Empress Josephine Statue

Local nameStatue de l'Impératrice Joséphine Monument

A statue of the Empress Joséphine was installed in Fort-de-France, Martinique, from 1859 until 2020. It commemorated the Empress Joséphine, who was born on Martinique, and was commissioned by her grandson Napoleon III from the sculptor Gabriel Vital Dubray. In 2020 it was destroyed by anti-colonial activists.

Tags StatueRegional HeritageMemorialHeritage
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statue_of_the_Empress_Joséphine

Samdurant website http://samdurant.net/defaced_monuments/Pages/Mantinique/mantinique.html

Address Rue de la liberté, Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique

Coordinates 14°36'13.827" N -61°4'4.877" E

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