Ansgar - sculpture at Ribe Cathedral

Ansgar was the missionary bishop who built the first Danish church, precisely in Ribe around the year 860, on the highest point in the area where he was allowed by King Horik to build a church and let a priest take up residence.

The sculpture of Ansgar is made by the artist Hein Heinsen. It was unveiled on 10. December 2015. Ansgar was a missionary bishop who built the first Danish church, in Ribe around the year 860.

Artist: Hein Heinsen.