List of statues
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This is a list of the most famous statues worldwide, past and present that already have articles about them in Wikipedia or are referred to or pictured in other articles.
- 1 Australia
- 2 Austria
- 3 Belgium
- 4 Bolivia
- 5 Brazil
- 6 Canada
- 7 China
- 8 Colombia
- 9 Denmark
- 10 Ecuador
- 11 Egypt
- 12 France
- 13 Germany
- 14 Greece
- 15 Hong Kong
- 16 Hungary
- 17 India
- 18 Italy
- 19 Lebanon
- 20 Mexico
- 21 Mongolia
- 22 Nicaragua
- 23 Norway
- 24 Russia
- 25 Sri Lanka
- 26 Singapore
- 27 South Africa
- 28 Sweden
- 29 Turkey
- 30 United Kingdom
- 31 United States, including territories
- 31.1 Alabama
- 31.2 Arkansas
- 31.3 California
- 31.4 Illinois
- 31.5 Indiana
- 31.6 Massachusetts
- 31.7 Maryland
- 31.8 Michigan
- 31.9 Minnesota
- 31.10 Missouri
- 31.11 Montana
- 31.12 Nevada
- 31.13 New Mexico
- 31.14 New York
- 31.15 North Dakota
- 31.16 Ohio
- 31.17 Oklahoma
- 31.18 Oregon
- 31.19 Pennsylvania
- 31.20 Puerto Rico
- 31.21 South Carolina
- 31.22 South Dakota
- 31.23 Texas
- 31.24 Utah
- 31.25 Virginia
- 31.26 Washington
- 31.27 Washington, D.C.
- 32 Vietnam
- 33 By distinction
- 34 References
- 35 Other organizational lists
- Dog on the Tuckerbox, five miles (8 km) from Gundagai
- Burke and Wills statue, Melbourne
- South African War Memorial, Adelaide
- Statues in facades of the Kunsthistorisches Museum - the Art History Museum and Naturhistorisches Museum - Museum of Natural History of Vienna, Maria-Theresien-Platz,Vienna.
- Statue of Nicholas, Count of Salm, Vienna.
- Statue of Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun.
- Statues of Schönbrunn Palace, Gloriette Garden,Vienna.
- Gerard van Swieten statue on the memorial to Maria Theresa, Vienna.
- Field marshal von Laudon, Field marshal von Daun, Field marshal von Traun, and Field marshal von Khevenhüller as a parts of the Maria Theresa memorial at the Maria-Theresien-Platz between the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the Naturhistorisches Museum. Sculpted by Kaspar von Zumbusch and unveiled in 1888.
- Archduke Karl by Anton Dominik Fernkorn at the Heldenplatz, 1859. The equestrian sculpture is insofar a miracle which stands for Fernkorn's craftsmanship as a sculptor, as only the two back legs of the horse have a connection with the pedestal, it is only the second oldest in the world of this kind, after the Monument to Nicholas I in Saint Petersburg, outdoing the achievement of Tacca's equestrian sculpture of Philip IV in Madrid.
- Prince Eugen by Anton Dominik Fernkorn at the Heldenplatz, 1865.
- Archduke Albrecht by Kaspar von Zumbusch in front of the Albertina, 1899.
- General Radetzky by Kaspar von Zumbusch in the Ringstraße, 1891.
- Manneken Pis in Brussels
- Jeanneke Pis in Brussels, the female equivalent of Manneken Pis
- Butte du Lion ("Hillock of the Lion", "Lion's Mound") in Waterloo
- Godfrey of Bouillon, Royal Square,in Brussels.
- Baldwin I of Constantinople, Flanders Square,in Brussels.
- Léopold II in Brussels.
- Albert I at Kunstberg.
- Charlemagne, in Liège.
