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Hans Richter

1888 - 1976

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Hans (Johannes Siegfried) Richter (6 April 1888 – 1 February 1976) was a German Dada painter, graphic artist, avant-garde film producer, and art historian. In 1965 he authored the book Dadaism about the history of the Dada movement. He was born in Berlin into a well-to-do family and died in Minusio, near Locarno, Switzerland.From Expressionism through Dadaism, Constructivism and Neoplasticism, he was one of the major figures of avant-garde art in the 1910s and 1920s and a catalyst for intellectuals and artists in many disciplines. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hans Richter has received more than 17,560 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Hans Richter is the 726th most popular painter (down from 603rd in 2019), the 2,023rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,617th in 2019) and the 67th most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Hans Richter ranks 726 out of 1,421Before him are Paula Rego, Carle Vernet, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Will Sampson, Michiel Coxie, and Apollodorus. After him are Takashi Murakami, Charlotte Salomon, Julian Schnabel, Roberto Ferruzzi, Ramon Casas, and Osman Hamdi Bey.

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Among people born in 1888, Hans Richter ranks 83Before him are Fritz Reiner, Clara Campoamor, Grigori Sokolnikov, Gunichi Mikawa, Soong Ai-ling, and Victor Goldschmidt. After him are Du Yuesheng, Paul Morand, Alphonse Juin, Ramón Gómez de la Serna, Hans von Salmuth, and Royal Rife. Among people deceased in 1976, Hans Richter ranks 78Before him are Walter H. Schottky, Gilbert Ryle, Adolph Zukor, Mukaghali Makatayev, Yukio Goto, and Orlando Letelier. After him are Kálmán Kalocsay, Zhang Wentian, Paul Morand, Tommy Bolin, Sal Mineo, and Karl Schäfer.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hans Richter ranks 2,023 out of 6,142Before him are Carl Laemmle (1867), Gustav Nachtigal (1834), Dora Ratjen (1918), Friedrich Loeffler (1852), Stefan Kuntz (1962), and Hans Cramer (1896). After him are Barbara Sukowa (1950), Charlotte Salomon (1917), Princess Feodora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1839), Hans-Peter Briegel (1955), William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1682), and Joseph Gaertner (1732).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Hans Richter ranks 67Before him are Andreas Achenbach (1815), Sigmar Polke (1941), Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751), Karl von Piloty (1826), Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737), and Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630). After him are Charlotte Salomon (1917), Govert Flinck (1615), Wols (1913), Franz von Lenbach (1836), Heinrich Aldegrever (1502), and Franz Anton Maulbertsch (1724).