Benjamin Wilson

1721 - 1788

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Benjamin Wilson (June 21, 1721 – June 6, 1788) was a British painter, printmaker and scientist (natural philosopher). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benjamin Wilson has received more than 20,093 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Benjamin Wilson is the 1,392nd most popular painter, the 4,201st most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 90th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Benjamin Wilson ranks 1,392 out of 1,428Before him are Maxfield Parrish, Augustus John, Władysław Hasior, John Frederick Kensett, John Sloan, and Howard Hodgkin. After him are Sarla Thakral, Kari Byron, Erik Pevernagie, Ernest Townsend, Liu Xia, and Stephen Wiltshire.

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Among people born in 1721, Benjamin Wilson ranks 16Before him are Tobias Smollett, Frederick Christian I, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Samuel von Brukenthal, Francesco Sabatini, Roger Sherman, and William Robertson. After him is Peyton Randolph. Among people deceased in 1788, Benjamin Wilson ranks 26Before him are Pierre André de Suffren, Salomon Gessner, Giovanni Domenico Maraldi, Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duc d'Aiguillon, Francesco Zuccarelli, and John Whitehurst.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Benjamin Wilson ranks 4,201 out of 6,924Before him are Will Poulter (1993), Perry McCarthy (1961), Benjamin Mountfort (1825), Keir Starmer (1962), Kyle Walker (1990), and Ian McNeice (1950). After him are Lady Charlotte Guest (1812), Lily Allen (1985), Don McCullin (1935), Darren Shan (1972), Kenneth Connor (1918), and Paul McGann (1959).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Benjamin Wilson ranks 90Before him are Helen Allingham (1848), Samuel Palmer (1805), William Duesbury (1725), Jack Butler Yeats (1871), Augustus John (1878), and Howard Hodgkin (1932). After him are Ernest Townsend (1880), Stephen Wiltshire (1974), Robert Peake the Elder (1551), Tracey Emin (1963), Stanley Spencer (1891), and Louise Rayner (1832).