Han Gan

706 - 783

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Han Gan (Chinese: 韩干/韓幹) (c. 706–783) was a Chinese painter during the Tang Dynasty. He came from a poor family in either Chang'an, modern-day Xi'an, Shaanxi; Lantian, modern-day Shaanxi; or Daliang, modern-day Kaifeng, Henan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Han Gan has received more than 44,634 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 24 in 2019). Han Gan is the 548th most popular painter (down from 474th in 2019), the 406th most popular biography from China (down from 366th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Painter.

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Among painters, Han Gan ranks 548 out of 1,421Before him are Nicolaes Maes, Bernardo Daddi, Peter von Cornelius, Martiros Saryan, Samuel Dirksz van Hoogstraten, and Christian Boltanski. After him are Heinrich Füger, Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville, Mi Fu, Hans Holbein the Elder, Francisco Pacheco, and Carl Bloch.

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Among people born in 706, Han Gan ranks 2Before him is Al-Walid II. After him is Telerig of Bulgaria. Among people deceased in 783, Han Gan ranks 4Before him are Bertrada of Laon, Hildegard of the Vinzgau, and Al-Muqanna. After him are Silo of Asturias and Bashar ibn Burd.

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In China

Among people born in China, Han Gan ranks 406 out of 1,392Before him are Sima Xiangru (-179), Princess Wencheng (628), Du Mu (803), Gegeen Khan (1302), Huiyuan (334), and Wen Tianxiang (1236). After him are Zhuge Jin (174), Daniel C. Tsui (1939), Mi Fu (1051), J. G. Ballard (1930), Gengshi Emperor (null), and Marpa Lotsawa (1012).

Among PAINTERS In China

Among painters born in China, Han Gan ranks 6Before him are Shitao (1642), Ma Yuan (1160), Qi Baishi (1864), Gu Kaizhi (345), and Guo Xi (1020). After him are Mi Fu (1051), Tang Yin (1470), Ni Zan (1301), Dong Qichang (1555), Liang Kai (1200), and Zhang Zeduan (1085).