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George Caleb Bingham

1811 - 1879

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George Caleb Bingham (March 20, 1811 – July 7, 1879) was an American artist, soldier and politician known in his lifetime as "the Missouri Artist". Initially a Whig, he was elected as a delegate to the Missouri legislature before the American Civil War where he fought against the extension of slavery westward. During that war, although born in Virginia, Bingham was dedicated to the Union cause and became captain of a volunteer company which helped keep the state from joining the Confederacy, and then served four years as Missouri's Treasurer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Caleb Bingham has received more than 244,995 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). George Caleb Bingham is the 1,668th most popular painter (down from 1,400th in 2019), the 9,344th most popular biography from United States (up from 9,514th in 2019) and the 123rd most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, George Caleb Bingham ranks 1,668 out of 1,421Before him are Cecilia Beaux, Thomas Baines, J. Alden Weir, William Duesbury, Kiki Smith, and N. C. Wyeth. After him are Mike Kelley, Maja Berezowska, James Thornhill, Thalia Flora-Karavia, Thomas Doughty, and Kenyon Cox.

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Among people born in 1811, George Caleb Bingham ranks 69Before him are Victor Duruy, Henry Liddell, Charles Sumner, Diomidis Kyriakos, Juan Bautista Ceballos, and John Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence. After him are George Gilbert Scott and Thomas C. Jerdon. Among people deceased in 1879, George Caleb Bingham ranks 61Before him are Jakob Stämpfli, Henry Charles Carey, Epameinondas Deligeorgis, Juan Antonio Pezet, Emma Smith, and John Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence. After him are Richard H. Anderson, Adelardo López de Ayala y Herrera, John Adams Dix, Caleb Cushing, Sarah Josepha Hale, and Zachariah Chandler.

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Among people born in United States, George Caleb Bingham ranks 9,344 out of 18,182Before him are Julian Castro (1974), Kim Darby (1947), Kristen Pfaff (1967), P. C. Cast (1960), Charlie Rose (1942), and Lyman Abbott (1835). After him are John Greenleaf Whittier (1807), Eric Fleming (1925), Fredric Lehne (1959), Charles Colson (1931), Tom Harrell (1946), and Natalie Talmadge (1896).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, George Caleb Bingham ranks 123Before him are Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847), Eugene J. Martin (1938), Thomas Dewing (1851), Cecilia Beaux (1855), J. Alden Weir (1852), and N. C. Wyeth (1882). After him are Mike Kelley (1954), Thomas Doughty (1793), Kenyon Cox (1856), Thomas Pollock Anshutz (1851), Frank Weston Benson (1862), and John La Farge (1835).