Charles Willson Peale

1741 - 1827

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Charles Willson Peale (April 15, 1741 – February 22, 1827) was an American painter, soldier, scientist, inventor, politician and naturalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Willson Peale has received more than 366,773 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Charles Willson Peale is the 1,307th most popular painter (down from 1,171st in 2019), the 5,827th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,192nd in 2019) and the 78th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Charles Willson Peale ranks 1,307 out of 1,428Before him are Julie Wilhelmine Hagen-Schwarz, Artur Grottger, Alfred Manessier, Rockwell Kent, Asher Brown Durand, and Thomas Bewick. After him are Tina Blau, Amalia Lindegren, Chen Hongshou, Charles Sheeler, Kenneth Noland, and Victor Meirelles.

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Among people born in 1741, Charles Willson Peale ranks 24Before him are Pierre Pigneau de Behaine, Arthur Young, Johann Gottlieb Naumann, José Cadalso, William Withering, and Ivan Gudovich. After him are Aagje Deken, Franciszek Karpiński, John Langdon, Thomas Fitzsimons, Samuel Chase, and George Walton. Among people deceased in 1827, Charles Willson Peale ranks 30Before him are Antoine Nicolas Duchesne, Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen, Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, Hugh Clapperton, Heinrich Boie, and José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi. After him are Henry Salt, Rufus King, and Israel Pickens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Willson Peale ranks 5,827 out of 15,968Before him are J. B. Lenoir (1929), Jim Lightbody (1882), Sandy Dennis (1937), Roger McGuinn (1942), Debra Messing (1968), and Kate Wilhelm (1928). After him are Ted Meredith (1891), Richard Helms (1913), Sylvanus Morley (1883), Bob Lazar (1959), Bob Barker (1923), and Marni Nixon (1930).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Charles Willson Peale ranks 78Before him are William Merritt Chase (1849), Mel Ramos (1935), Edward Ruscha (1937), Alex Katz (1927), Rockwell Kent (1882), and Asher Brown Durand (1796). After him are Charles Sheeler (1883), Kenneth Noland (1924), Washington Allston (1779), Edward Hicks (1780), Jenny Holzer (1950), and Thomas Hart Benton (1889).