Diego Rivera

1886 - 1957

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Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nepomuceno Estanislao de la Rivera y Barrientos Acosta y Rodríguez, known as 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 4,462,747 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Diego Rivera is the 61st most popular painter (up from 68th 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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Among painters, Diego Rivera ranks 61 out of 1,428Before him are Anthony van Dyck, Jean-François Millet, Jackson Pollock, Paolo Veronese, J. M. W. Turner, and Giorgione. After him are Théodore Géricault, Georges Seurat, Giovanni Bellini, Jean-Antoine Watteau, Frans Hals, and Lucas Cranach the Elder.

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Among people born in 1886, Diego Rivera ranks 2Before him is David Ben-Gurion. After him are Robert Schuman, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Oskar Kokoschka, Jean Arp, Béla Kun, Sergey Kirov, Marc Bloch, Karl von Frisch, and Karl Barth. Among people deceased in 1957, Diego Rivera ranks 5Before him are Jean Sibelius, John von Neumann, Friedrich Paulus, and Christian Dior. After him are Miklós Horthy, Humphrey Bogart, Nikos Kazantzakis, Wilhelm Reich, Oliver Hardy, Constantin Brâncuși, and Haakon VII of Norway.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Diego Rivera ranks 3 out of 487Before him are Frida Kahlo (1907) and Anthony Quinn (1915). After him are Moctezuma II (1466), Geronimo (1829), Carlos Slim (1940), Emiliano Zapata (1879), Pancho Villa (1878), Carlos Santana (1947), La Malinche (1502), Cuauhtémoc (1495), and Octavio Paz (1914).

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), and Emmanuel Lubezki (1964).