David d'Angers

1788 - 1856

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Pierre-Jean David (12 March 1788 – 4 January 1856) was a French sculptor, medalist and active freemason. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David d'Angers has received more than 104,048 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). David d'Angers is the 71st most popular sculptor (up from 81st in 2019), the 1,965th most popular biography from France (up from 2,175th in 2019) and the 15th most popular French Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, David d'Angers ranks 71 out of 258Before him are Bernardo Rossellino, Francesco Laurana, Pietro Bernini, Yaacov Agam, Antonio Corradini, and François Girardon. After him are Cephisodotus the Elder, Giorgio da Sebenico, Jean Goujon, Giacomo Manzù, Johann Gottfried Schadow, and Silanion.

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Among people born in 1788, David d'Angers ranks 21Before him are Robert Peel, Ranavalona I, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Johan Christian Dahl, Mikhail Lazarev, and Leopold Gmelin. After him are Friedrich Rückert, Geert Adriaans Boomgaard, Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, Carl Reichenbach, Pierre Joseph Pelletier, and Felice Romani. Among people deceased in 1856, David d'Angers ranks 18Before him are Théodore Chassériau, Farkas Bolyai, Manuela Sáenz, Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, Florestan I, Prince of Monaco, and Princess Elisabeth of Savoy. After him are Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov, Augustin Thierry, Princess Pauline of Württemberg, Pyotr Chaadayev, Georgios Sinas, and Ernst Gottlieb von Steudel.

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In France

Among people born in France, David d'Angers ranks 1,965 out of 6,770Before him are Amadeus V, Count of Savoy (1249), Louis François, Prince of Conti (1717), Jean-Baptiste Rousseau (1669), Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay (1740), William Kennedy Dickson (1860), and François Girardon (1628). After him are Frederick I, Duke of Württemberg (1557), Jean Rouch (1917), Félix Gouin (1884), Richard, Duke of Burgundy (858), Peter the Venerable (1092), and Pierre Plantard (1920).

Among SCULPTORS In France

Among sculptors born in France, David d'Angers ranks 15Before him are Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741), Louise Bourgeois (1911), François Rude (1784), Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716), Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714), and François Girardon (1628). After him are Jean Goujon (1510), César Baldaccini (1921), Jean de Chelles (1200), Raymond Duchamp-Villon (1876), Antoine Coysevox (1640), and Antoine-Louis Barye (1795).