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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 539,635 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Emil Nolde is the 176th most popular painter (down from 129th in 2019), the 460th most popular biography from Germany (down from 290th in 2019) and the 13th 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 176 out of 1,421Before him are Gerda Wegener, Gustave Caillebotte, Henry Fuseli, Pieter de Hooch, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, and Petrus Christus. After him are Angelica Kauffman, Agostino Carracci, Pierre Bonnard, Francis Picabia, Theo van Gogh, and Nicholas Roerich.

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Among people born in 1867, Emil Nolde ranks 11Before him are Luigi Pirandello, Arturo Toscanini, Emily Greene Balch, Mary of Teck, John Galsworthy, and Käthe Kollwitz. After him are Maxime Weygand, Natsume Sōseki, Pierre Bonnard, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Percy Fawcett, and Enrique Granados. Among people deceased in 1956, Emil Nolde ranks 11Before him are Konstantin von Neurath, Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb, Pietro Badoglio, Jules Rimet, Frederick Soddy, and Robert Walser. After him are Lucien Febvre, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, A. A. Milne, Alexander Rodchenko, Alfred Kinsey, and Kenji Mizoguchi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Emil Nolde ranks 460 out of 6,142Before him are Maximilian von Weichs (1881), Emile Berliner (1851), Duchess Helene in Bavaria (1834), Fritz Todt (1891), Otto of Bavaria (1848), and Franz Boas (1858). After him are Jean Paul (1763), Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1911), Wilhelm Maybach (1846), Anna Magdalena Bach (1701), Johann Gottfried Galle (1812), and Samuel von Pufendorf (1632).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Emil Nolde ranks 13Before him are Hans Memling (1435), Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Franz Marc (1880), Otto Dix (1891), and Gerhard Richter (1932). After him are Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Hans Baldung (1484), George Grosz (1893), Franz Stuck (1863), Hans von Aachen (1552), and August Macke (1887).