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George Grosz

1893 - 1959

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George Grosz (German: [ɡʁoːs]; born Georg Ehrenfried Groß; July 26, 1893 – July 6, 1959) was a German artist known especially for his caricatural drawings and paintings of Berlin life in the 1920s. He was a prominent member of the Berlin Dada and New Objectivity groups during the Weimar Republic. He immigrated to the United States in 1933, and became a naturalized citizen in 1938. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Grosz has received more than 583,197 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). George Grosz is the 218th most popular painter (down from 191st in 2019), the 576th most popular biography from Germany (down from 472nd in 2019) and the 16th most popular German Painter.

George Grosz is most famous for his satirical caricatures of the German society during the Weimar Republic.

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Among painters, George Grosz ranks 218 out of 1,421Before him are Lorenzo di Credi, Gerard van Honthorst, H. R. Giger, Joshua Reynolds, Sonia Delaunay, and Andrea Pozzo. After him are Aristide Maillol, Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark, Bernardo Bellotto, Jacopo Bellini, Raoul Dufy, and Jan Matejko.

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Among people born in 1893, George Grosz ranks 20Before him are Roland Freisler, Draža Mihailović, Karl Mannheim, Harold Lloyd, Albert Szent-Györgyi, and Damdin Sükhbaatar. After him are Paramahansa Yogananda, Andrés Segovia, Palmiro Togliatti, Edward Adelbert Doisy, Harold Urey, and Omar Bradley. Among people deceased in 1959, George Grosz ranks 17Before him are Heitor Villa-Lobos, Camilo Cienfuegos, Adolf Windaus, Shirō Ishii, Buddy Holly, and Errol Flynn. After him are Mike Hawthorn, Bohuslav Martinů, Alfred Schütz, Ritchie Valens, Edward C. Tolman, and Arthur Cecil Pigou.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, George Grosz ranks 576 out of 6,142Before him are Werner Mölders (1913), Werner Forssmann (1904), Eleanor of Austria, Queen of Poland (1653), Prince Leopold of Bavaria (1846), Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia (1907), and Rudolf von Jhering (1818). After him are Simon Marius (1573), Rudolf Mössbauer (1929), Hans Geiger (1882), Michael Thonet (1796), Ludwig Tieck (1773), and Karl Theodor, Duke in Bavaria (1839).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, George Grosz ranks 16Before him are Franz Marc (1880), Otto Dix (1891), Gerhard Richter (1932), Emil Nolde (1867), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), and Hans Baldung (1484). After him are Franz Stuck (1863), Hans von Aachen (1552), August Macke (1887), Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805), Max Beckmann (1884), and Anselm Kiefer (1945).