The Lion Monument in Lucerne

The Lion of Lucerne is a memorial sculpture in Lucerne, Switzerland commemorating the 760 Swiss soldiers killed during the French Revolution in 1792 while serving Louis XVI. It was designed by Bertel Thorvaldsen, and sculpted out of the sandstone rock in 1820/1821 by Lucas Ahorn. The monument is dedicated Helvetiorum Fidei ac Virtuti – To […]

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