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Reagan just got a statue in Germany to mark 30 years since the Berlin Wall fell. Here are 15 other unexpected places where statues of US presidents can be found.

After their terms are up, some US presidents live on in bronze far from their homeland.

Memorialized and often built larger-than-life, governments use the statues to remind citizens of the past, to strengthen political ties, or to celebrate the former US leaders for what they did during their terms.

Alternatively, at times of protest, they can be a tool for sending a message. One president's statue was even bombed by protesters.

The Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Paraguay, Poland, Russia, and the United Kingdom all have former US presidents memorialized as statues. For a while, China even had a Barack Obama statue that burst into flames, because he was “so hot” at the time.

Here's where some former US presidents, cast in bronze, are scattered around the world.