King Jagiello Monument, New York City

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The King Jagiełło Monument is an equestrian monument of Władysław II Jagiełło, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, located in Central Park, New York City. The monument commemorates the Battle of Grunwald, a decisive defeat of the Teutonic Order in 1410. Originally made for the Polish 1939 New York World's Fair pavilion, the monument was permanently installed in Central Park in 1945. Raised on its grand plinth it is one of the most prominently-sited and impressive of twenty-nine sculptures located in the park.
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  • Very large and impressive sculpture. Famous Polish King Wladyslaw Jagiello on horse with two swards since it shows the moment of his triumph over Teutonic Knights.  more »
  • King Jagiello of Poland defeated the Teutonic Order (Religious military order) in 1410 and this equestrian monument was built for the 1939 New York world fair. The two crossed swords that the King is....  more »

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