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Dante Gabriel Rossetti

1828 - 1882

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Gabriel Charles Dante Rossetti (12 May 1828 – 9 April 1882), generally known as Dante Gabriel Rossetti ( rə-ZET-ee, Italian: [rosˈsetti]), was an English poet, illustrator, painter, translator, and member of the Rossetti family. He founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848 with William Holman Hunt and John Everett Millais. Rossetti inspired the next generation of artists and writers, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones in particular. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dante Gabriel Rossetti has received more than 2,078,893 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Dante Gabriel Rossetti is the 425th most popular writer (up from 430th in 2019), the 328th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 324th in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Writer.

Dante Gabriel Rossetti was a painter, illustrator, and poet. He was also one of the founding members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His most famous painting is probably The Girlhood of Mary Virgin.

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Among writers, Dante Gabriel Rossetti ranks 425 out of 5,755Before him are Karl Barth, Joseph Brodsky, Zecharia Sitchin, George Eliot, Elena Ferrante, and G. K. Chesterton. After him are Jami, Phaedrus, Louis Aragon, Vladimir Vysotsky, Bohumil Hrabal, and Ennius.

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Among people born in 1828, Dante Gabriel Rossetti ranks 9Before him are Henry Dunant, Henrik Ibsen, Randal Cremer, Rani of Jhansi, Hippolyte Taine, and Saigō Takamori. After him are Charbel Makhlouf, Nikolay Chernyshevsky, Louise of the Netherlands, Albert Marth, Albert of Saxony, and John Langdon Down. Among people deceased in 1882, Dante Gabriel Rossetti ranks 8Before him are Giuseppe Garibaldi, Friedrich Wöhler, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Jesse James, Arthur de Gobineau, and Theodor Schwann. After him are Bruno Bauer, Louis Blanc, Francesco Hayez, William Stanley Jevons, Léon Gambetta, and Joseph Liouville.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dante Gabriel Rossetti ranks 328 out of 7,765Before him are Jacqueline Bisset (1944), Jon Lord (1941), Æthelred I, King of Wessex (837), George Eliot (1819), G. K. Chesterton (1874), and William Crookes (1832). After him are Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (1220), Ian McShane (1942), Rudolf Abel (1903), Gertrude Bell (1868), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), and Bartholomew Roberts (1682).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Dante Gabriel Rossetti ranks 38Before him are Anne Brontë (1820), Cyrano de Bergerac (1619), William Wordsworth (1770), Ken Follett (1949), George Eliot (1819), and G. K. Chesterton (1874). After him are Christopher Marlowe (1564), Enid Blyton (1897), Thomas Paine (1737), John Galsworthy (1867), Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849), and D. H. Lawrence (1885).