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Jan Brueghel the Elder

1568 - 1625

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Jan Brueghel (also Bruegel or Breughel) the Elder (, also US: ; Dutch: [ˈjɑn ˈbrøːɣəl] (listen); 1568 – 13 January 1625) was a Flemish painter and draughtsman. He was the son of the eminent Flemish Renaissance painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Brueghel the Elder has received more than 400,446 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Jan Brueghel the Elder is the 134th most popular painter (up from 140th in 2019), the 42nd most popular biography from Belgium (up from 45th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Belgian Painter.

Jan Brueghel the Elder is most famous for his paintings of landscapes and still lifes.

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Among painters, Jan Brueghel the Elder ranks 134 out of 1,421Before him are Albrecht Altdorfer, Odilon Redon, John Constable, Franz Marc, Francis Bacon, and Robert Delaunay. After him are Man Ray, Andrea del Sarto, Fernand Léger, Pontormo, Jean Fouquet, and Théodore Rousseau.

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Among people born in 1568, Jan Brueghel the Elder ranks 3Before him are Pope Urban VIII and Tommaso Campanella. After him are Aloysius Gonzaga, Gunilla Bielke, Wei Zhongxian, Adriano Banchieri, Virginia de' Medici, Giuseppe Cesari, Anna Vasa of Sweden, Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg, and Teodósio II, Duke of Braganza. Among people deceased in 1625, Jan Brueghel the Elder ranks 4Before him are James VI and I, Sofonisba Anguissola, and Maurice, Prince of Orange. After him are Johann Bayer, Simon Marius, Christina of Holstein-Gottorp, Willem Schouten, Duchess Anna of Prussia, Giambattista Marino, Mōri Terumoto, and Francisco Gómez de Sandoval, 1st Duke of Lerma.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Jan Brueghel the Elder ranks 42 out of 1,019Before him are Pepin of Herstal (635), Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564), Victor Horta (1861), Margaret of Parma (1522), Princess Stéphanie of Belgium (1864), and Eddy Merckx (1945). After him are Abraham Ortelius (1527), Guillaume Du Fay (1397), Carlota of Mexico (1840), Adolphe Sax (1814), Jules Bordet (1870), and Simon Stevin (1548).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Jan Brueghel the Elder ranks 7Before him are Jan van Eyck (1395), René Magritte (1898), Anthony van Dyck (1599), Rogier van der Weyden (1390), Frans Hals (1582), and Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564). After him are Hugo van der Goes (1440), Jacob Jordaens (1593), James Ensor (1860), Petrus Christus (1410), Quentin Matsys (1466), and Hubert van Eyck (1366).