Mads Lange Bust

Sailor and grocer with the nickname King of Bali

Mads Lange (1807-1856) called "King of Bali", was born in Rudkøbing and went to sea at the age of 17. In 1834 he became a captain and started with a friend Burd & Company. The company traded with weapons, ammunition, rice, spices, Chinese coins and opium. The statue is by Lars Calmer. Read more