- Louis-Riel by Miguel Joyal
Newfoundland and Labrador
- Timothy Eaton statue - Royal Ontario Museum
- Henry Moore sculptures in front of Toronto City Hall and Art Gallery of Ontario
- statue of Winston Churchill near Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
- statue of Sir Adam Beck on University Avenue in Toronto
- Queen's Park, Toronto
- George Brown, one of the Fathers of Confederation
- King George V moved from Delhi, India in 1969
- Sir John A. Macdonald, first Prime Minister of Canada
- William Lyon Mackenzie, leader of the Upper Canada Rebellion
- Sir Oliver Mowat, third Premier of Ontario
- John Graves Simcoe, first Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario
- Queen Victoria
- Sir James Pliny Whitney, sixth Premier of Ontario
- Ontario Veterans Memorial
- Queen Elizabeth II Rose Gardens in honour of Her Majesty's Silver Jubilee in 1977 and Golden Jubilee in 2002
- Parliament Hill, Ottawa
- Queen Victoria - located north of the West Block; sculpted by Louis-Philippe Hébert (1900)
- Alexander Mackenzie - located west of the Centre Block; sculpted by Louis-Philippe Hébert (1901)
- Henry Albert Harper / Galahad - located outside the Queen's Gates, facing Centre Block; sculpted by Ernest Wise Keyser (1905)
- George Brown - located west of the Centre Block; sculpted by George William Hill (1913)
- Robert Baldwin and Sir Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine - located east of the Centre Block; sculpted by Walter Seymour Allward (1914)
- Sir Wilfrid Laurier - located south of the East Block; sculpted by Joseph-Émile Brunet (1922)
- Sir Robert Laird Borden - located west of the West Block; sculpted by Frances Loring (1957)
- Queen Elizabeth II - located east of the Centre Block; sculpted by Jack Harman (1977)
- John George Diefenbaker - located north of the West Block; sculpted by Leo Mol (1985)
- Lester Bowles Pearson - located north of the West Block; sculpted by Danek Mozdzenski (1989)
- Sir George-Étienne Cartier - located west of the Centre Block; sculpted by Louis-Philippe Hébert
- The Famous Five - depicts the women's suffrage movement (Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, Emily Murphy, Louise McKinney and Henrietta Muir Edwards); sculpted by Barbara Paterson; the monument is featured on the reverse of the current $50 banknote by various sculptors
- Sir John A. Macdonald - located east of the Centre Block; sculpted by Louis-Philippe Hébert
- William Lyon Mackenzie King - located north of the East Block; sculpted by Raoul Hunter
- Thomas D'Arcy McGee - located north of the Centre Block; sculpted by George William Hill
- Frederik V (equestrian statue) by Jacques Saly
- The Little Mermaid by Edvard Eriksen
- Christus at Church of Our Lady, Copenhagen by Bertel Thorvaldsen
- The Vimy Memorial, honouring Canada's role there in the First World War
- The Burghers of Calais by Auguste Rodin in Calais
- The Thinker by Auguste Rodin in Paris
- The Lion of Belfort by Frédéric Bartholdi in Belfort
- Venus de Milo, ancient Greek statue in the Louvre
- Winged Victory of Samothrace, ancient Greek statue also in the Louvre
- Statue of Liberty (Jardin du Luxembourg) by Frédéric Bartholdi on the Île aux Cygnes in Paris
- Jeanne d'Arc in the Rue de Rivoli by Emmanuel Frémiet.
- Jeanne d'Arc in front of the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur by Hippolyte Lefèbvre, 1927.
- King Louis IX in front of the Basilique du Sacré-Cœur by Hippolyte Lefèbvre, 1927.
- Ferdinand Foch near the Trocadéro.
- Joseph Joffre in front of École Militaire.
- Charlemagne (Charlemagne et ses Leudes) by Charles and Louis Rochet in front of the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, 1882.
- Albert I of Belgium near the Place de la Concorde.
- King Henri IV by François-Frédéric Lemot on the Pont Neuf.
- Étienne Marcel by Antonin Idrac near the Hôtel de Ville.
- Marble equestrian statue of King Louis XIII at Place des Vosges. Begun in 1816 by Louis Dupaty, completed in 1821 by Jean-Pierre Cortot.
- General Lafayette at Cours la Reine by Paul Wayland Bartlett.
- King Louis XIV in front of Louvre Pyramid.
- King Louis XIV by François Joseph Bosio at the Place des Victoires, 1822.
- José de San Martín in the Parc Montsouris.
- King Edward VII by Paul Landowski at Place Edouard VII.
- Napoléon Bonaparte at Champs-Élysées.
- Bavaria, a statue as symbol of the South German kingdom of Bavaria in Munich
- Victory Column, a statue of Victoria, the goddess of victory, in Berlin
- Bismarck Monument, a statue of Otto von Bismarck, in Hamburg
- Hermannsdenkmal, a statue of Arminius, victor of the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest
- Niederwalddenkmal, a statue of Germania, as symbol of Germany, close to Rüdesheim
- King Friedrich II by Christian Daniel Rauch in the Unter den Linden.
- King Friedrich Wilhelm IV by Alexander Calandrelli in front of the Alte Nationalgalerie.
- National Monument (Emperor Wilhelm I Monument) by Reinhold Begas in front of the Berlin City Palace, 1897, destroyed.
- Emperor Wilhelm I by Albert Moritz Wolff at the Hohenzollernplatz in Rixdorf, 1902, destroyed in 1944.
- Emperor Wilhelm I by Franz Dorrenbach in the Neuendorfer Straße in Spandau.
