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Franz Marc

1880 - 1916

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Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc (8 February 1880 – 4 March 1916) was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of German Expressionism. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it. His mature works mostly depict animals, and are known for bright colouration. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Marc has received more than 614,636 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Franz Marc is the 105th most popular painter (down from 97th in 2019), the 217th most popular biography from Germany (down from 192nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular German Painter.

Franz Marc was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of the German Expressionist movement. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider), a journal whose name later became synonymous with the circle of artists collaborating in it.

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Among PAINTERS

Among painters, Franz Marc ranks 105 out of 1,428. Before him are Oskar Kokoschka, Canaletto, Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Gustave Moreau, Simone Martini, and Guido Reni. After him are Apelles, Ivan Aivazovsky, Francis Bacon, Francisco de Zurbarán, Pieter Brueghel the Younger, and Giorgio de Chirico.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1880, Franz Marc ranks 11Before him are Fedor von Bock, Oswald Spengler, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Robert Musil, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, and George Marshall. After him are Ludwig Beck, André Derain, Paul Hausser, Wilhelm List, Manuel Azaña, and Werner von Fritsch. Among people deceased in 1916, Franz Marc ranks 8Before him are Grigori Rasputin, Jack London, Ernst Mach, Yuan Shikai, Élie Metchnikoff, and Henryk Sienkiewicz. After him are William Ramsay, Henry James, Sholem Aleichem, Odilon Redon, Umberto Boccioni, and Richard Dedekind.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz Marc ranks 217 out of 5,289. Before him are Anne of Cleves (1515), Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717), Arnulf of Carinthia (850), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926), Friedrich Hölderlin (1770), and Carl Schmitt (1888). After him are Walter Ulbricht (1893), Isabeau of Bavaria (1370), Karl May (1842), Kurt von Schleicher (1882), Max Horkheimer (1895), and Michael Ende (1929).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Franz Marc ranks 9Before him are Caspar David Friedrich (1774), Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Max Ernst (1891), Matthias Grünewald (1480), Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), and Hans Memling (1435). After him are Gerhard Richter (1932), Emil Nolde (1867), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Otto Dix (1891), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), and George Grosz (1893).