Daniel Chester French

1850 - 1931

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Daniel Chester French (April 20, 1850 – October 7, 1931) was an American sculptor of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, best known for his design of the monumental statue of Abraham Lincoln (1920) in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Chester French has received more than 373,133 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Daniel Chester French is the 183rd most popular sculptor (down from 161st in 2019), the 8,715th most popular biography from United States and the 12th most popular American Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Daniel Chester French ranks 183 out of 190Before her are Martin Kippenberger, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Edmonia Lewis, Sabiha Bengütaş, Francis Leggatt Chantrey, and Rosemarie Trockel. After her are Dale Chihuly, Charles Marion Russell, Ronald Pope, Cícero Moraes, Hema Upadhyay, and Eric Adjetey Anang.

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Among people born in 1850, Daniel Chester French ranks 83Before her are Zdenko Hans Skraup, Emma Abbott, Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Franciszek Rychnowski, Constantin Henriquez, and Robert Ridgway. After her are Henry Cabot Lodge and Lawrence Hargrave. Among people deceased in 1931, Daniel Chester French ranks 114Before her are David Belasco, Ladislaus Bortkiewicz, Emilio Aceval, James Neill, John Monash, and George Whitefield Chadwick. After her are Alma Rubens, Tom Roberts, and Vachel Lindsay.

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Among people born in United States, Daniel Chester French ranks 8,715 out of 15,968Before her are Kendrick Lamar (1987), Yancy Butler (1970), Curtis Fuller (1934), Sonny Perdue (1946), Sean Michaels (1958), and Julie Gibson (1913). After her are Alex Morgan (1989), George Wendt (1948), Harvey Pekar (1939), Vickie Guerrero (1968), Lukas Haas (1976), and George B. Seitz (1888).

Among SCULPTORS In United States

Among sculptors born in United States, Daniel Chester French ranks 12Before her are Dan Flavin (1933), Walter De Maria (1935), Anna Coleman Ladd (1878), Jacob Epstein (1880), Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (1875), and Edmonia Lewis (1844). After her are Dale Chihuly (1941) and Charles Marion Russell (1864).