Adolph Menzel

1815 - 1905

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Adolph Friedrich Erdmann von Menzel (8 December 1815 – 9 February 1905) was a German Realist artist noted for drawings, etchings, and paintings. Along with Caspar David Friedrich, he is considered one of the two most prominent German painters of the 19th century, and was the most successful artist of his era in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adolph Menzel has received more than 200,774 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Adolph Menzel is the 24th most popular artist (down from 22nd in 2019), the 147th most popular biography from Poland (down from 136th in 2019) and the most popular Polish Artist.

Adolph Menzel is most famous for his paintings of the life of Frederick the Great.

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Among artists, Adolph Menzel ranks 24 out of 77Before him are Käthe Kollwitz, Marina Abramović, Kurt Schwitters, Banksy, David Hockney, and Josef Albers. After him are Keith Haring, Émile Gallé, Ulay, Akira Yoshizawa, Bernt Notke, and Edward Burne-Jones.

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Among people born in 1815, Adolph Menzel ranks 7Before him are Otto von Bismarck, John Bosco, Ada Lovelace, George Boole, Karl Weierstrass, and Otto of Greece. After him are Johann Jakob Bachofen, Thomas Couture, Ildefons Cerdà, Louis-Jules Trochu, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Ľudovít Štúr. Among people deceased in 1905, Adolph Menzel ranks 9Before him are Muhammad Abduh, Ernst Abbe, Ferdinand von Richthofen, Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, and Prince Philippe, Count of Flanders. After him are Leopold, Prince of Hohenzollern, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Élisée Reclus, Carl Wernicke, Walther Flemming, and Louise Michel.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Adolph Menzel ranks 147 out of 1,231Before him are Olga Tokarczuk (1962), Helena Rubinstein (1872), Solomon Asch (1907), Johann Gustav Droysen (1808), Jan Matejko (1838), and Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810). After him are Itzhak Stern (1901), Joseph Rotblat (1908), Marian Rejewski (1905), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), Konrad Emil Bloch (1912), and Georg Michaelis (1857).

Among ARTISTS In Poland

Among artists born in Poland, Adolph Menzel ranks 1After him are Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven (1874).