Zagreb, Croatia -- ...of Ban (Count) Josip Jelačić by Anton Dominik Fernkorn in 1866. This statue once faced north to threaten Hungary with its menacing (but pigeonified) sword. After WWII, the communists covered it over with a paper maiche monument. Jelačić's nationalism was a threat to their international outlook. (Somehow they forgot that Jelačić freed the serfs and established a parliamentary government). Sometime during their rule, the statue was cut to pieces and disappeared. It miraculously reappeared and was reassembled on a new base in 1991 after the communist overthrow. It now faces south as Hungarians are now the friends of the Croats. Count how many of the horse's feet are touching its plinth. There will be a quiz later.

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