Cosmas Damian Asam

1686 - 1739

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Cosmas Damian Asam (29 September 1686 – 10 May 1739) was a German painter and architect during the late Baroque period. Born in Benediktbeuern, he lived in Rome from 1711 to 1713 to study at the Accademia di San Luca with Carlo Maratta. In 1713, Asam won the Academy's first prize for his drawing of Miracle of Saint Pio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cosmas Damian Asam has received more than 55,543 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Cosmas Damian Asam is the 1,437th most popular painter (down from 1,335th in 2019), the 3,815th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,565th in 2019) and the 129th most popular German Painter.

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Over the past year Cosmas Damian Asam has had the most page views in the with 8,363 views, followed by English (7,665), and Spanish (1,838). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lithuanian (67.16%), Belarusian (60.34%), and Egyptian Arabic (42.49%)


Among painters, Cosmas Damian Asam ranks 1,437 out of 2,023Before him are Hermann Zapf, George Bellows, Chen Jiru, Alexander Kanoldt, Maruyama Ōkyo, and Edwin Austin Abbey. After him are Haddon Sundblom, Amalia Lindegren, Václav Brožík, Jörg Immendorff, Giulia Lama, and Juan Fernández Navarrete.

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Among people born in 1686, Cosmas Damian Asam ranks 14Before him are Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Vasily Tatishchev, Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Antoine de Jussieu, Johann Georg Christian, Prince of Lobkowicz, and Domenico Montagnana. After him are Andrey Osterman, Giuseppe Simone Assemani, and Jan Frederik Gronovius. Among people deceased in 1739, Cosmas Damian Asam ranks 10Before him are Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, Marie Anne de Bourbon, James Anderson, Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach, Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Reinhard Keiser. After him are Dick Turpin, and George Lillo.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Cosmas Damian Asam ranks 3,815 out of 7,253Before him are Alexander Kanoldt (1881), Friedel Lutz (1939), Bernhard Romberg (1767), Friedrich Ludwig Schröder (1744), Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke (1835), and Inge Borkh (1921). After him are Johann Georg Halske (1814), Wolfgang Kleff (1946), Blixa Bargeld (1959), Walter Kempowski (1929), Ludowika Jakobsson (1884), and Petra Schürmann (1933).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Cosmas Damian Asam ranks 129Before him are Virgil Solis (1514), Anni Albers (1899), Karl Hofer (1878), Jan Boeckhorst (1604), Hermann Zapf (1918), and Alexander Kanoldt (1881). After him are Jörg Immendorff (1945), Christian Rohlfs (1849), J. C. Leyendecker (1874), Christian Albrecht Jensen (1792), Joseph-Nicolas Robert-Fleury (1797), and Hans Leonhard Schäufelein (1480).