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14 unexpected places where statues of US presidents can be found around the world

late US President Ronald Reagan during a centennial commemoration in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 29, 2011.

  • France, Greece, Hungary, Paraguay, Poland, Russia, and the United Kingdom all have former US presidents memorialized as statues.
  • Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan appear the most.
  • But George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Benjamin Franklin, Rutherford B. Hayes, Thomas Jefferson, Harry Truman, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton are also all remembered.
  • China, for a while, even had a statue of Barack Obama that burst into flames — as a compliment.
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After their terms are up, some US presidents live on in bronze far from their homeland.

Memorialized and often built larger-than-life, governments use the statues to remind read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com





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