Diego Rivera

1886 - 1957

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Diego Rivera (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈdjeɣo riˈβeɾa]; December 8, 1886 – November 24, 1957), was a prominent Mexican painter. His large frescoes helped establish the mural movement in Mexican and international art. Between 1922 and 1953, Rivera painted murals in, among other places, Mexico City, Chapingo, and Cuernavaca, Mexico; and San Francisco, Detroit, and New York City, United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego Rivera has received more than 6,305,617 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Diego Rivera is the 78th most popular painter (down from 55th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Mexico and the 2nd most popular Mexican Painter.

Diego Rivera is most famous for his murals, which are painted on large walls. He was a Mexican artist who was born in 1886 and died in 1957.

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Over the past year Diego Rivera has had the most page views in the with 670,896 views, followed by Spanish (583,101), and French (100,116). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Albanian (2,478.26%), Waray (321.36%), and Korean (189.97%)


Among painters, Diego Rivera ranks 78 out of 2,023Before him are Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Ilya Repin, Francisco de Zurbarán, Cimabue, and Gustave Doré. After him are François Boucher, Alfred Sisley, Jackson Pollock, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Canaletto, and Pietro Perugino.

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Among people born in 1886, Diego Rivera ranks 4Before him are David Ben-Gurion, Alfonso XIII of Spain, and Robert Schuman. After him are Oskar Kokoschka, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Manne Siegbahn, Béla Kun, Sergey Kirov, Marc Bloch, René Guénon, and Jean Arp. Among people deceased in 1957, Diego Rivera ranks 6Before him are Haakon VII of Norway, Friedrich Paulus, Jean Sibelius, John von Neumann, and Miklós Horthy. After him are Christian Dior, Nikos Kazantzakis, Humphrey Bogart, Johannes Stark, Wilhelm Reich, and Arturo Toscanini.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Diego Rivera ranks 3 out of 729Before him are Frida Kahlo (1907), and Anthony Quinn (1915). After him are Moctezuma II (1466), Emiliano Zapata (1879), Carlos Slim (1940), Pancho Villa (1878), Octavio Paz (1914), Porfirio Díaz (1830), Carlos Santana (1947), Cuauhtémoc (1495), and Salma Hayek (1966).

Among PAINTERS In Mexico

Among painters born in Mexico, Diego Rivera ranks 2Before him are Frida Kahlo (1907). After him are David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896), José Clemente Orozco (1883), Rufino Tamayo (1899), Juan O'Gorman (1905), Emmanuel Lubezki (1964), and Francisco Toledo (1940).