Relocating the statues from the University Square

Spiru Haret, Gheorghe Lazar, Mihai Viteazul and Heliade Radulescu returned to their original place at the University on Saturday. The moving operation started a 5:30 in the morning, the first statue being that of Spiru Haret, with a height of 9.5 meters and 124 tons weight. It was followed by Gheorghe Lazar (8.5 m, 117 t), Mihai Viteazul (8 m, 97 t) and Heliade Radulescu (9 m, 104 t).

ANUL 2012

Numar 4 statui


For the transport, which lasted about an hour for each statue, a special modular trailer from Austria was used, and for loading and unloading, two special cranes of 500 and 250 tons. The operation was attended by a team of 100 people, who coordinated perfectly together.


Gheorghe Lazar Statue

Ion Georgescu –Gheorghe Lazăr, marble, 1886


Mihai Viteazul Statue

Albert Ernest Carrier-Belleuse, Mihai Viteazul, statuie ecvestră, bronz, 1874


Ion Heliade Radulescu Statue

Ettore Ferrari – Ion Heliade Rădulescu, marble, 1881


Spiru Haret Statue

Ion Jalea – Spiru Haret, marble, 1936