Charles Gleyre

1806 - 1874

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Marc Gabriel Charles Gleyre (2 May 1806 – 5 May 1874), was a Swiss artist who was a resident in France from an early age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Gleyre has received more than 117,368 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Charles Gleyre is the 545th most popular painter (up from 627th in 2019), the 141st most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 162nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular Swiss Painter.

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Among painters, Charles Gleyre ranks 545 out of 2,023Before him are Narcisse Virgilio Díaz, Parrhasius, Naji al-Ali, Jost Amman, Anton von Werner, and Guido of Siena. After him are Geertgen tot Sint Jans, Willem Kalf, Albert Bierstadt, Edmund Leighton, Sol LeWitt, and Carlo Maratta.

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Among people born in 1806, Charles Gleyre ranks 15Before him are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Omar Pasha, William Webb Ellis, Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller. After him are Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Johan Vilhelm Snellman, Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse, Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play, Duchenne de Boulogne, and Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga. Among people deceased in 1874, Charles Gleyre ranks 13Before him are Johann Philipp Reis, Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria, Josiah Warren, Marià Fortuny, Maria Teresa, Princess of Beira, and Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller. After him are August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Moritz von Jacobi, Constantin von Tischendorf, Cochise, Hans Christian Lumbye, and Carlos Manuel de Céspedes.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Charles Gleyre ranks 141 out of 1,015Before him are Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889), Marthe Keller (1945), Rodolphe Töpffer (1799), Jost Amman (1539), Marina Doria (1935), and Jacob Sprenger (1435). After him are Hugo Koblet (1925), Duarte Pio, Duke of Braganza (1945), Théophile Steinlen (1859), Ami Argand (1750), Infante Carlos, Duke of Calabria (1938), and Alexander Agassiz (1835).

Among PAINTERS In Switzerland

Among painters born in Switzerland, Charles Gleyre ranks 14Before him are Félix Vallotton (1865), Albert Anker (1831), Jean-Étienne Liotard (1702), Matthäus Merian (1593), Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889), and Jost Amman (1539). After him are Théophile Steinlen (1859), Eugène Grasset (1845), Anton Graff (1736), Giovanni Giacometti (1868), Jacques-Laurent Agasse (1767), and Alexandre Calame (1810).