Bagration, a descendant of the Georgian royal family, he served as chief of the life guards of the Semenovsky Regiment.

© Russia Info-Centre. 29 February, 2012



Posted by Paul Gilbert at 10:02 AM EST
Updated: Wednesday, 29 February 2012 10:05 AM EST
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