Ford Madox Brown

1821 - 1893

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Ford Madox Brown (16 April 1821 – 6 October 1893) was a British painter of moral and historical subjects, notable for his distinctively graphic and often Hogarthian version of the Pre-Raphaelite style. Arguably, his most notable painting was Work (1852–1865). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ford Madox Brown has received more than 270,712 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Ford Madox Brown is the 638th most popular painter (up from 659th in 2019), the 1,892nd most popular biography from France (down from 1,878th in 2019) and the 115th most popular French Painter.

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Among painters, Ford Madox Brown ranks 638 out of 1,428Before him are Leonid Pasternak, Apollodorus, Tsuguharu Foujita, Catharina van Hemessen, Charlotte Salomon, and Anna Boch. After him are Jean Béraud, Felix Nussbaum, Anton von Werner, Constant Troyon, Pompeo Batoni, and Michael Sittow.

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Among people born in 1821, Ford Madox Brown ranks 30Before him are Duchess Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg, Andrew Kim Taegon, Ernst Engel, Bartolomé Mitre, Nathan Bedford Forrest, and Franz Doppler. After him are Tuone Udaina, Eduard Heine, Leon Pinsker, Archduke Friedrich of Austria, Champfleury, and Gabriel García Moreno. Among people deceased in 1893, Ford Madox Brown ranks 20Before him are Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Baron Alexander von Bach, Heinrich Göbel, Alfredo Catalani, Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria, and Abner Doubleday. After him are Leland Stanford, P. G. T. Beauregard, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Princess Margherita of Bourbon-Parma, George Victor, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont, and José Zorrilla.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ford Madox Brown ranks 1,892 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937), Peter the Venerable (1092), William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (1024), Jean Borotra (1898), Christian de Castries (1902), and Philip II, Count of Nevers (1389). After him are Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis (1746), Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe (1747), Geoffrey II, Count of Anjou (1006), Corinne Cléry (1950), François Périer (1919), and Drogo of Champagne (670).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Ford Madox Brown ranks 115Before him are Henri-Edmond Cross (1856), Jules Dupré (1811), Louis-Michel van Loo (1707), Émile Friant (1863), Amédée Ozenfant (1886), and Jan Asselijn (1610). After him are Constant Troyon (1810), Jean-Baptiste Regnault (1754), Nicolas de Largillière (1656), Jean Fautrier (1898), Fernand Cormon (1845), and Jules Bastien-Lepage (1848).