The monument was recreated as a donation by Baltic Germans to celebrate Riga’s 800th jubilee in 2001.
Author: The sculpture was created after photographs by the sculptors Oskars Mikāns and Aigars Zemītis. Copies of the canopy and pedestal were made by the Kalums V LTD supervised by the blacksmith Jānis Vaivods.
Bishop Albert – Albert von Bukshevden (German: Albrecht von Buxthoeven, Latin: Adalbertus Canonicus Rigensis; born about 1165, died January 17, 1229) is the Founder of the city of Riga and the Riga Cathedral. Bishop Albert was the third bishop of Livonia (Ikšķile) and the first bishop of Riga.