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Statue: Godefroid of Bouillon

Godefroid of Bouillon
first king of Jerusalem
born at Baisy in Brabant
died in Palestine the 17 July 1100

Ordered 2 November 1943
Inaugurated 24 August 1848
during the reign of Leopold I.

Original inscription:

GODEFROID DE BOUILLON
PREMIER ROI DE JERUSALEM
NE A BAISY EN BRABANT
MORT EN PALESTINE LE 17 JUILLET 1100

DECRETE LE 2 NOVEMBRE 1843
INAUGURE LE 24 AOUT 1848
SOUS LE REGNE DE LEOPOLD I

Bronze. Inaugurated 15 August 1848. A popular hero and a popular statue.

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Godefroid de Bouillon

Belgian, but as leader of the first crusade he was declared King of Jerusalem...

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