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Statue of Simón Bolívar, London

The statue of Simón Bolívar is an outdoor bronze sculpture depicting Venezuelan military and political leader Simón Bolívar, by Hugo Daini, located at the south-east corner of Belgrave Square in London, United Kingdom.[1][2][3][4] The statue was unveiled by James Callaghan, then Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, later Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in 1974.[2][5]

On the plinth are the words:[2]

I am convinced that England alone is capable of protecting the world's rights as she is great, glorious and wise

References

  1. Michelin Travel & Lifestyle (1 March 2012). Michelin Green Guide London. Michelin Travel & Lifestyle. p. 197. ISBN 978-2-06-718238-7. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Margaret Baker (2002). Discovering London Statues and Monuments. Osprey Publishing. p. 71. ISBN 978-0-7478-0495-6. 
  3. "Venezuelan Embassy celebrates 203rd Anniversary of Venezuelan Independence". The Embassy of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in the UK and Ireland. 2014-07-03. Retrieved 2014-09-20. 
  4. Richard W. Slatta; Jane Lucas De Grummond (2003). Simón Bolívar's Quest for Glory. Texas A&M University Press. p. 303. ISBN 978-1-58544-239-3. 
  5. "Statue: Simon Bolivar statue". London Remembers. 2014. Retrieved 2014-09-20. 

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