Ranevskaya Monument

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Monument to Faina Ranevskaya
Памятник Ф.Г.Раневской
Ranevskaya 01.jpg
Location Taganrog
Designer David Begalov
Material bronze
Height 215cm
Completion date 2008
Opening date May 16, 2008
Dedicated to Faina Ranevskaya

The Monument to Faina Ranevskaya, designed and sculpted by David Begalov is located in front of Faina Ranevskaya's birth house in Taganrog.

Faina Ranevskaya (1896-1984) is recognized as one of the greatest comic actors of the 20th Century. She was born on August 27 (August 15 - Old Style), 1896 in the city of Taganrog in the Nikolaevskaya street, 12 (now Frunze Street, 10).

August 29, 1986, a memorial plate dedicated to Ranevskaya was placed on her birth house in the city of Taganrog. Taganrog Local Government is planning to open a museum dedicated to Ranevskaya in the near future. A monument to Faina Ranevskaya (by the artist David Begalov) in front of the house was unveiled on May 16, 2008 within the framework of the First International Ranevskaya Drama Festival "The Great Province".[1]



Coordinates: 47°12′38″N 38°56′01″E / 47.21056°N 38.93361°E / 47.21056; 38.93361