- Town:Buenos Aires
Year of creation:1927
- Rider(s):Mitre, Bartolomé
(1821 – 1906) was the President of Argentina from 1862 to 1868. As a liberal, he was an opponent of Juan Manuel de Rosas, and was forced into exile. Mitre returned to Argentina after the defeat of Rosas. He led the revolt of Buenos Aires against Justo José de Urquiza’s federal system.
- Sculptor(s):Calandre, Luis / Rubino, Eduardo
Davide Calandra (1856 – 1915) and Eduardo Rubino (1871 – 1954) were both Italian sculptors.
The statue was designed and partly created by Davide Calandra. After his death in 1916, the work on the monument was continued by Eduardo Rubino.
The statue was finally unveiled to the public in 1927.
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