Effie Gray

1828 - 1897

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Euphemia Chalmers Millais, Lady Millais (née Gray; 7 May 1828 – 23 December 1897) was a Scottish artists' model and writer who was married to Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais. She had previously married the art critic John Ruskin, but she left him with the marriage never having been consummated; it was subsequently annulled. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Effie Gray has received more than 2,302,142 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Effie Gray is the 1,495th most popular painter (down from 1,351st in 2019), the 2,813th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,788th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular British Painter.

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  • 20

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Effie Gray has had the most page views in the with 213,917 views, followed by Spanish (10,307), and Russian (9,787). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Armenian (13.96%), Swedish (9.95%), and Welsh (−6.24%)


Among painters, Effie Gray ranks 1,495 out of 2,023Before her are Elizabeth Jane Gardner, Suzanne Manet, Thomas Girtin, Alla Horska, Paul César Helleu, and Yehuda Pen. After her are Alice Pike Barney, Peter Michal Bohúň, Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, Tomás Maldonado, Teodor Axentowicz, and Ivan Grohar.

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Among people born in 1828, Effie Gray ranks 47Before her are Franjo Rački, Viktor Rydberg, Joseph Hellmesberger Sr., Heinrich von Ferstel, Leonardo Murialdo, and Maria Deraismes. After her are Josephine Butler, René Goblet, Albrecht von Graefe, Staka Skenderova, Boris Chicherin, and Dragan Tsankov. Among people deceased in 1897, Effie Gray ranks 51Before her are Alfred Des Cloizeaux, Infanta Isabel Fernanda of Spain, Édouard Deldevez, Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke, Rutherford Alcock, and Willem Roelofs. After her are Claude Thomas Alexis Jordan, Heinrich von Stephan, Aleko Konstantinov, Robert Themptander, Princess Agnes of Anhalt-Dessau, and Carl Remigius Fresenius.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Effie Gray ranks 2,813 out of 8,785Before her are Ellen Terry (1847), Gary Barlow (1971), Jim Ratcliffe (1952), Thomas Girtin (1775), Peter Banks (1947), and Janet McTeer (1961). After her are Christiane Amanpour (1958), Arthur Holmes (1890), Francis Crozier (1796), Bob Fitzsimmons (1863), Arthur Gore (1868), and Miles Joseph Berkeley (1803).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Effie Gray ranks 53Before her are Marianne North (1830), Alan Lee (1947), Edwin Landseer (1802), Edward Robert Hughes (1851), Austin Osman Spare (1886), and Thomas Girtin (1775). After her are Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh (1864), Henry Salt (1780), Nicholas Hilliard (1547), John Michael Wright (1617), Graham Sutherland (1903), and Mary Beale (1633).