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With 5 biographies, Critics are the 98th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Statisticians, Chefs, and Inspirations.

Pantheon has 5 people classified as critics born between 1804 and 1942. Of these 5, none of them are still alive today. The most famous deceased critics include John Ruskin, Vladimir Propp, and Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve.

Deceased Critics

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Most critics were born in United Kingdom (1), Russia (1), and France (1). By city, the most common birth places were Brunswick Square (1), Saint Petersburg (1), and Boulogne-sur-Mer (1).The most common death places of critics were Russia (2), United Kingdom (1), and France (1). By city, these were Saint Petersburg (2), Brantwood (1), and Paris (1).

The earliest biographies classified as critics in Pantheon are John Ruskin, Vissarion Belinsky, and Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve.  The concentration of critics was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier critics are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Critics were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 5 most globally memorable Critics since 1700.

Critics are found within the Humanities domain which also includes Writers, Philosophers, Historians, Linguists, and Journalists.