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First statue of Steve Jobs unveiled in Budapest

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Hungarian sculptor Erno Toth unveils his statue of the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs during a ceremony in a private business park in Budapest, Dec. 21.

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A man takes picture with an Apple iPad of a Steve Jobs monument by Hungarian sculptor Erno Toth in the Graphisoft Park, Budapest, Dec. 21.

According to Reuters:

A Hungarian software company unveiled what it said was the world's first bronze statue of Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs Wednesday, calling him one of the greatest personalities of the modern age.

The bronze work by sculptor Erno Toth stands in the Budapest campus of architectural software maker Graphisoft.

"He was one of the greatest (personalities) in our era, that's what we wanted to express with this sculpture here," Graphisoft Chairman Gabor Bojar told Reuters.

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