Willy Brandt Monument (Warsaw)

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Location
52°14'58"N
020°59'28"E
Country
 Poland
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The Willy Brandt Monument in Warsaw is a monument located in Willy Brandt Square, Warsaw, Poland, near the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. It commemorates German chancellor Willy Brandt and the Warschauer Kniefall (1970). It was unveiled on 6 December 2000, the day before 30th anniversary of the event, by Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schröder and Prime Minister of Poland Jerzy Buzek in the presence of Brigitte Seebacher-Brandt and Günter Grass. The author of the bronze plaque depicting a kneeling Willy Brandt was Wiktoria Czechowska-Antoniewska, and the author of the architectural design of the monument was Piotr Drachal.

Bibliography

"Pomnik Willy'ego Brandta". Urząd Dzielnicy Śródmieście m.st. Warszawy. srodmiescie.art.pl. Retrieved 2013-10-17. "Röben Ceramika Budowlana głównym fundatorem pomnika Kanclerza Willy Brandta w Warszawie". roben.pl. 6 December 2000. Retrieved 2013-07-16.
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