- Emperor Friedrich III by Rudolf Maison, in front of Bode Museum, 1904, destroyed in 1950s.
- Saint George defeats the Dragon
- Statue of Zeus at Olympia, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World sculpted by Pheidias. (Relocated to Constantinople in 393, later destroyed by fire in 462)
- Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. (destroyed by earthquake in 224 BC, and the remains sold for scrap in 656)
- Athena Promachos, was a colossal bronze statue of the Greek goddess Athena which stood between the Propylaea and the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens, sculpted by Pheidias.
- Athena Parthenos, was a massive chryselephantine sculpture of the Greek goddess Athena which stood inside the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens, sculpted by Pheidias.
- Poseidon of Cape Artemision
- Antikythera Ephebe
- Marathon Boy
- Charioteer of Delphi
- Hermes of Praxiteles
- Kroisos Kouros
- Kleobis and Biton
- Peplos Kore
- Statue of King Leonidas - Thermopylae
- Statue of liberty (Mytilene)
- Statue File:Statue of Victoria in Victoria Park, Hong Kong 1.jpg of Queen Victoria at the entrance of Victoria Park
- Statue of Sir Thomas Jackson at Statue Square
- Statue of King George VI at Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens
Lost statues in Hong Kong include:
- Statue of Edward VII - formerly at Statue Square
- Statue of Prince Albert - formerly at Statue Square
- Heroes' Square, Heroes' Square (Hősök tere in Hungarian) is one of the major squares of Budapest, Hungary.
- Anonymus, The statue of Anonymus, created by Miklós Ligeti in 1903, sits in front of Vajdahunyad Castle in Budapest's Városliget (City Park)
- Statue Park, Szoborpark or Statue Park is a park in Budapest's XXII. district, with a gathering of monumental Soviet-era statues.
- Liberty Statue, The Szabadság Szobor or Liberty Statue (sometimes Freedom Statue) in Budapest, Hungary, was first erected in 1947 in remembrance of the Soviet liberation of Hungary from Nazi forces during World War II.
- Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India.
- Qutb Minar, New Delhi
- Shiva, Murudeshwara
- Gommateshvara Bahubali, Shravanabelagola
- Shri Bhaktha Anjaneyar, Vedasandur, Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India
- Colossus of Barletta, a statue of a Byzantine emperor
- Colossus of Nero
- Apollo Belvedere
- Laocoön and His Sons
- David (Donatello)
- Bacchus (Michelangelo)
- David (Michelangelo)
- The Deposition (Michelangelo)
- Cristo della Minerva
- Moses (Michelangelo)
- Pietà (Michelangelo)
- Rondanini Pietà
- David (Bernini)
- Aeneas, Anchises, and Ascanius
- Ecstasy of St Theresa
- Leonardo's horse, a statue of a Horse in Milan based upon a design by Leonardo da Vinci from 500 years before.
- Statue File:ColaDiRienzo.jpg of Cola di Rienzi by Girolamo Masini, erected in 1877 near the Campidoglio in Rome
- El Ángel de la Independencia, Mexico City
- Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, Tuv aimag
- Mother Motherland Is Calling
- Bronze Horseman and other equestrian monuments to Russian tsars
- Monument to Minin and Pozharsky on Red Square in Moscow
- Worker and Kolkhoz Woman in Moscow
- List of statues of Lenin
- List of Mother Motherland statues
- The Merlion statues at the Singapore River mouth and on Sentosa
- The Sir Stamford Raffles statue, based on the original by Thomas Woolner, located at the Victoria Concert Hall and at the Raffles Landing Site along Singapore River
- Aphrodite of Cnidus, famous Hellenistic statue.
- Aviation Martyrs' Monument in Istanbul
- Monument of the Republic is located in Taksim Square, İstanbul
- Statue of Humanity unfinished as of 2010
- Angel of the North
- B of the Bang
- Duke of York Column
- Maiwand Lion
- Nelson's Column
- Statue of St Christopher (Norton Priory)
- Statue of Horatio Nelson, Birmingham
- Wellington Statue
United States, including territories
- Black Hawk Statue, Oregon
- The Bowman and The Spearman, Chicago
- Chicago Picasso, Chicago
- Cloud Gate, Chicago
- Flamingo, Chicago
- Miró's Chicago, Chicago
- Nuclear Energy, Chicago
- Standing Lincoln, Chicago
- Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Indianapolis), Indianapolis
- George Rogers Clark Memorial and statues of George Rogers Clark and Francis Vigo, Vincennes, Indiana
- The Hiker, Fall River
- National Monument to the Forefathers, Plymouth
- Prince Henry the Navigator (statue), Fall River
- Cross in the Woods, Indian River
- Fist of Joe Louis, Detroit
- General George Armstrong Custer, Monroe
- George Washington, Detroit
- Sparty, East Lansing
- The Spirit of Detroit, Detroit
- Iron Man is 81 ft tall (25 m) including the 36-foot-tall figure (11 m), out of iron ore. Chisholm
- Peanuts statues (Charlie Brown and Snoopy, Linus and Sally, Lucy and Schroeder, Peppermint Patty, and Marcy), St. Paul
- Vision of Peace (Indian God of Peace), Saint Paul City Hall and Ramsey County Courthouse
- Liberty Memorial, Kansas City, several sculptors, including Robert Aitken and Edmond Amateis were involved.
