Constantin Meunier

1831 - 1905

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Constantin Meunier (12 April 1831 – 4 April 1905) was a Belgian painter and sculptor. He made an important contribution to the development of modern art by elevating the image of the industrial worker, docker and miner to an icon of modernity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Constantin Meunier has received more than 51,487 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Constantin Meunier is the 444th most popular painter (up from 466th in 2019), the 159th most popular biography from Belgium (up from 162nd in 2019) and the 26th most popular Belgian Painter.

Constantin Meunier is most famous for his paintings of coal miners and steel workers.

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Among painters, Constantin Meunier ranks 444 out of 1,428Before him are Anna Ancher, Ary Scheffer, Leonor Fini, Eva Gonzalès, Giambattista Pittoni, and Bob Ross. After him are Sophie Taeuber-Arp, Édouard Vuillard, Eugène Atget, Willem van Aelst, Orcagna, and Cristofano Allori.

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Among people born in 1831, Constantin Meunier ranks 21Before him are Joseph Joachim, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Savitribai Phule, Nikolai Leskov, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, and Albert Anker. After him are Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, Victorien Sardou, Isabella Bird, Nadezhda von Meck, Ilya Ulyanov, and Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil. Among people deceased in 1905, Constantin Meunier ranks 17Before him are Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, Élisée Reclus, Carl Wernicke, Walther Flemming, Louise Michel, and Alois Riegl. After him are Albert Edelfelt, Albert von Kölliker, Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Hudson Taylor, Adolf Bastian, and Alphonse Allais.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Constantin Meunier ranks 159 out of 899Before him are Luce Irigaray (1930), Marc Dutroux (1956), Cipriano de Rore (1515), Princess Clémentine of Belgium (1872), Paul Van Himst (1943), and John Langenus (1891). After him are Godfried Danneels (1933), Raymond Goethals (1921), Wilfried Martens (1936), Johannes Tinctoris (1435), Jacob Le Maire (1585), and Chantal Mouffe (1943).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Constantin Meunier ranks 26Before him are Karel van Mander (1548), Adriaen Brouwer (1605), Pieter Coecke van Aelst (1502), Bartholomeus Spranger (1546), Félicien Rops (1833), and Fernand Khnopff (1858). After him are Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420), Abraham Brueghel (1631), Jan Matsys (1509), Bernard van Orley (1487), Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759), and Melchior Broederlam (1355).