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 18,891,725 page views. Her biography is available in 145 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 141 in 2019). Frida Kahlo is the 8th most popular painter (down from 7th 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 8 out of 1,428Before her are Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Raphael, Rembrandt, Salvador Dalí, and Albrecht Dürer. After her are Claude Monet, Peter Paul Rubens, Caravaggio, Edvard Munch, Johannes Vermeer, and Francisco Goya.

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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, Mircea Eliade, Laurence Olivier, Hergé, Alberto Moravia, Edwin McMillan, and Baldur von Schirach. Among people deceased in 1954, Frida Kahlo ranks 1After her are Alan Turing, Henri Matisse, Heinz Guderian, Enrico Fermi, Robert Capa, Colette, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Princess Märtha of Sweden, André Derain, Machine Gun Kelly, and Andrey Vyshinsky.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Frida Kahlo ranks 1 out of 487After her are Anthony Quinn (1915), Diego Rivera (1886), Moctezuma II (1466), Geronimo (1829), Carlos Slim (1940), Emiliano Zapata (1879), Pancho Villa (1878), Carlos Santana (1947), La Malinche (1502), Cuauhtémoc (1495), and Octavio Paz (1914).

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), and Emmanuel Lubezki (1964).

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