Charles Hamilton Smith

1776 - 1859

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Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hamilton Smith, KH, KW, FRS, FLS, (26 December 1776 in East Flanders, in the United Provinces of the Netherlands – 21 September 1859 in Plymouth) was an English artist, naturalist, antiquary, illustrator, soldier, and spy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Hamilton Smith has received more than 100,261 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Hamilton Smith is the 1,962nd most popular painter (down from 1,648th in 2019), the 824th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 672nd in 2019) and the 109th most popular Belgian Painter.

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Over the past year Charles Hamilton Smith has had the most page views in the with 11,584 views, followed by Spanish (1,134), and German (1,073). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Galician (110.74%), Catalan (52.31%), and Hindi (31.31%)


Among painters, Charles Hamilton Smith ranks 1,962 out of 2,023Before him are Kenyon Cox, Edwin Lord Weeks, Worthington Whittredge, Elizabeth Catlett, Wayne Thiebaud, and William Nicholson. After him are Keiji Inafune, Thomas Dewing, Florence Fuller, Samuel Colman, Rembrandt Peale, and Gertrude Abercrombie.

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Among people born in 1776, Charles Hamilton Smith ranks 42Before him are François Marie Daudin, José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi, Sydney, Lady Morgan, Dániel Berzsenyi, Prince William Frederick, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh, and Amos Eaton. After him is George M. Bibb. Among people deceased in 1859, Charles Hamilton Smith ranks 63Before him are Thomas Nuttall, Sydney, Lady Morgan, Bakht Khan, Leigh Hunt, Mountstuart Elphinstone, and Richard Rush. After him is George M. Bibb.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Charles Hamilton Smith ranks 824 out of 1,190Before him are David Goffin (1990), Émilie Dequenne (1981), Johan Walem (1972), Hendrik Isemborghs (1914), Helena Noguerra (1969), and Joseph Vissers (1928). After him are Leandro Trossard (1994), Abdelhamid Abaaoud (1987), Gerard Plessers (1959), Patrick Vervoort (1965), Léon Rosenfeld (1904), and Etienne De Wilde (1958).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Charles Hamilton Smith ranks 109Before him are Hieronymus Cock (1518), Joos van Craesbeeck (1605), Daniel Seghers (1590), Rik Wouters (1882), Frank Brangwyn (1867), and Hans Eworth (1520).