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Edmund Leighton

1852 - 1922

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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 443,440 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Edmund Leighton is the 446th most popular painter (up from 478th in 2019), the 988th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,028th in 2019) and the 13th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Edmund Leighton ranks 446 out of 1,421Before him are Raoul Hausmann, Aelbert Cuyp, Giovanni Boldini, Enrique Simonet, Matthäus Merian, and Shitao. After him are Jacopo de' Barbari, Mikhail Vrubel, Jean Clouet, Hendrick ter Brugghen, Karel Appel, and Vasily Surikov.

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Among people born in 1852, Edmund Leighton ranks 28Before him are Tewfik Pasha, Constantin Fehrenbach, H. H. Asquith, Paul Bourget, Christian Krohg, and Terauchi Masatake. After him are Daniel Burley Woolfall, Hans Vaihinger, Hipólito Yrigoyen, Victor Adler, Ion Luca Caragiale, and Pietro Gasparri. Among people deceased in 1922, Edmund Leighton ranks 37Before him are Gabriel Narutowicz, Catherine Dolgorukov, Mori Ōgai, Velimir Khlebnikov, Camille Jordan, and Arthur Nikisch. After him are Giovanni Verga, Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Hermann Alexander Diels, John William Godward, Pandita Ramabai, and Wilhelm Voigt.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edmund Leighton ranks 988 out of 7,765Before him are Alexander III of Scotland (1241), Max Mosley (1940), Roger Scruton (1944), Julia Gillard (1961), Michael York (1942), and William Hyde Wollaston (1766). After him are John Kay (1704), John E. Walker (1941), Prince Michael of Kent (1942), Ray Milland (1907), James Mason (1909), and Sebastian Shaw (1905).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Edmund Leighton ranks 13Before him are Louis Wain (1860), Leonora Carrington (1917), Richard Hamilton (1922), William Holman Hunt (1827), Frederic Leighton (1830), and John Tenniel (1820). After him are Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Thomas Cole (1801), Thomas Lawrence (1769), John William Godward (1861), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), and David Roberts (1796).