Jean-Antoine Houdon

1741 - 1828

Jean-Antoine Houdon

Jean-Antoine Houdon (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃n‿ɑ̃twan udɔ̃]) (25 March 1741 – 15 July 1828) was a French neoclassical sculptor. Houdon is famous for his portrait busts and statues of philosophers, inventors and political figures of the Enlightenment. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Antoine Houdon has received more than 122,487 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 34th most popular sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Jean-Antoine Houdon ranks 34 out of 163Before him are Józef Gosławski, Claus Sluter, Jean Tinguely, Antoine Bourdelle, Alessandro Algardi, and Jacopo della Quercia. After him are Leochares, Alcamenes, Ivan Meštrović, Paul Landowski, Andrea della Robbia, and Claes Oldenburg.

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Among people born in 1741, Jean-Antoine Houdon ranks 11Before him are Angelica Kauffman, Emperor Momozono, Jean-François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, Johann Kaspar Lavater, and André Grétry. After him are Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Andrea Luchesi, Nicolas Chamfort, Benedict Arnold, Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Arthur Young. Among people deceased in 1828, Jean-Antoine Houdon ranks 10Before him are Maria Feodorovna, Victor of Aveyron, Carl Peter Thunberg, Franz Joseph Gall, William Hyde Wollaston, and Kobayashi Issa. After him are Alexander Ypsilantis, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Radama I, James Edward Smith, and Charlotte, Princess Royal.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Antoine Houdon ranks 1,008 out of 4,109Before him are Pierre Janet (1859), Louis Alexandre, Count of Toulouse (1678), Clotilde of France (1759), William of Gellone (750), Francis Lai (1932), and Philibert II, Duke of Savoy (1480). After him are Lúcio Costa (1902), Jean Casimir-Perier (1847), Victoire of France (1733), Sonia Rykiel (1930), Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien (1772), and Louise de Marillac (1591).

Among SCULPTORS In France

Among sculptors born in France, Jean-Antoine Houdon ranks 8Before him are Camille Claudel (1864), Giambologna (1529), Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi (1834), Marie Tussaud (1761), Louise Bourgeois (1911), and Antoine Bourdelle (1861). After him are Paul Landowski (1875), François Rude (1784), Rosa Bonheur (1822), Étienne Maurice Falconet (1716), Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714), and David d'Angers (1788).

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