Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād

1450 - 1535

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Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād (c. 1450 – c. 1535), also known as Kamal al-din Bihzad or Kamaleddin Behzad (Persian: کمال‌الدین بهزاد‎), was a Persian painter and head of the royal ateliers in Herat and Tabriz during the late Timurid and early Safavid Persian periods. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād has received more than 112,187 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād is the 270th most popular painter (down from 263rd in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Afghanistan (up from 19th in 2019) and the most popular Afghan Painter.

Kamāl ud-dīn behzād is most famous for the painting of the Mughal emperor Akbar.

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Among painters, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād ranks 270 out of 1,428Before him are François Gérard, Orazio Gentileschi, Pieter Aertsen, Frans Snyders, Franz Xaver Winterhalter, and Joachim Patinir. After him are Francesco Hayez, Max Beckmann, Lucian Freud, Gerard David, Gerrit Dou, and Ivan Kramskoi.

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Among people born in 1450, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād ranks 8Before him are Hieronymus Bosch, Josquin des Prez, John Cabot, Luca Signorelli, Kara Ahmed Pasha, and Martin Schongauer. After him are Gerard David, Yejong of Joseon, Francisco de Almeida, Diogo Dias, Pêro da Covilhã, and Zagan Pasha. Among people deceased in 1535, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād ranks 3Before him are Thomas More and Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa. After him are Francesco II Sforza, Lorenzo Costa, Joachim I Nestor, Elector of Brandenburg, Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, John Fisher, Ippolito de' Medici, Bartolomeo Tromboncino, and Gustav Trolle.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād ranks 18 out of 108Before him are Ahmad Shah Massoud (1953), Burhanuddin Rabbani (1940), Mohammed Daoud Khan (1909), Babrak Karmal (1929), Nur Muhammad Taraki (1917), and Amanullah Khan (1892). After him are Ahmad Shah Durrani (1722), Alp-Tegin (963), Abu Maʿshar (787), Sultan Husayn Bayqara (1438), Habibullāh Kalakāni (1890), and Abdur Rahman Khan (1844).

Among PAINTERS In Afghanistan

Among painters born in Afghanistan, Kamāl ud-Dīn Behzād ranks 1