Frans Hogenberg

1535 - 1590

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Frans Hogenberg (1535–1590) was a Flemish and German painter, engraver, and mapmaker. Hogenberg was born in Mechelen in Flanders as the son of Nicolaas Hogenberg. In 1568, he was banned from Antwerp by the Duke of Alba because he was a protestant and had printed engravings sympathizing with the Beeldenstorm. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frans Hogenberg has received more than 61,273 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Frans Hogenberg is the 669th most popular painter (up from 871st in 2019), the 221st most popular biography from Belgium (up from 310th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Belgian Painter.

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Among painters, Frans Hogenberg ranks 669 out of 2,023Before him are Marietta Robusti, Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato, Bartholomeus van der Helst, Francesco Solimena, Dong Qichang, and Pierre Auguste Cot. After him are Ignacio Zuloaga, Juan Carreño de Miranda, Thomas Eakins, Pieter van Laer, Adrien Manglard, and Giovanni Battista Gaulli.

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Among people born in 1535, Frans Hogenberg ranks 13Before him are Giambattista della Porta, Shimazu Yoshihiro, Catherine Stenbock, Titu Cusi, Luis de Molina, and Martin Frobisher. After him are Sayri Túpac, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala, Marcantonio Colonna, William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, and Lucas van Valckenborch. Among people deceased in 1590, Frans Hogenberg ranks 12Before him are Christina of Denmark, Gioseffo Zarlino, Bernardino de Sahagún, Francis Walsingham, Charles de Bourbon, and Marietta Robusti. After him are Giambattista Benedetti, Maddalena Casulana, François Hotman, Leone Leoni, Archduchess Magdalena of Austria, and Catherine of Ricci.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Frans Hogenberg ranks 221 out of 1,190Before him are Henri de Baillet-Latour (1876), Adriaen van Utrecht (1599), Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq (1522), Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420), Pierre de la Rue (1460), and Lutgardis (1182). After him are Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg (1728), Ida of Lorraine (1040), Jean Absil (1893), Philippe Thys (1889), Clemens August of Bavaria (1700), and Guy Verhofstadt (1953).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Frans Hogenberg ranks 42Before him are Juan de Flandes (1450), Melchior Broederlam (1355), Ambrosius Bosschaert (1573), Théo van Rysselberghe (1862), Adriaen van Utrecht (1599), and Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420). After him are Herri met de Bles (1480), Frans Masereel (1889), Antoine Wiertz (1806), Gillis van Coninxloo (1544), Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632), and Frans Pourbus the Younger (1569).