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Karl Bodmer

1809 - 1893

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Johann Carl Bodmer (11 February 1809 – 30 October 1893) was a Swiss-French printmaker, etcher, lithographer, zinc engraver, draughtsman, painter, illustrator, and hunter. Known as Karl Bodmer in literature and paintings, his name was recorded as Johann Karl Bodmer and Jean-Charles Bodmer, respectively. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Bodmer has received more than 144,385 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Karl Bodmer is the 1,434th most popular painter, the 396th most popular biography from Switzerland and the 28th most popular Swiss Painter.

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Among painters, Karl Bodmer ranks 1,434 out of 1,421Before him are Columbano Bordalo Pinheiro, Albert Namatjira, Ogata Kenzan, Johann Wilhelm Schirmer, Mikayil Abdullayev, and John Baldessari. After him are Maxime Maufra, Slava Raškaj, Jacques d'Arthois, Stanisław Witkiewicz, Sarah Goodridge, and Jan Theuninck.

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Among people born in 1809, Karl Bodmer ranks 54Before him are James David Forbes, Johann Heinrich Blasius, Benjamin Peirce, Ernst Rudolf von Trautvetter, Oswald Heer, and William B. Travis. After him are Santiago Derqui, Aleksey Koltsov, Nestor Kukolnik, Nicolaas Pieneman, Thomas Campbell Eyton, and Louis Meijer. Among people deceased in 1893, Karl Bodmer ranks 58Before him are Joseph Hellmesberger Sr., Arabo, Alexander Kazbegi, Manuel González Flores, Jean Dufresne, and John Abbott. After him are Ignacio Manuel Altamirano, Michał Elwiro Andriolli, Carl Christoffer Georg Andræ, Lucy Stone, Louis Ruchonnet, and Duleep Singh.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Karl Bodmer ranks 396 out of 876Before him are Aurèle Nicolet (1926), Josef Munzinger (1791), Oswald Heer (1809), Alfred Newton (1829), Oliver Neuville (1973), and Stefano Franscini (1796). After him are Anita Traversi (1937), Mansour Ojjeh (1952), Vreni Schneider (1964), Fabian Cancellara (1981), Constant Fornerod (1819), and Carlo Clerici (1929).

Among PAINTERS In Switzerland

Among painters born in Switzerland, Karl Bodmer ranks 28Before him are Bertha Wegmann (1847), Antonio Ciseri (1821), Aloïse Corbaz (1886), Salomon Gessner (1730), Alexandre Calame (1810), and Hans Erni (1909). After him are Pipilotti Rist (1962), Elizabeth Thompson (1846), and Milo Moiré (1986).