Édouard-Henri Avril

1849 - 1928

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Édouard-Henri Avril (21 May 1849 – 28 July 1928) was a French painter and commercial artist. Under the pseudonym Paul Avril, he was an illustrator of erotic literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Édouard-Henri Avril has received more than 1,405,527 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Édouard-Henri Avril is the 188th most popular painter (down from 167th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Algeria (up from 13th in 2019) and the most popular Algerian Painter.

Édouard-Henri Avril is most famous for his work as a sculptor. He was born in 1883 and died in 1962. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts, and he was a contemporary of Auguste Rodin.

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Among painters, Édouard-Henri Avril ranks 188 out of 1,428Before him are Benozzo Gozzoli, Joshua Reynolds, Utamaro, Dieric Bouts, Pieter de Hooch, and Zeuxis. After him are John William Waterhouse, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, George Grosz, Antoine-Jean Gros, Chaim Soutine, and Petrus Christus.

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Among people born in 1849, Édouard-Henri Avril ranks 6Before him are Ivan Pavlov, August Strindberg, Muhammad Abduh, August von Mackensen, and Felix Klein. After him are John William Waterhouse, Bernhard von Bülow, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Alfred von Tirpitz, Bertha Benz, and John Ambrose Fleming. Among people deceased in 1928, Édouard-Henri Avril ranks 8Before him are Hendrik Lorentz, Wilhelm Wien, Leoš Janáček, Max Scheler, Maria Feodorovna, and Emmeline Pankhurst. After him are Thomas Hardy, Pyotr Wrangel, Theodore William Richards, Johannes Fibiger, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, and Loie Fuller.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Édouard-Henri Avril ranks 12 out of 164Before him are Macrinus (164), Louis Althusser (1918), Saint Monica (332), Jugurtha (-160), Ahmed Ben Bella (1916), and Emir Abdelkader (1808). After him are Juba II (-52), Dihya (700), Houari Boumédiène (1932), Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (1933), Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois (1898), and Martianus Capella (360).

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Among painters born in Algeria, Édouard-Henri Avril ranks 1