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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 22,653 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Benjamin Wilson is the 1,649th most popular painter (down from 1,388th in 2019), the 4,336th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,192nd in 2019) and the 97th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Benjamin Wilson ranks 1,649 out of 1,421Before him are Moshe Castel, Vladimír Vašíček, Barbara Bodichon, Milt Kahl, Erik Pevernagie, and Gerald Scarfe. After him are John Henry Twachtman, Augustus John, William Beechey, Liu Xia, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and Eugene J. Martin.

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Among people born in 1721, Benjamin Wilson ranks 20Before him are Frederick Christian I, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Joseph de Guignes, Anna Dorothea Therbusch, Francesco Sabatini, Roger Sherman, and William Robertson. After him are Peyton Randolph and William Collins. Among people deceased in 1788, Benjamin Wilson ranks 25Before him are Pierre André de Suffren, Infanta Mariana Victoria of Portugal, Charles Wesley, Salomon Gessner, Emmanuel-Armand de Richelieu, duc d'Aiguillon, and Francesco Zuccarelli. After him is John Whitehurst.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Benjamin Wilson ranks 4,336 out of 7,765Before him are Naseem Hamed (1974), Benjamin Mountfort (1825), Duffy (1984), Frederick Grace (1884), Gerald Scarfe (1936), and Ian McLagan (1945). After him are Martin Litchfield West (1937), Joseph Bazalgette (1819), Frank Swift (1913), Vincent Regan (1965), Gertrude Lawrence (1898), and Thomas Sackville, 1st Earl of Dorset (1536).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Benjamin Wilson ranks 97Before him are Ben Nicholson (1894), William Dobson (1610), Randolph Caldecott (1846), Helen Allingham (1848), Barbara Bodichon (1827), and Gerald Scarfe (1936). After him are Augustus John (1878), William Beechey (1753), Derek Riggs (1958), Robert Peake the Elder (1551), Thomas Baines (1820), and William Duesbury (1725).