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Sign: Rotterdam - Statue of William IV Graaf van Henegouwen


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Korte Hoogstraat 27-31, 3011 GK Rotterdam, Netherlands
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On the sign:
WILLEM IV
Graaf van Henegouwen
verleende Stadsrechten
aan ROTTERDAM
Anno MCCCXL
verbon sc. mcmxc
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The statue was photographed that day by the same photographer Click for a larger image

The sculpture in front of the Schielandshuis Click for sign's details Made by the sculptor Willem Verbon, which features William IV of Holland who was the one who granted city rights to Rotterdam

Translation of the text on the sign:
William IV
Count of Hainaut
City rights granted
to rotterdam
Year 1340
Verbon 1990



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