Beau Brummell

1778 - 1840

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George Bryan "Beau" Brummell (7 June 1778 – 30 March 1840) was an important figure in Regency England and, for many years, the arbiter of men's fashion. At one time, he was a close friend of the Prince Regent, the future King George IV, but after the two quarrelled and Brummell got into debt, he had to take refuge in France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Beau Brummell has received more than 1,207,800 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Beau Brummell is the 42nd most popular designer (up from 43rd in 2019), the 1,597th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,598th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Designer.

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Among designers, Beau Brummell ranks 42 out of 87Before him are Josiah Wedgwood, Adrian Frutiger, Jeanne Lanvin, Andokides painter, Milton Glaser, and Luigi Colani. After him are Syd Mead, Hans Wegner, John Baskerville, Jimmy Choo, Nicolas Jenson, and Otl Aicher.

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Among people born in 1778, Beau Brummell ranks 24Before him are Honoré V, Prince of Monaco, Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Sophie Blanchard, Frederick Louis, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Carl Ludvig Engel, and Kittur Chennamma. After him are Augustinos Kapodistrias, Sigismund von Neukomm, Joseph Lancaster, Jean Baptiste Gay, vicomte de Martignac, Mariano Moreno, and Joseph Aspdin. Among people deceased in 1840, Beau Brummell ranks 22Before him are Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Crown Princess of Prussia, Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, Carl Ludvig Engel, and Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom. After him are Pierre Dupont de l'Étang, Marcellin Champagnat, Anne Lister, Nicholas Aylward Vigors, Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, and Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Beau Brummell ranks 1,597 out of 6,924Before him are Rupert Grint (1988), Michael Owen (1979), John Fletcher (1579), Jeff Lynne (1947), John Muir (1838), and Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770). After him are Stephen Langton (1150), Anthony Blunt (1907), Wendy Hiller (1912), Francis Rossi (1949), Eileen Essell (1922), and Havelock Ellis (1859).

Among DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among designers born in United Kingdom, Beau Brummell ranks 7Before him are William Morris (1834), Thomas Andrews (1873), Thomas Chippendale (1718), Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868), Alexander McQueen (1969), and Josiah Wedgwood (1730). After him are John Baskerville (1706), Laura Ashley (1925), Storm Thorgerson (1944), Yvonne Blake (1940), Jony Ive (1967), and Matthew Carter (1937).