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Kenneth Clark

1903 - 1983

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Kenneth Mackenzie Clark, Baron Clark (13 July 1903 – 21 May 1983) was a British art historian, museum director, and broadcaster. After running two important art galleries in the 1930s and 1940s, he came to wider public notice on television, presenting a succession of programmes on the arts during the 1950s and 1960s, culminating in the Civilisation series in 1969. The son of rich parents, Clark was introduced to the arts at an early age. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenneth Clark has received more than 645,455 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Kenneth Clark is the 381st most popular historian (down from 311th in 2019), the 4,026th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,872nd in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Historian.

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Among historians, Kenneth Clark ranks 381 out of 339Before him are Benjamin Mazar, Samuel Eliot Morison, Rudolph Rummel, Timothy Garton Ash, Charles A. Beard, and Minhaj-i-Siraj. After him are Alfred W. Crosby, Hermann Oldenberg, Arthur Smith Woodward, Florian Cajori, Christopher Browning, and Robert Service.

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Among people born in 1903, Kenneth Clark ranks 269Before him are Armand Blanchonnet, Juan Aguilera, Ramón Ernesto Cruz Uclés, Anders Rydberg, Josephine Hutchinson, and George Koltanowski. After him are Norman Foster, Vernon Duke, DeHart Hubbard, Hermann Volk, Niní Marshall, and Lilly Scholz. Among people deceased in 1983, Kenneth Clark ranks 195Before him are Marguerite Broquedis, Joan Hackett, Miron Białoszewski, Richard Llewellyn, Armand Lanoux, and Sven Jacobsson. After him are Paolo Pedretti, Paul Fix, Ernest Libérati, Odd Lundberg, Slim Pickens, and Giuliano Nostini.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Kenneth Clark ranks 4,026 out of 7,765Before him are David Cecil, 6th Marquess of Exeter (1905), Scott Speedman (1975), H. B. Warner (1876), Samuel Hoare, 1st Viscount Templewood (1880), Thomas Campion (1567), and Benjamin Henry Latrobe (1764). After him are Robert Newton (1905), Martin McGuinness (1950), Edward Alleyn (1566), Ramón Zabalo (1910), Lachlan Macquarie (1762), and Guy Butler (1899).

Among HISTORIANS In United Kingdom

Among historians born in United Kingdom, Kenneth Clark ranks 47Before him are William Robertson (1721), Richard J. Evans (1947), Simon Schama (1945), Agnes Arber (1879), George Grote (1794), and Timothy Garton Ash (1955). After him are Arthur Smith Woodward (1864), Robert Service (1947), William of Newburgh (1130), Lawrence Stone (1919), Richard Overy (1947), and Mary Beard (1955).