Emil Nolde

1867 - 1956

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Emil Nolde (born Hans Emil Hansen; 7 August 1867 – 13 April 1956) was a German-Danish painter and printmaker. He was one of the first Expressionists, a member of Die Brücke, and was one of the first oil painting and watercolor painters of the early 20th century to explore color. He is known for his brushwork and expressive choice of colors. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emil Nolde has received more than 496,230 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Emil Nolde is the 129th most popular painter (up from 144th in 2019), the 290th most popular biography from Germany (up from 322nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular German Painter.

Emil Nolde was a German painter who is most famous for his paintings of flowers.

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Among painters, Emil Nolde ranks 129 out of 1,428Before him are Gerhard Richter, Man Ray, Arnold Böcklin, Sofonisba Anguissola, Fernand Léger, and Juan Gris. After him are Albrecht Altdorfer, Otto Dix, Jean-Léon Gérôme, John Constable, Jan Steen, and Ambrogio Lorenzetti.

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Among people born in 1867, Emil Nolde ranks 6Before him are Marie Curie, Frank Lloyd Wright, Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, Józef Piłsudski, and Luigi Pirandello. After him are Arturo Toscanini, John Galsworthy, Mary of Teck, Percy Fawcett, Madam C. J. Walker, and Pierre Bonnard. Among people deceased in 1956, Emil Nolde ranks 8Before him are Jackson Pollock, Irène Joliot-Curie, Konstantin von Neurath, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, Jules Rimet, and Pietro Badoglio. After him are B. R. Ambedkar, Frederick Soddy, Alfred Kinsey, Alexander Rodchenko, Robert Walser, and Lucien Febvre.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Emil Nolde ranks 290 out of 5,289Before him are Alexandra Feodorovna (1872), Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist (1881), Christian I of Denmark (1426), Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), and Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596). After him are Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Otto Dix (1891), Martin Niemöller (1892), Joachim Gauck (1940), and Ludwig Beck (1880).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Emil Nolde ranks 11Before him are Max Ernst (1891), Matthias Grünewald (1480), Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), Hans Memling (1435), Franz Marc (1880), and Gerhard Richter (1932). After him are Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Otto Dix (1891), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), George Grosz (1893), Hans Baldung (1484), and August Macke (1887).