Jamini Roy

1887 - 1972

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Jamini Roy (Bengali: যামিনী রায়) (11 April 1887 – 24 April 1972) was an Indian painter. He was honoured with the State award of Padma Bhushan in 1955. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jamini Roy has received more than 746,535 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Jamini Roy is the 1,331st most popular painter (down from 1,202nd in 2019), the 478th most popular biography from India (down from 435th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Indian Painter.

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Among painters, Jamini Roy ranks 1,331 out of 1,428Before him are Giannino Castiglioni, Vassily Maximov, Eugene Lanceray, Ben Nicholson, E. H. Shepard, and Henry Salt. After him are Eduard Wiiralt, Washington Allston, Edward Hicks, Jenny Holzer, Elena Guro, and William Dobson.

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Among people born in 1887, Jamini Roy ranks 180Before him are Alfonso Calzolari, Joseph Orbeli, Armen Ohanian, Igor Severyanin, Reginald Owen, and Sigrid Fick. After him are Alf Landon, Carl Blegen, Edith Sitwell, Govind Ballabh Pant, Adriaan Fokker, and Jacob L. Devers. Among people deceased in 1972, Jamini Roy ranks 165Before him are Jan Diddens, Edward Calvin Kendall, Edward Cook, Ntare V of Burundi, Henry Dreyfuss, and Louis J. Mordell. After him are Havergal Brian, Américo Castro, Harold Rainsford Stark, Wesley Ruggles, Adriaan Fokker, and Moe Berg.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jamini Roy ranks 478 out of 1,227Before him are Devika Rani (1908), Venkaiah Naidu (1949), Vijay Mallya (1955), Charles Gmelin (1872), Anupam Kher (1955), and B. V. Doshi (1927). After him are Kedarnath Singh (1934), Sanjay Dutt (1959), Raghunath Murmu (1905), Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy (1924), Bhalchandra Nemade (1938), and Kamini Roy (1864).

Among PAINTERS In India

Among painters born in India, Jamini Roy ranks 4Before him are Raja Ravi Varma (1848), Abanindranath Tagore (1871), and M. F. Husain (1915). After him are Sarla Thakral (1914).