Memorial

Large_placeholder_br Frère-Orban Statue

Statue: Frère-Orban Statue

{On the plinth:}
Frère-Orban, 1812 - 1896
....I will fight for freedom until my last breath...
{Carved on to a scroll presented by one of the ladies at the side:}
Freedom of conscience

Original inscription:

{On the plinth:}
FRERE-OBAN
1812 - 1896
...JE COMBATTRAI POUR LA LIBERTE
JUSQU'À MON DERNIER SOUFFLE...

{Carved on to a scroll presented by one of the ladies at the side:}
LIBERTE
DE
CONSCIENCE

The sculptor has carved his name and the date of 1910 on the statue. The two female figures represent Economic Freedom and Political Freedom. Inaugurated 21 July 1900, in place de la Societe Civile, which was then renamed for the great man. It was the last statue raised to the men who had fought for the liberation of Belgium.

Site: Frère-Orban Statue (1 memorial)

1000, square Frère-Orban

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Subjects commemorated

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Hubert Joseph Walthère Frère-Orban

Born Liege. Advocated universal suffrage.

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