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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 328,233 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). August Macke is the 252nd most popular painter (down from 225th in 2019), the 660th most popular biography from Germany (down from 590th in 2019) and the 19th 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 252 out of 1,421Before him are Sebastiano del Piombo, Kees van Dongen, Francesco Guardi, Rosso Fiorentino, Gentile da Fabriano, and Francesco Hayez. After him are Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Domenichino, Orazio Gentileschi, Jan van Goyen, Helene Schjerfbeck, and Luigi Russolo.

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Among people born in 1887, August Macke ranks 34Before him are Nikolai Vavilov, Nadia Boulanger, Lothar Rendulic, Wolfgang Köhler, James B. Sumner, and Kurt Schwitters. After him are John Reed, Leopold Ružička, Erich Mendelsohn, Julian Huxley, René Cassin, and Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal. Among people deceased in 1914, August Macke ranks 15Before him are Paul Heyse, Carol I of Romania, August Weismann, Jean Jaurès, Georg Trakl, and Ismail Gaspirali. After him are Maximilian von Spee, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, Eduard Suess, Ambrose Bierce, Alphonse Bertillon, and Alexander Samsonov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, August Macke ranks 660 out of 6,142Before him are Hugo Ball (1886), Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1818), James Last (1929), Hugo Junkers (1859), Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877), and Kurt Schwitters (1887). After him are John William Friso, Prince of Orange (1687), George William, Elector of Brandenburg (1595), Erich Mielke (1907), Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), Princess Charlotte of Prussia (1860), and Ottmar Hitzfeld (1949).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, August Macke ranks 19Before him are Emil Nolde (1867), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Hans Baldung (1484), George Grosz (1893), Franz Stuck (1863), and Hans von Aachen (1552). After him are Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), Max Beckmann (1884), Anselm Kiefer (1945), Philipp Otto Runge (1777), Hendrik Goltzius (1558), and Carl Spitzweg (1808).