Marshal Jozef Pilsudski Monument in Katowice
Monument to Marshal Jozef Pilsudski is set facing the building of the Regional Office of Silesia in Katowice. Monument presents marshal sitting on a horse. The author of the monument is a Croatian sculptor Antun Augustincic who carved such standing in the gardens of the UN in New York’s Statue of Peace.
Monument ordered society of Upper Silesia before the start of World War II. In 1939, the statue has not arrived, however, Polish. For many years he stood in the museum of the sculptor. The statue was brought from Croatia to Katowice in 1991 by the Trade Commission Creative SH, SARP and TUI, the efforts of government, state or city government. It gas undergone restoration work. In 1998, the figure of Marshal Pilsudski on Horseback is set at 6-foot pedestal.