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1837 - 1917

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Charles Auguste Émile Durand, known as Carolus-Duran (Lille 4 July 1837 – 17 February 1917 Paris), was a French painter and art instructor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carolus-Duran has received more than 157,118 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Carolus-Duran is the 696th most popular painter (up from 786th in 2019), the 2,085th most popular biography from France (up from 2,249th in 2019) and the 128th most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Carolus-Duran ranks 696 out of 1,421Before him are Agostino Tassi, Jan Kupecký, David Roberts, Anton Ažbe, Ludolf Bakhuizen, and Emanuel de Witte. After him are Giovanni Baglione, Frans Masereel, Jasper Johns, Victor Brauner, Louis-Léopold Boilly, and Dong Qichang.

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Among people born in 1837, Carolus-Duran ranks 40Before him are Wild Bill Hickok, Abraham Kuyper, Arnold Janssen, Maria Domenica Mazzarello, Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. After him are Prince Albert of Prussia, Théodore Dubois, Alexandre Guilmant, Henry Draper, Georg Ebers, and Tippu Tip. Among people deceased in 1917, Carolus-Duran ranks 36Before him are Maximilian von Prittwitz, Gustav von Schmoller, Georges Guynemer, Mendele Mocher Sforim, Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, and Bérenger Saunière. After him are Ivan Goremykin, Lucien Petit-Breton, Kristian Birkeland, Matthias Zurbriggen, Duke Philipp of Württemberg, and Boris Stürmer.

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In France

Among people born in France, Carolus-Duran ranks 2,085 out of 6,011Before him are Germanus of Auxerre (378), Michel-Gabriel Paccard (1757), Marie Harel (1761), Étienne Dolet (1509), Tristan Corbière (1845), and Samir Nasri (1987). After him are Jean Picard (1620), Henry of Flanders (1174), François Georges-Picot (1870), Jacques Copeau (1879), Joséphin Péladan (1858), and Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay (1740).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Carolus-Duran ranks 128Before him are Nicolas de Largillière (1656), Louis-Michel van Loo (1707), Narcisse Virgilio Díaz (1807), Fernand Cormon (1845), Eugène Carrière (1849), and Amédée Ozenfant (1886). After him are Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761), Émile Friant (1863), Carle Vernet (1758), Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686), Léon Cogniet (1794), and Jean Fautrier (1898).