August Macke

1887 - 1914

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August Robert Ludwig Macke (3 January 1887 - 26 September 1914) was a German Expressionist painter. He was one of the leading members of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider). He lived during a particularly active time for German art: he saw the development of the main German Expressionist movements as well as the arrival of the successive avant-garde movements which were forming in the rest of Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of August Macke has received more than 287,866 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). August Macke is the 225th most popular painter (up from 230th in 2019), the 590th most popular biography from Germany (down from 555th in 2019) and the 17th most popular German Painter.

August Macke was a German painter who was most famous for his paintings of landscapes and still lifes.

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Among painters, August Macke ranks 225 out of 1,428Before him are Maud Lewis, Paul Delvaux, Han van Meegeren, Pieter Claesz, Raoul Dufy, and Il Sodoma. After him are Balthus, Max Liebermann, Natalia Goncharova, Pietro Lorenzetti, William Hogarth, and Jan van Goyen.

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Among people born in 1887, August Macke ranks 30Before him are Heitor Villa-Lobos, Felix Yusupov, Georg Trakl, Ruth Benedict, Kurt Schwitters, and Leopold Ružička. After him are Wolfgang Köhler, Erich Mendelsohn, Lothar Rendulic, Georgia O'Keeffe, Nadia Boulanger, and John Reed. Among people deceased in 1914, August Macke ranks 14Before him are Paul Heyse, Charles Albert Gobat, Carol I of Romania, August Weismann, Georg Trakl, and Jean Jaurès. After him are Ambrose Bierce, Georges Picquart, Ismail Gaspirali, Eduard Suess, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, and Alphonse Bertillon.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, August Macke ranks 590 out of 5,289Before him are Karl Wolff (1900), August Bebel (1840), Maria Anna of Bavaria (1551), James Last (1929), Till Lindemann (1963), and Karl Gebhardt (1897). After him are Max Liebermann (1847), Klaus Meine (1948), Ernest Augustus, Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1629), Paul Breitner (1951), Hedwig of Silesia (1174), and Francis, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, August Macke ranks 17Before him are Emil Nolde (1867), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Otto Dix (1891), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), George Grosz (1893), and Hans Baldung (1484). After him are Max Liebermann (1847), Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), Max Beckmann (1884), Lucian Freud (1922), Hans von Aachen (1552), and Franz Stuck (1863).