Effie Gray

1828 - 1897

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Euphemia Chalmers Millais, Lady Millais (née Gray; 7 May 1828 – 23 December 1897) was a Scottish painter and the wife of Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais. She had previously been married to the art critic John Ruskin, but the marriage was annulled, and she left him without it having been consummated. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Effie Gray has received more than 1,498,542 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Effie Gray is the 807th most popular painter (up from 821st in 2019), the 1,654th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,651st in 2019) and the 26th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Effie Gray ranks 807 out of 1,428Before her are Konstantin Korovin, Marie-Guillemine Benoist, Benjamin West, Giampietrino, Claude Gillot, and Françoise Gilot. After her are Joseph Anton Koch, Mariano Fortuny, Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Jean-Paul Laurens, and Naji al-Ali.

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Among people born in 1828, Effie Gray ranks 27Before her are Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia, Dora d'Istria, Prince Adalbert of Bavaria, Antonio Cánovas del Castillo, Andrew Taylor Still, and Antoinette de Mérode. After her are Friedrich Albert Lange, Iosif Gurko, George Meredith, Charles de Freycinet, Joseph Dietzgen, and Władysław Czartoryski. Among people deceased in 1897, Effie Gray ranks 28Before her are Antonio Cánovas del Castillo, Antonio Bazzini, Minna Canth, Antoine Thomson d'Abbadie, Viktor Meyer, and Alexei Savrasov. After her are Fritz Müller, Henry George, Andrés Bonifacio, George Pullman, Khurshidbanu Natavan, and Panteleimon Kulish.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Effie Gray ranks 1,654 out of 6,924Before her are Andy Gibb (1958), William Ernest Henley (1849), Taliesin (518), Kenneth Grahame (1859), Julia Ormond (1965), and Ian Kershaw (1943). After her are John French, 1st Earl of Ypres (1852), Louis Harold Gray (1905), Antony Beevor (1946), John Baskerville (1706), G. M. B. Dobson (1889), and John Smyth (1570).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Effie Gray ranks 26Before her are John Collier (1850), John William Godward (1861), Thomas Cole (1801), Louis Wain (1860), James Gillray (1756), and Walter Crane (1845). After her are Thomas Rowlandson (1756), Frank Dicksee (1853), Herbert James Draper (1863), Sidney Paget (1860), Vanessa Bell (1879), and George Frederic Watts (1817).