History & Facts About Christ The Redeemer Statue

Christ The Redeemer Statue is one of the seven wonders of the world. You can get the Christ The Redeemer Statue Information, History Of Christ The Redeemer Statue and Interesting Facts about Christ The Redeemer Statue.

Christ The Redeemer Statue Information

Christ The Redeemer Statue was built in Rio de Janerio. It was built by the Brazillian Engineer Heitor da Silva Costa in collaboration with the French engineer Albert Caquot. The Redeemer statue is the statue of Jesus Christ.

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This statue was created by the Paul Landowski. This statue was made between 1922 and 1931. The Redeemer statue is 38 meters tall including 8 meters of a pillar. the width of the statue is 28 meters. The Statue own a weight of 635 Metric tonnes.

History of  Christ The Redeemer Statue

In the Decade of 1850, The Vincentian pastor Pedro Maria Boss give a suggestion about to accommodation of Christian memorial to the Brazilian Dynasty Isabel. The Project under this suggestion was failed because the princess did not permit for this suggestion.

In The 19th Century, The Catholic Circle made a proposal for the statue. the Catholic circle has organized an event to attract a donation fund & collect a signature to support the proposal made by them. They were successful in to collect a signature & donations from the people. the most of fund donated by the Brazillian catholic people.

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The statue created by the French sculptor Paul Landowski. The Heitor Da Silva and Albert Caquot built the Statue. The Gheorghe Leonida created the work.

The design of the statue considered Christian cross by the Jesus’ hands. This Cross done by hands is the symbol of peace. The Statue was designed by Heitor Da Silva. The Paul Landowski was done work of statue.

The technicians and engineers group studied the Landowski report. The group was felt that structure of statue building of reinforced cement concrete. because the reinforced cement concrete is more strong and suitable for Jesus Christ statue.

The Outer building layers were built of soapstone. The construction of a statue complete in 9 years and cost of the statue construction about 250,000 US dollar. 

Interesting facts about Christ the Redeemer 

The Statue building took 9 years from 1922 to 1931.

The Statue was world’s third highest statue of the Jesus Christ.

Jesus Christ Statue was made by special stones name Soapstone and with reinforced cement concrete.

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The Jesus Christ statue was included in world’s wonders in July 2007.

In 2008, the thunder lightning damaged the statue and the repairing work is done in 2014.

The statue observation time in evening and night is the best. 

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