John Everett Millais

1829 - 1896

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Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, (UK: MIL-ay, US: mil-AY; 8 June 1829 – 13 August 1896) was an English painter and illustrator who was one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. He was a child prodigy who, aged eleven, became the youngest student to enter the Royal Academy Schools. The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood was founded at his family home in London, at 83 Gower Street (now number 7). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Everett Millais has received more than 1,296,280 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). John Everett Millais is the 173rd most popular painter (down from 163rd in 2019), the 382nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 341st in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Painter.

John Everett Millais is most famous for his painting "Ophelia," which is a depiction of the character from Shakespeare's Hamlet.

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Among painters, John Everett Millais ranks 173 out of 1,428Before him are Eugène Boudin, Gentile Bellini, Henry Fuseli, Gerda Wegener, Carl Larsson, and Hubert van Eyck. After him are Pinturicchio, Lavinia Fontana, Quentin Matsys, Hilma af Klint, Angelica Kauffman, and Pierre Bonnard.

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Among people born in 1829, John Everett Millais ranks 6Before him are Geronimo, Oscar II of Sweden, Levi Strauss, August Kekulé, and Anton Rubinstein. After him are Chester A. Arthur, Asaph Hall, Auguste Beernaert, Alfred Brehm, Theodor Billroth, and Anselm Feuerbach. Among people deceased in 1896, John Everett Millais ranks 10Before him are Anton Bruckner, Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, William Morris, Otto Lilienthal, August Kekulé, and Hippolyte Fizeau. After him are Harriet Beecher Stowe, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, H. H. Holmes, José Rizal, John Langdon Down, and Edmond de Goncourt.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, John Everett Millais ranks 382 out of 6,924Before him are Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887), Ian Gillan (1945), D. H. Lawrence (1885), Princess Margaret of Connaught (1882), Anne, Princess Royal (1950), and Robert Walpole (1676). After him are Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453), Bartholomew Roberts (1682), Richard Owen (1804), Thomas Young (1773), Arthur Harden (1865), and Robert Falcon Scott (1868).

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Among painters born in United Kingdom, John Everett Millais ranks 4Before him are J. M. W. Turner (1775), John Constable (1776), and Thomas Gainsborough (1727). After him are Joshua Reynolds (1723), William Hogarth (1697), Richard Hamilton (1922), William Holman Hunt (1827), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Leonora Carrington (1917), Frederic Leighton (1830), and John Tenniel (1820).