Édouard Manet

1832 - 1883

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Édouard Manet (UK: , US: , French: [edwaʁ manɛ]; 23 January 1832 – 30 April 1883) was a French modernist painter. He was one of the first 19th-century artists to paint modern life, and a pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism. Born into an upper-class household with strong political connections, Manet rejected the future originally envisioned for him, and became engrossed in the world of painting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Édouard Manet has received more than 2,308,747 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia. Édouard Manet is the 27th most popular painter (down from 26th in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from France (down from 37th in 2019) and the 6th most popular French Painter.

Édouard Manet is most famous for his paintings of Parisian life in the 1860s.

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Among painters, Édouard Manet ranks 27 out of 1,428Before him are Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Donatello, Titian, El Greco, Jan van Eyck, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. After him are Eugène Delacroix, Hieronymus Bosch, Wassily Kandinsky, Piet Mondrian, Edgar Degas, and Marc Chagall.

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Among people born in 1832, Édouard Manet ranks 1After him are Gustave Eiffel, Lewis Carroll, Nikolaus Otto, Wilhelm Wundt, Gustave Doré, Maximilian I of Mexico, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Edward Burnett Tylor, William Crookes, Louisa May Alcott, and Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld. Among people deceased in 1883, Édouard Manet ranks 3Before him are Karl Marx and Richard Wagner. After him are Ivan Turgenev, Gustave Doré, Emir Abdelkader, Henri, Count of Chambord, Midhat Pasha, Joseph Plateau, Frederick Francis II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Charles II, Duke of Parma, and Princess Marianne of the Netherlands.

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In France

Among people born in France, Édouard Manet ranks 43 out of 5,234Before him are Simone de Beauvoir (1908), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Charles Baudelaire (1821), Auguste Comte (1798), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841), and Coco Chanel (1883). After him are Philip IV of France (1268), Eugène Delacroix (1798), Claude Debussy (1862), Claudius (-10), Michel de Montaigne (1533), and Gustave Flaubert (1821).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Édouard Manet ranks 6Before him are Claude Monet (1840), Paul Gauguin (1848), Paul Cézanne (1839), Henri Matisse (1869), and Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841). After him are Eugène Delacroix (1798), Edgar Degas (1834), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Gustave Courbet (1819), and Nicolas Poussin (1594).