Ellen Thesleff

1869 - 1954

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Ellen Thesleff (5 October 1869 – 12 January 1954) was an expressionist Finnish painter, regarded as one of the leading Finnish modernist painters. Thesleff was born in Helsinki, the eldest daughter of five siblings and her father was an amateur painter. She took private lessons and then, in 1887, studied for two years at the Finnish Art Society Drawing School (now known as the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts) with Gunnar Berndtson. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ellen Thesleff has received more than 38,296 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ellen Thesleff is the 1,583rd most popular painter, the 214th most popular biography from Finland and the 11th most popular Finnish Painter.

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Over the past year Ellen Thesleff has had the most page views in the with 11,944 views, followed by English (5,266), and Swedish (1,449). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Danish (1,406.67%), Persian (102.66%), and Basque (75.71%)


Among painters, Ellen Thesleff ranks 1,583 out of 2,023Before her are Henry Raeburn, Dionisius, Kanō Masanobu, Julia Beck, Allan Ramsay, and Heinrich Campendonk. After her are Alfred Roller, Aristides of Thebes, Corneliu Baba, Max Švabinský, Rihard Jakopič, and Silvestro Lega.

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Among people born in 1869, Ellen Thesleff ranks 113Before her are Mary Agnes Chase, Daniel Salamanca Urey, Carlos Viegas Gago Coutinho, Georgette Leblanc, Henry Carton de Wiart, and Wilhelm Heye. After her are Rihard Jakopič, Bhagwan Das, Friedrich Wilhelm Foerster, Joshua Pim, Phoebus Levene, and Yervant Odian. Among people deceased in 1954, Ellen Thesleff ranks 99Before her are Werner Bischof, Jacques Mieses, Zofia Nałkowska, Tang Enbo, Leonard Eugene Dickson, and Pyotr Leshchenko. After her are Pat McDonald, Ludwik Hirszfeld, Henri Laurent, Ivan Maslennikov, Kaare Klint, and Alberto Braglia.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, Ellen Thesleff ranks 214 out of 751Before her are Frans Michael Franzén (1772), Emil Väre (1885), Pertti Karppinen (1953), Olli Rehn (1962), Elisabeth Rehn (1935), and Eemil Nestor Setälä (1864). After her are Vesa-Matti Loiri (1945), Sofi Oksanen (1977), Matti Salminen (1945), Antti Hackzell (1881), Arvo Askola (1909), and Vilho Lampi (1898).

Among PAINTERS In Finland

Among painters born in Finland, Ellen Thesleff ranks 11Before her are Hugo Simberg (1873), Elin Danielson-Gambogi (1861), Magnus Enckell (1870), Amélie Lundahl (1850), Pekka Halonen (1865), and Helena Westermarck (1857). After her are Vilho Lampi (1898), Maria Wiik (1853), and Fanny Churberg (1845).