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Frida Kahlo

1907 - 1954

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Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈfɾiða ˈkalo]; 6 July 1907 – 13 July 1954) was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country's popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, and race in Mexican society. Her paintings often had strong autobiographical elements and mixed realism with fantasy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frida Kahlo has received more than 27,269,018 page views. Her biography is available in 150 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 145 in 2019). Frida Kahlo is the 6th most popular painter (up from 8th in 2019), the most popular biography from Mexico and the most popular Mexican Painter.

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter who is most famous for her self-portraits.

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Among painters, Frida Kahlo ranks 6 out of 1,421Before her are Michelangelo, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Raphael, and Rembrandt. After her are Salvador Dalí, Claude Monet, Johannes Vermeer, Peter Paul Rubens, Albrecht Dürer, and Edvard Munch.

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Among people born in 1907, Frida Kahlo ranks 1After her are Astrid Lindgren, Claus von Stauffenberg, Katharine Hepburn, Oscar Niemeyer, John Wayne, Edwin McMillan, Mircea Eliade, Hergé, Laurence Olivier, Rachel Carson, and Alberto Moravia. Among people deceased in 1954, Frida Kahlo ranks 1After her are Alan Turing, Henri Matisse, Enrico Fermi, Heinz Guderian, Colette, Robert Capa, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Princess Märtha of Sweden, André Derain, Getúlio Vargas, and Alcide De Gasperi.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Frida Kahlo ranks 1 out of 585After her are Anthony Quinn (1915), Diego Rivera (1886), Moctezuma II (1466), Geronimo (1829), Emiliano Zapata (1879), Carlos Slim (1940), Pancho Villa (1878), Carlos Santana (1947), La Malinche (1502), Octavio Paz (1914), and Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo (1946).

Among PAINTERS In Mexico

Among painters born in Mexico, Frida Kahlo ranks 1After her are Diego Rivera (1886), David Alfaro Siqueiros (1896), José Clemente Orozco (1883), Rufino Tamayo (1899), Juan O'Gorman (1905), Emmanuel Lubezki (1964), and Francisco Toledo (1940).

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