Edmund Leighton

1852 - 1922

Edmund Leighton

Edmund Blair Leighton (21 September 1852 – 1 September 1922) was an English painter of historical genre scenes, specialising in Regency and medieval subjects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmund Leighton has received more than 278,450 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 510th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Edmund Leighton ranks 509 out of 1,258Before him are Hans Bellmer, Willem van Aelst, Guo Xi, Jan Matsys, Giulio Clovio, and Max Pechstein. After him are Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Carlo Dolci, Anna Ancher, Pierre-Joseph Redouté, Yoshitoshi, and Jules Chéret.

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Among people born in 1852, Edmund Leighton ranks 29Before him are Christian Krohg, Terauchi Masatake, Tewfik Pasha, Daniel Burley Woolfall, Paul Bourget, and John Louis Emil Dreyer. After him are Hipólito Yrigoyen, Calamity Jane, Ion Luca Caragiale, Victor Adler, Hans Vaihinger, and I. L. Peretz. Among people deceased in 1922, Edmund Leighton ranks 39Before him are Gaston, Count of Eu, Gabriel Narutowicz, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Ōkuma Shigenobu, Velimir Khlebnikov, and Lothar von Richthofen. After him are Hermann Alexander Diels, Paul Durand-Ruel, Wolfgang Kapp, Vlaho Bukovac, Wilhelm Voigt, and John William Godward.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Leighton ranks 1,053 out of 5,347Before him are Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin (1900), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), Denis Thatcher (1915), Eric Idle (1943), Simon Cowell (1959), and Robert Fludd (1574). After him are Emilia Clarke (1986), Lena Headey (1973), James Edward Smith (1759), Freeman Dyson (1923), Henry Briggs (1561), and John Bowring (1792).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Edmund Leighton ranks 13Before him are William Holman Hunt (1827), Richard Hamilton (1922), Leonora Carrington (1917), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), John Tenniel (1820), and Frederic Leighton (1830). After him are Thomas Lawrence (1769), Louis Wain (1860), David Roberts (1796), John William Godward (1861), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), and George Stubbs (1724).