Gutzon Borglum

1867 - 1941

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John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum (March 25, 1867 – March 6, 1941) was an American sculptor most widely known for the colossal sculpture Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gutzon Borglum has received more than 1,206,257 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Gutzon Borglum is the 973rd most popular painter (down from 846th in 2019), the 3,386th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,734th in 2019) and the 40th most popular American Painter.

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Among painters, Gutzon Borglum ranks 973 out of 1,428Before him are Bartolomeo Montagna, Nicolas Froment, Milena Pavlović-Barili, Philip de Koninck, Dirck Hals, and Max Slevogt. After him are Ivana Kobilca, Zacharie Astruc, Oda Krohg, Taddeo Zuccari, Alexandre-Gabriel Decamps, and Paul Bril.

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Among people born in 1867, Gutzon Borglum ranks 76Before him are Marie Krøyer, Phan Bội Châu, Konstantin Balmont, Nilo Peçanha, Patriarch Sergius of Moscow, and Léon Daudet. After him are Léon Delacroix, Holger Pedersen, Sister Nivedita, Maximilian Bircher-Benner, Archduchess Maria Dorothea of Austria, and Martin Kutta. Among people deceased in 1941, Gutzon Borglum ranks 85Before him are Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal, Maurice Bavaud, Grigory Shtern, Wil van Gogh, Amrita Sher-Gil, and Simon Dubnow. After him are J. Stuart Blackton, Olga Kameneva, May Ziade, Issai Schur, Eugène Boch, and Mustafa Shokay.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gutzon Borglum ranks 3,386 out of 15,968Before him are Lois Lowry (1937), Eve Arnold (1912), Gore Verbinski (1964), Darren Young (11), Edwin Catmull (1945), and Jennifer Morrison (1979). After him are Maila Nurmi (1922), George David Birkhoff (1884), Charles Fox Parham (1873), Kristin Davis (1965), Richard Jordan (1937), and James Pickens Jr. (1954).

Among PAINTERS In United States

Among painters born in United States, Gutzon Borglum ranks 40Before him are Evel Knievel (1938), Winslow Homer (1836), Sam Francis (1923), Grandma Moses (1860), Richard Anuszkiewicz (1930), and Barbara Kruger (1945). After him are Henry Hill (1943), Joseph Cornell (1903), Franz Kline (1910), Richard Estes (1932), Gilbert Stuart (1755), and James Turrell (1943).