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Carl Milles

1875 - 1955

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Carl Milles (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈkɑːɭ ˈmɪ̂lːɛs] ; 23 June 1875 – 19 September 1955) was a Swedish sculptor. He was married to artist Olga Milles (née Granner) and brother to Ruth Milles and half-brother to the architect Evert Milles. Carl Milles sculpted the Gustaf Vasa statue at the Stockholm Nordic Museum, the Poseidon statue in Gothenburg, the Orpheus group outside the Stockholm Concert Hall, and the Fountain of Faith in Falls Church, Virginia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Milles has received more than 137,491 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Carl Milles is the 116th most popular sculptor (up from 121st in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 392nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Swedish Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Carl Milles ranks 116 out of 189Before him are Daniel Buren, John Flaxman, Mino da Fiesole, Desiderio da Settignano, Hendrick de Keyser, and Jules Dalou. After him are Silvio Gazzaniga, Antoine Coysevox, Adam Kraft, Yevgeny Vuchetich, Medardo Rosso, and Bartolomeo Bon.

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Among people born in 1875, Carl Milles ranks 72Before him are Jim Corbett, Pierre Monteux, Eugen Schauman, Alfred P. Sloan, Seyyed Hossein Borujerdi, and Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich of Russia. After him are Princess Louise of Denmark, Princess Adelaide of Schaumburg-Lippe, Avetik Isahakyan, Theodor Innitzer, Svetozar Pribićević, and Ricardo Viñes. Among people deceased in 1955, Carl Milles ranks 73Before him are Jim Corbett, Holger Nielsen, Emma Jung, Isak Samokovlija, Louis Lachenal, and Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin. After him are Horace McCoy, Rudolf Klein-Rogge, Ernst II, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Theodor Innitzer, Lloyd Bacon, and Louis Charles Breguet.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Milles ranks 358 out of 1,612Before him are Anders Sparrman (1748), Greta Thunberg (2003), Lena Endre (1955), Ola Ullsten (1931), Evert Taube (1890), and Odd Nerdrum (1944). After him are Rolf Lassgård (1955), Olof Rudbeck the Younger (1660), Stefan Johansson (1956), Art Spiegelman (1948), Alice Babs (1924), and Gunnar Nilsson (1948).

Among SCULPTORS In Sweden

Among sculptors born in Sweden, Carl Milles ranks 3Before him are Lars Vilks (1946) and Claes Oldenburg (1929). After him are Johan Tobias Sergel (1740).