- Missouri State Capitol, Jefferson City, includes sculpture by Robert Aitken, James Earle Fraser, Karl Bitter, A.A. Weinman, Hermon Atkins MacNeil, Alexander Stirling Calder and Sherry Fry.
- Burning Man effigy
- Statue of Liberty, New York City
- Enchanted Highway, a collection of the world's largest scrap metal sculptures
- Tommy Turtle in Bottineau, North Dakota, the world's largest turtle
- Statues at Great American Ball Park by Tom Tsuchiya, Cincinnati
- King of Kings (destroyed by lightning strike and fire in 2010), near Monroe, Ohio
- Tyler Davidson Fountain, Cincinnati
- Pioneer Woman. Ponca City
- Joe Paterno statue, Beaver Stadium, State College (2001-2011)
- Rocky statue, Philadelphia
- Swann Memorial Fountain, Philadelphia, Alexander Stirling Calder
- Statue of Strom Thurmond on the City Square, of his hometown, Edgefield, South Carolina
- Statue of Sam Houston in Huntsville, Texas - At 66 feet (20 m) tall, it is the tallest statue of any American political figure.
- Big Tex - 52 feet (16 m) tall temporary statue erected annually for the Texas State Fair.
- Dallas Zoo's giraffe statue
- Fremont Troll, Seattle
- Hammering Man, Seattle
- The Lone Sailor, Bremerton
- Statue of Lenin, Seattle
- Waiting for the Interurban, Seattle
- The Burghers of Calais and The Thinker by Rodin, at Maryhill Museum of Art near Goldendale, Washington
- Statue of Abraham Lincoln, inside the Lincoln Memorial
- Statue of Thomas Jefferson, inside the Jefferson Memorial
- Christ of Vung Tau, Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu
- Notre-Dame de Tà Pao (Our Lady Tapao statue), Bình Thuận
- Buddha on Nirvana of Ta Cu, Bình Thuận
- Lushan Dafo (depicts Vairocana Buddha); Lushan, Henan, China. 108 m (354 ft) Buddha statue standing on a 20 m (66 ft) lotus throne placed on a 25 m (82 ft) pedestal/building. Completed 2002.
- Ushiku Daibutsu (depicts Amitabha Buddha); Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. 100 m (328 ft) Buddha statue standing on a 10 m (33 ft) lotus throne placed on a 10 m (33 ft) pedestal/building. Completed 1995.
- Guanyin statue of Hainan (depicts Avalokitesvara); Sanya, Hainan, China. 108 m (354 ft). Completed in 2005.
- Emperors Yan and Huang; Zhengzhou, China. 106 m (348 ft). Completed 2007.
- Daikannon of Sendai (depicts Avalokitesvara); Sendai, Japan. 100 m (328 ft).
Tallest and largest equestrian statue
- Statue of Genghis Khan on a horse back near Ulan Bator, Mongolia, completed in 2006 has a height of 40 metres (~131 feet) on a 10 metres (~33 feet) high base. 
- Monument To Gral. José Gervasio Artigas In Minas, Uruguay - 18 meters tall, 9 meters long, weight 150,000 kilos 1974
Largest stone sculptures
- At 54 m wide, the Angel of the North has the largest single dimension.
- The Statue of Liberty is the tallest at 46 m, atop a 47 m pedestal.
- The Enchanted Highway is a collection of the world's largest scrap metal sculptures.
- Vulcan statue, (17m) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, is the largest cast iron statue.
- Usiku Daibutsu || Usiku Jyoen |
- 106-Meter High Statue of Emperors Yan and Huang Built_life_English_SINA.com
Other organizational lists
- List of equestrian statues
- List of statues by height
- List of the tallest statues in the United States
- List of Roman domes
- New Seven Wonders of the World
- List of archaeological sites by country
- List of colossal sculpture in situ
- List of megalithic sites
- List of archaeoastronomical sites by country
- List of Egyptian pyramids
- List of Mesoamerican pyramids
- List of equestrian statues in Italy