Year of creation:1819
- Rider(s):Charles III of Bourbon, King of Naples
(1716–1788), the founding father of the Bourbon dynasty in Naples. Charles III captured Naples in 1734 and was the first ruler of Naples to actually live there. He was the most popular king the Neapolitans had for years.
- Sculptor(s):Canova, Antonio
The statue of Charles III was finished in 1819 and placed in the square in 1829. The sculptor Canova died before the completion of the statue of Ferdinand. Antonio Cali completed this work.
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