Giorgio de Chirico

1888 - 1978

Giorgio de Chirico

Giorgio de Chirico ( KIRR-ik-oh, Italian: [ˈdʒordʒo deˈkiːriko]; 10 July 1888 – 20 November 1978) was an Italian artist and writer born in Greece. In the years before World War I, he founded the scuola metafisica art movement, which profoundly influenced the surrealists. His most well-known works often feature Roman arcades, long shadows, mannequins, trains, and illogical perspective. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giorgio de Chirico has received more than 745,491 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 109th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Giorgio de Chirico ranks 109 out of 1,258Before him are Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Mark Rothko, Bronzino, Parmigianino, Gustave Moreau, and Claude Lorrain. After him are Jean-Baptiste-Siméon Chardin, Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Francisco de Zurbarán, Filippo Lippi, Edward Hopper, and Tamara de Lempicka.

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Among people born in 1888, Giorgio de Chirico ranks 9Before him are Dale Carnegie, T. E. Lawrence, John Logie Baird, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Otto Stern, and Carl Schmitt. After him are Shmuel Yosef Agnon, José Raúl Capablanca, Nikolai Bukharin, Jean Monnet, Raymond Chandler, and Nestor Makhno. Among people deceased in 1978, Giorgio de Chirico ranks 9Before him are Golda Meir, Aram Khachaturian, Kurt Gödel, Aldo Moro, Jacques Brel, and Adolf Dassler. After him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Manne Siegbahn, Ramón Mercader, Umberto Nobile, Margaret Mead, and Ricardo Zamora.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Giorgio de Chirico ranks 73 out of 698Before him are Demetrius of Thessaloniki (270), Andromache (null), Constantine I of Greece (1868), Philip III of Macedon (-359), Nana Mouskouri (1934), and John V Palaiologos (1332). After him are Paul of Greece (1901), Irene Papas (1929), Simonides of Ceos (-556), Mikis Theodorakis (1925), Handan Sultan (1574), and Cimon (-510).

Among PAINTERS In Greece

Among painters born in Greece, Giorgio de Chirico ranks 2Before him are El Greco (1541). After him are Nikolaos Gyzis (1842), Jannis Kounellis (1936), Agatharchus (-500), and Amasis Painter (-550).

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