Francesco Hayez

1791 - 1882

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Francesco Hayez (Italian: [franˈtʃesko ˈaːjets]; 10 February 1791 – 12 February 1882) was an Italian painter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francesco Hayez has received more than 370,007 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Francesco Hayez is the 262nd most popular painter (down from 253rd in 2019), the 867th most popular biography from Italy (down from 843rd in 2019) and the 72nd most popular Italian Painter.

Francesco Hayez is most famous for his paintings of Napoleon Bonaparte and Empress Josephine.

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Among painters, Francesco Hayez ranks 262 out of 2,023Before him are Salvator Rosa, Gentile da Fabriano, Kees van Dongen, August Macke, Henri Fantin-Latour, and Antoni Tàpies. After him are Franz Xaver Winterhalter, Giorgio Morandi, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Rosalba Carriera, Guercino, and Jan van Goyen.

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Among people born in 1791, Francesco Hayez ranks 11Before him are Théodore Géricault, Carl Czerny, James Buchanan, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Franz Bopp, and Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart. After him are Johann Franz Encke, Franz Grillparzer, Eugène Scribe, Jan Svatopluk Presl, István Széchenyi, and Minh Mạng. Among people deceased in 1882, Francesco Hayez ranks 11Before him are Arthur de Gobineau, Theodor Schwann, Jesse James, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Bruno Bauer, and William Stanley Jevons. After him are Léon Gambetta, Louis Blanc, Joseph Liouville, Mary Todd Lincoln, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, and Vasily Perov.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Francesco Hayez ranks 867 out of 5,161Before him are Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary (1776), Tarcisio Bertone (1934), Francesca Caccini (1587), Scholastica (480), Pupienus (170), and Luciano Berio (1925). After him are Veronica Franco (1546), Lentulus Batiatus (-200), Giorgio Morandi (1890), Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484), Alessandro Del Piero (1974), and Francesco Guicciardini (1483).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Francesco Hayez ranks 72Before him are Piero di Cosimo (1462), Andrea del Castagno (1420), Giacomo Balla (1871), Federico Barocci (1535), Salvator Rosa (1615), and Gentile da Fabriano (1370). After him are Giorgio Morandi (1890), Rosalba Carriera (1673), Guercino (1591), Alessandro Allori (1535), Pietro Lorenzetti (1280), and Zeuxis (-500).