Gilbert Baker

1951 - 2017

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Gilbert Baker (June 2, 1951 – March 31, 2017) was an American artist, gay rights activist, and designer of the rainbow flag (1978), a worldwide symbol of LGBTQ pride. His flag became widely associated with LGBT rights causes, a symbol of gay pride that has become ubiquitous in the decades since its debut. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gilbert Baker has received more than 15,829 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Gilbert Baker is the 54th most popular artist (down from 51st in 2019), the 4,056th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,030th in 2019) and the 12th most popular American Artist.

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Among artists, Gilbert Baker ranks 54 out of 77Before him are Vito Acconci, Robert Indiana, Gottfried Helnwein, Yoshitaka Amano, Damien Hirst, and Carlos Páez Vilaró. After him are Mary Blair, Gordon Matta-Clark, Nikolay Shmatko, Vlado Goreski, Carolee Schneemann, and Hu Zhengyan.

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Among people born in 1951, Gilbert Baker ranks 158Before him are Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov, Walter de Silva, Tonie Marshall, Hilda Heine, Catherine Hicks, and Hans-Joachim Stuck. After him are Gordon Liu, Muhammed Faris, Isa Mustafa, Timo Salonen, Sydne Rome, and Emmanuel Sanon. Among people deceased in 2017, Gilbert Baker ranks 211Before him are Gustavo Rojo, Gösta Ekman, Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Klaus Huber, John Ashbery, and Kurt Moll. After him are Mike Connors, Carlo Caffarra, Torgny Lindgren, Clifford Husbands, Laura Biagiotti, and Ruth Pfau.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gilbert Baker ranks 4,056 out of 15,968Before him are Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906), Peter Revson (1939), Kevin Nash (1959), Marshall Bell (1942), Grant Show (1962), and Will Patton (1954). After him are Jennifer Tilly (1958), Monte Melkonian (1957), Stanley Williams (1953), Theodore Maiman (1927), Mike Connors (1925), and Wendy Makkena (1958).

Among ARTISTS In United States

Among artists born in United States, Gilbert Baker ranks 12Before him are Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960), Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Judy Chicago (1939), Vito Acconci (1940), and Robert Indiana (1928). After him are Mary Blair (1911), Gordon Matta-Clark (1943), Carolee Schneemann (1939), Dan Graham (1942), Alex Grey (1953), and Peter Sellars (1957).