Statue of Hans Egede

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Statue of Hans Egede
Hans Egede statue.jpg
Type Bronze
Location Nuuk, Greenland

The Statue of Hans Egede is a prominent monument in Nuuk, Greenland. It commemorates the Dano-Norwegian Lutheran missionary Hans Egede who founded Nuuk in 1728. The statue lies on a hill near the shore above Nuuk Cathedral in the historical Old Nuuk area of the city. A duplicate statue by August Saabye stands outside Frederik's Church (Marmorkirken) in Copenhagen.[1]


Statue of Hans Egede in the foreground with Nuuk Cathedral in the background 
Statue with houses of Nuuk in the background 
View of Nuuk with the statue of Hans Egede visible in the background atop a hill 


Coordinates: 64°10′46.6″N 51°44′43.9″W / 64.179611°N 51.745528°W / 64.179611; -51.745528