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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 883,817 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Albert Bierstadt is the 593rd most popular painter (up from 658th in 2019), the 1,616th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,791st in 2019) and the 56th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Albert Bierstadt ranks 593 out of 1,421Before him are Otto Mueller, Alesso Baldovinetti, Remedios Varo, Bernardo Strozzi, Anna Boch, and Giovanni Lanfranco. After him are Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, Peter Fendi, Jules Bastien-Lepage, Vlaho Bukovac, Anton von Werner, and Charles-André van Loo.

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Among people born in 1830, Albert Bierstadt ranks 26Before him are Ōkubo Toshimichi, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Jules de Goncourt, and Samori Ture. After him are Lalla Fatma N'Soumer, Princess Eugénie of Sweden, Karl Goldmark, Theodor Leschetizky, Alexei Savrasov, and Carmine Crocco. Among people deceased in 1902, Albert Bierstadt ranks 17Before him are Francis, Duke of Cádiz, Victor D'Hondt, Ion Ivanovici, Albert of Saxony, Archduchess Margarete Sophie of Austria, and Henryk Siemiradzki. After him are John Dalberg-Acton, 1st Baron Acton, Masaoka Shiki, Charles Dow, Jacint Verdaguer, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Albert Bierstadt ranks 1,616 out of 6,142Before him are Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis (1867), Eugen Jochum (1902), Johann van Beethoven (1740), Matthias Sammer (1967), Horst Seehofer (1949), and Joschka Fischer (1948). After him are Princess Margaret of Prussia (1872), Ludwig Büchner (1824), Prince Adalbert of Bavaria (1828), Aenne Burda (1909), Charles the Child (847), and John Adolf, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1575).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Albert Bierstadt ranks 56Before him are Heinrich Füger (1751), Hans Holbein the Elder (1465), Max Pechstein (1881), Hans Hartung (1904), Godfrey Kneller (1646), and Joseph Karl Stieler (1781). After him are Anton von Werner (1843), Oswald Achenbach (1827), Joachim von Sandrart (1606), Felix Nussbaum (1904), Andreas Achenbach (1815), and Sigmar Polke (1941).