Object name:
Monument to Daoiz and Velarde (Segovia)


Added by:
William Fraley

Add date:
2020-12-08 12:14

Object description

The Monument to Daoiz and Velarde is an instance of public art in Segovia, Spain. Designed by Aniceto Marinas, it is a memorial to Luis Daoiz y Torres and Pedro Velarde y Santillán, two Spanish artillery officers who fell fighting against the French army at the 1808 Dos de Mayo Uprising, in the context of the Peninsular War. It is located near the Alcázar of Segovia.

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