Geertgen tot Sint Jans

1460 - 1490

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Geertgen tot Sint Jans (c. 1465 – c. 1495), also known as Geertgen van Haarlem, Gerrit van Haarlem, Gerrit Gerritsz, Gheertgen, Geerrit, Gheerrit, or any other diminutive form of Gerald, was an Early Netherlandish painter from the northern Low Countries in the Holy Roman Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geertgen tot Sint Jans has received more than 102,303 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Geertgen tot Sint Jans is the 546th most popular painter (down from 460th in 2019), the 227th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 176th in 2019) and the 55th most popular Dutch Painter.

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Over the past year Geertgen tot Sint Jans has had the most page views in the with 10,417 views, followed by Dutch (2,411), and Russian (2,227). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ukrainian (354.76%), Belarusian (94.93%), and Catalan (79.80%)


Among painters, Geertgen tot Sint Jans ranks 546 out of 2,023Before him are Parrhasius, Naji al-Ali, Jost Amman, Anton von Werner, Guido of Siena, and Charles Gleyre. After him are Willem Kalf, Albert Bierstadt, Edmund Leighton, Sol LeWitt, Carlo Maratta, and Pietro Longhi.

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Among people born in 1460, Geertgen tot Sint Jans ranks 15Before him are Andrea Solari, Juan de la Cosa, Konstanty Ostrogski, Tilman Riemenschneider, Jacopo de' Barbari, and Judah Leon Abravanel. After him are Pierre de la Rue, Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Johannes Widmann, Pedro Navarro, Count of Oliveto, Georges d'Amboise, and Duarte Pacheco Pereira. Among people deceased in 1490, Geertgen tot Sint Jans ranks 4Before him are Matthias Corvinus, Carlo Crivelli, and Charles I, Duke of Savoy. After him are Laonikos Chalkokondyles, Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Joanna, Princess of Portugal, Catherine of Foix, Countess of Candale, Hans Talhoffer, and Pedro Tafur.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Geertgen tot Sint Jans ranks 227 out of 1,646Before him are L. E. J. Brouwer (1881), Countess Louise Juliana of Nassau (1576), Tom Gehrels (1925), Dirck van Baburen (1595), Joan Blaeu (1596), and Princess Sophie of the Netherlands (1824). After him are Willem Kalf (1619), John Goodricke (1764), Willem Mengelberg (1871), Joop Zoetemelk (1946), Robin van Persie (1983), and Alexander, Prince of Orange (1851).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Geertgen tot Sint Jans ranks 55Before him are Johan Jongkind (1819), Antonis Mor (1519), Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten (1627), Willem van Aelst (1627), Cornelis van Haarlem (1562), and Dirck van Baburen (1595). After him are Willem Kalf (1619), Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), Jozef Israëls (1824), Otto van Veen (1556), Nicolaes Maes (1634), and Bartholomeus van der Helst (1613).