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22-November-2011 (Kent Watson)
22-November-2011 (Kent Watson)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Neil Follett

A statue commemorates Doctor Sun Yat Sen, the founder of nationalist China who played a significant role in the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty in the early 20th century.

Sun Yat-sen (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese revolutionary and first president and founding father of the Republic of China ("Nationalist China"). He became the first provisional president when the Republic of China was formed in 1912, and later co-founded the Kuo Min Tang (KMT) political party serving as its first leader. 

Location

Address:Cohen Place, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.811162
Long: 144.969303
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Foreigners

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 20th November, 2011
Front Inscription

Dr. Sun Yat Sen

The founder of modern China  

1866 - 1925

Left Side Inscription
The world is for all
Back Inscription

Respectfully erected by the Founding Committee of Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Statue Inc and the Chinese Community of Australia

10 October 2011 Melbourne

Right Side Inscription
Love is for all
Source: MA
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