Gustav Klimt

1862 - 1918

Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other objet d'art. Klimt's primary subject was the female body, and his works are marked by a frank eroticism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav Klimt has received more than 3,829,870 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 21st most popular painter.

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Among painters, Gustav Klimt ranks 21 out of 1,258Before him are Sandro Botticelli, Paul Gauguin, Diego Velázquez, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, and Titian. After him are Donatello, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, El Greco, Hieronymus Bosch, Édouard Manet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

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Among people born in 1862, Gustav Klimt ranks 1After him are Claude Debussy, Maurice Maeterlinck, David Hilbert, Philipp Lenard, William Henry Bragg, Gerhart Hauptmann, Arthur Schnitzler, Aristide Briand, O. Henry, Joseph Merrick, and Pyotr Stolypin. Among people deceased in 1918, Gustav Klimt ranks 2Before him is Nicholas II of Russia. After him are Abdul Hamid II, Claude Debussy, Gavrilo Princip, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia, Egon Schiele, Mehmed V, Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia, Georg Cantor, Guillaume Apollinaire, and Georg Simmel.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Gustav Klimt ranks 9 out of 799Before him are Joseph Haydn (1732), Franz Schubert (1797), Maria Theresa (1717), Marie Antoinette (1755), Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830), and Franz Liszt (1811). After him are Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889), Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor (1459), Stefan Zweig (1881), Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (1863), Arnold Schwarzenegger (1947), and Karl Popper (1902).

Among PAINTERS In Austria

Among painters born in Austria, Gustav Klimt ranks 1After him are Egon Schiele (1890), Oskar Kokoschka (1886), Koloman Moser (1868), Hans Makart (1840), Raoul Hausmann (1886), Peter Fendi (1796), Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (1793), Friedrich von Amerling (1803), Joseph Anton Koch (1768), Ernst Fuchs (1930), and Wolf Huber (1485).

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