Albert Bierstadt

1830 - 1902

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Albert Bierstadt (January 7, 1830 – February 18, 1902) was a German American painter best known for his lavish, sweeping landscapes of the American West. He joined several journeys of the Westward Expansion to paint the scenes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Bierstadt has received more than 1,054,509 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Albert Bierstadt is the 548th most popular painter (up from 590th in 2019), the 1,482nd most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,616th in 2019) and the 49th most popular German Painter.

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Over the past year Albert Bierstadt has had the most page views in the with 127,468 views, followed by German (19,018), and French (11,259). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (521.79%), Finnish (126.25%), and Catalan (80.13%)


Among painters, Albert Bierstadt ranks 548 out of 2,023Before him are Jost Amman, Anton von Werner, Guido of Siena, Charles Gleyre, Geertgen tot Sint Jans, and Willem Kalf. After him are Edmund Leighton, Sol LeWitt, Carlo Maratta, Pietro Longhi, Yoshitoshi, and Ivan Bilibin.

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Among people born in 1830, Albert Bierstadt ranks 20Before him are Hans von Bülow, Louise Michel, Étienne-Jules Marey, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, Élisée Reclus, and Jules de Goncourt. After him are Samori Ture, Frederic Leighton, Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, Adèle Hugo, and Karl Goldmark. Among people deceased in 1902, Albert Bierstadt ranks 19Before him are Jacint Verdaguer, Henryk Siemiradzki, James Tissot, Victor D'Hondt, Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, and John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton. After him are Frederick Abel, Masaoka Shiki, Charles Dow, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Adolf Kussmaul.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Albert Bierstadt ranks 1,482 out of 7,253Before him are Frederick II, Elector Palatine (1482), Adam Olearius (1603), Hans Vaihinger (1852), August Oetker (1862), Robert Siodmak (1900), and Karl Eberhard Schöngarth (1903). After him are Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1758), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Mechtilde (1241), Armin Meiwes (1961), Nicolaus von Below (1907), and Adolf Eugen Fick (1829).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Albert Bierstadt ranks 49Before him are Hannah Höch (1889), Wilhelm Busch (1832), Heinz Linge (1913), Michael Wolgemut (1434), Georg Baselitz (1938), and Anton von Werner (1843). After him are Peter von Cornelius (1784), Hans Burgkmair (1473), Joachim von Sandrart (1606), Maria Reiter (1911), Heinrich Füger (1751), and Joos van Cleve (1485).