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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 5,541,235 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Diego Rivera is the 55th most popular painter (up from 61st 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 55 out of 1,421Before him are Paul Klee, Georges Braque, Andrea del Verrocchio, Georges Seurat, Paolo Veronese, and Ilya Repin. After him are Jean-François Millet, Egon Schiele, Artemisia Gentileschi, Kazimir Malevich, Anthony van Dyck, and Giorgione.

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

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Diego Rivera ranks 3 out of 585Before him are Frida Kahlo (1907) and Anthony Quinn (1915). After him are Moctezuma II (1466), Geronimo (1829), Emiliano Zapata (1879), Carlos Slim (1940), Pancho Villa (1878), Carlos Santana (1947), La Malinche (1502), Octavio Paz (1914), and Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (1946).

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).