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Betreff: Re: Nep. is an abbreviation or something else?
Verfasser: Mohnbauer
Datum: Donnerstag, 4. Januar 2018
Klassifizierung: Abfrage

The person was named after the Saint Johann Nepomuk, a Czech Martyr.

In the Christian worship of saints, the bridge as an attribute to the execution of a martyr down, who was overthrown by a bridge. The most famous representative is St. Nepomuk, who is considered the patron saint of bridges.

These statues are called Bridge Saint, german "Brückenheiliger":ücke#Bildende_Kunst