Karl von Piloty

1826 - 1886

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Karl Theodor von Piloty (1 October 1826 – 21 July 1886) was a German painter, noted for his historical subjects, and recognised as the foremost representative of the realistic school in Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl von Piloty has received more than 70,967 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Karl von Piloty is the 676th most popular painter (up from 681st in 2019), the 1,829th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,893rd in 2019) and the 62nd most popular German Painter.

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Among painters, Karl von Piloty ranks 676 out of 2,023Before him are Ignacio Zuloaga, Juan Carreño de Miranda, Thomas Eakins, Pieter van Laer, Adrien Manglard, and Giovanni Battista Gaulli. After him are Maurycy Gottlieb, François Lemoyne, Arnold Houbraken, Max Pechstein, Benvenuto Tisi, and Charlotte Salomon.

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Among people born in 1826, Karl von Piloty ranks 18Before him are Alexander Afanasyev, Armand David, Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, Zénobe Gramme, Adolf Bastian, and George B. McClellan. After him are Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, Georg II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Henri Mouhot, George Johnstone Stoney, Cetshwayo kaMpande, and Walter Bagehot. Among people deceased in 1886, Karl von Piloty ranks 15Before him are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Alexander Ostrovsky, Ilya Ulyanov, Pierre-Jules Hetzel, Alexander Butlerov, and Lydia Koidula. After him are Marco Minghetti, Eliza Lynch, Friedrich Ferdinand von Beust, Prince Louis, Count of Trani, Asher Brown Durand, and Adolphe Monticelli.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Karl von Piloty ranks 1,829 out of 7,253Before him are Gertrud Scholtz-Klink (1902), Uta Hagen (1919), Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1713), Regino of Prüm (842), Welf II, Duke of Bavaria (1072), and Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau (1833). After him are Kurt Gerron (1897), Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg (1527), Heinrich von Treitschke (1834), Irmina of Oeren (700), Carl Laemmle (1867), and Herbert von Bismarck (1849).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Karl von Piloty ranks 62Before him are Oswald Achenbach (1827), Wolf Vostell (1932), Erwin Bowien (1899), Felix Nussbaum (1904), Ludolf Bakhuizen (1630), and Andreas Achenbach (1815). After him are Max Pechstein (1881), Charlotte Salomon (1917), Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (1751), Bettina Heinen-Ayech (1937), Hans Hartung (1904), and Philipp Veit (1793).