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Exhibition- Laval Nugent – Warrior and Art Collector
June 27, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 am
This exhibition developed by the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb and the Embassy of the Republic of Croatia celebrates the life and legacy of Irishman, Count Laval Nugent of Westmeath. Laval Nugent was Irish by birth, a field marshal in the Austrian Army, a negotiator during the Napoleonic Wars, a Croatian national hero and a passionate art collector.
This exhibition is part of a programme of events highlighting the links between the cities of Galway, Ireland and Rijeka, Croatia – both European Capitals of Culture in 2020.