Alexandre Benois

1870 - 1960

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Alexandre Nikolayevich Benois (Russian: Алекса́ндр Никола́евич Бенуа́, also spelled Alexander Benois; 3 May [O.S. 21 April] 1870, Saint Petersburg – 9 February 1960, Paris) was a Russian artist, art critic, historian, preservationist and founding member of Mir iskusstva (World of Art), an art movement and magazine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandre Benois has received more than 114,258 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Alexandre Benois is the 1,865th most popular writer (down from 1,745th in 2019), the 622nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 582nd in 2019) and the 79th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Alexandre Benois ranks 1,865 out of 5,794Before him are John of Ruusbroec, John of Ephesus, Menander Protector, Catherine of Bologna, Avitus of Vienne, and Dorothy Parker. After him are Zeki Müren, Frans Sammut, Philippe de Commines, Jean-Jacques Ampère, Mikhail Zoshchenko, and Juvencus.

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Among people born in 1870, Alexandre Benois ranks 55Before him are Jaime, Duke of Madrid, Reginald Lee, Gustav Landauer, François Georges-Picot, Vítězslav Novák, and Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria. After him are Géza Maróczy, Herbert Kilpin, Michael Rostovtzeff, Vladimir Purishkevich, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, and Princess Henriette of Belgium. Among people deceased in 1960, Alexandre Benois ranks 59Before him are James Montgomery Flagg, José Antonio Aguirre, August Kopff, Edwin Fischer, Maurice de Broglie, and Leonard Woolley. After him are St John Philby, Véra Clouzot, Cedric Gibbons, Feroze Gandhi, Bruno Loerzer, and Georges Claude.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexandre Benois ranks 622 out of 2,688Before him are Nicolas de Staël (1914), Nikolai Rezanov (1764), Markian Popov (1902), Maria Bochkareva (1889), Sergey Sazonov (1860), and Grigory Sokolov (1950). After him are Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), Dersu Uzala (1849), Mikhail Nesterov (1862), Sergei Dovlatov (1941), Catherine of Brandenburg (1604), and Alexander Schmorell (1917).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexandre Benois ranks 79Before him are Lilya Brik (1891), Alexander Fadeyev (1901), Denis Fonvizin (1745), Tanya Savicheva (1930), Mukhtar Auezov (1897), and Vasily Shukshin (1929). After him are Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), Sergei Dovlatov (1941), Konstantin Paustovsky (1892), Konstantin Ushinsky (1823), Eduard Uspensky (1937), and Zinaida Gippius (1869).