Statue of Anghel Saligny

The work of Sculptor Oscar Han, an extremely important but controversial artist, the figure of the character who has marked the history of Constanţa and Dobrogea looking for the port.

On the statue's base is a marble plate with the text:

ANGHEL SALIGNY

+1854

He designed and led the construction and construction works
modernization of the port of Constanta (1899-1910)
prefiguring their future development.
The achievements lie between the brightest Romanian engineers.
October 16 1996
On the occasion of the centennial of Constanţa port

Anghel Saligny's bronze statue was made in 1957 by the sculptor Oscar Han. She has 3 meters high and represents Anghel Saligny at rest, standing.

Anghel Saligny was a remarkable construction engineer, the forerunner of the world of metal and reinforced concrete science, making many inventions and unique solutions in the design and construction of bridges and industrial buildings, the foundation of port and docks, and silos wheat by using precast concrete, all in the world premiere.

Saligny's fingerprint on Romania's modernization was profound. In Constanta, Braila, Galati and Giurgiu, on the Prahova Valley, on the railroad that crosses Moldova from the south to the Romanian Academy, at the Bridges and Highways School and especially at the Danube over in Dobrogea, "the great opera, the opera splendid, the admirable work ... the national pride of work, "as Titicaca said in 1925.

Here you can find the address of Anghel Saligny's Statue in Constanţa:

Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta, Constanţa

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