Francisco Goya

1746 - 1828

Francisco Goya

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (; Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko xoˈse ðe ˈɣoʝa i luˈθjentes]; 30 March 1746 – 16 April 1828) was a Spanish romantic painter and printmaker. He is considered the most important Spanish artist of the late 18th and early 19th centuries and throughout his long career was a commentator and chronicler of his era. Immensely successful in his lifetime, Goya is often referred to as both the last of the Old Masters and the first of the moderns. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Francisco Goya has received more than 2,827,536 page views. His biography is available in 144 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Francisco Goya ranks 12 out of 1,258Before him are Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo, Albrecht Dürer, Peter Paul Rubens, Claude Monet, and Caravaggio. After him are Edvard Munch, Johannes Vermeer, Sandro Botticelli, Paul Gauguin, Diego Velázquez, and Paul Cézanne.

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Among people born in 1746, Francisco Goya ranks 1After him are Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi, Gustav III of Sweden, Tadeusz Kościuszko, Carlo Buonaparte, Giuseppe Piazzi, Gaspard Monge, Archduchess Maria Amalia of Austria, Maurice Benyovszky, Sophia Magdalena of Denmark, William Jones, and Giovanni Battista Venturi. Among people deceased in 1828, Francisco Goya ranks 2Before him is Franz Schubert. After him are Shaka, Maria Feodorovna, Victor of Aveyron, Carl Peter Thunberg, Franz Joseph Gall, William Hyde Wollaston, Kobayashi Issa, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Alexander Ypsilantis, and Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Francisco Goya ranks 6 out of 1,895Before him are Pablo Picasso (1881), Charlemagne (748), Salvador Dalí (1904), Seneca the Younger (-4), and Antoni Gaudí (1852). After him are Diego Velázquez (1599), Trajan (53), Francisco Franco (1892), Miguel de Cervantes (1547), Hernán Cortés (1485), and Averroes (1126).

Among PAINTERS In Spain

Among painters born in Spain, Francisco Goya ranks 3Before him are Pablo Picasso (1881) and Salvador Dalí (1904). After him are Diego Velázquez (1599), Joan Miró (1893), Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617), Francisco de Zurbarán (1598), Juan Gris (1887), Antoni Tàpies (1923), Joaquín Sorolla (1863), Enrique Simonet (1866), and Marià Fortuny (1838).

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