King Carol I Monument
Public Art : King Carol I Monument
Also Known As: King Charles I Monument
Sculptor: © Ivan Mestrovic (1883-1962) . Florin Codre
Date Unveiled: The original statue of King Carol I
was inaugurated in 1939 but was later destroyed by the Soviets as part of a systematic erazing of the nation's
memory, following the rise of a communist regime .
Things you may not know about the King Carol I
Monument: In 1948 the Communists melted the original statue to make a Lenin statue.
Acknowledgements: Thank you to Simon Akkerman and
Doreena Nita for kindly providing the photos.