Year of creation:1940
- Rider(s):Albuquerque, Joaquim Augusto Mouzinho de
(1855 –1902) was a Portuguese cavalry officer. He captured Gungunhana in Chaimite (1895) and pacified Mozambique. Highly respected in Portuguese society of the 19th and 20th centuries, he was seen as the hope and symbol of Portuguese reaction to threats against Portuguese interests in Africa from other European empires. He was governor of Gaza Province and Mozambique until 1898 when he returned to Portugal.
- Sculptor(s):Almeida, Jos‚ Simoes de
(1940) originally erected on one of the main squares of Lourenço Marques (now Maputo) was toppled in 1975 and can there now be seen in a Portuguese fortress, being the resting place for the former Portuguese heroes.
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