Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Joachim Haspinger




Joachim Haspinger monument in Klausen / Chiusa - Isarco Valley

Johann Simon Haspinger (28 October 1776 - 12 January 1858) was a Catholic priest and leader of the Tyrolese revolt against Napoleon.

4 comments:

  1. Nice monument for a man with a cause.

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  2. I like the flowers more than the statue.

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  3. A Catholic priest was the leader of a Tyrolese revolt against Napoleon... I have to study a bit more history, thanks for the tip and for the image of the monument to this brave priest.

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  4. He does look like he could really bash someone with that cross. ;)

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