Christian Boltanski

1944 - 2021

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Christian Liberté Boltanski (6 September 1944 – 14 July 2021) was a French sculptor, photographer, painter, and film maker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Boltanski has received more than 252,486 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Christian Boltanski is the 617th most popular painter (down from 544th in 2019), the 1,835th most popular biography from France (down from 1,642nd in 2019) and the 120th most popular French Painter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 250k

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  • 58.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Christian Boltanski has had the most page views in the with 41,063 views, followed by English (19,882), and German (8,520). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Volapük (128.64%), Catalan (96.47%), and Armenian (38.52%)


Among painters, Christian Boltanski ranks 617 out of 2,023Before her are Ludolf Bakhuizen, Frank Stella, Francesco Francia, Leonid Pasternak, Vlaho Bukovac, and Wenceslaus Hollar. After her are Melchior Broederlam, Wifredo Lam, Pierre Soulages, Carl Andre, Nicolas de Staël, and Tom Wesselmann.

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Among people born in 1944, Christian Boltanski ranks 143Before her are Gary Busey, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ayad Allawi, Luis Ladaria Ferrer, Ron Huldai, and Willem van Hanegem. After her are Kiri Te Kanawa, Chung Hong-won, John Entwistle, Jan Guillou, James Heckman, and Michel Polnareff. Among people deceased in 2021, Christian Boltanski ranks 103Before her are Đorđe Balašević, Didier Ratsiraka, Mira Furlan, Max Mosley, Carolyn S. Shoemaker, and Viktor Bryukhanov. After her are Paulo Mendes da Rocha, Luis del Sol, Kim Yong-ju, Marion Ramsey, Gunnel Lindblom, and Olympia Dukakis.

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In France

Among people born in France, Christian Boltanski ranks 1,835 out of 6,770Before her are Vincent of Lérins (400), Philippe de Broca (1933), Jean-Luc Dehaene (1940), Joseph-Nicolas Delisle (1688), Charlotte Bonaparte (1802), and Anne de Pisseleu d'Heilly (1508). After her are Elias, Duke of Parma (1880), Pierre Soulages (1919), Charles, Cardinal of Lorraine (1524), Antoine Baumé (1728), André Jolivet (1905), and John V, Duke of Brittany (1389).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Christian Boltanski ranks 120Before her are Henri-Edmond Cross (1856), Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville (1803), Jules Breton (1827), Nicolas de Largillière (1656), Jules Dupré (1811), and Constant Troyon (1810). After her are Pierre Soulages (1919), Jean-Baptiste Isabey (1767), Pierre-Paul Prud'hon (1758), Jean-Paul Laurens (1838), Valentin de Boulogne (1591), and Charles-André van Loo (1705).