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Ligier Richier

1500 - 1567

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Ligier Richier (c. 1500–1567) was a French sculptor active in Saint-Mihiel in north-eastern France. Richier primarily worked in the churches of his native Saint-Mihiel and from 1530 he enjoyed the protection of Duke Antoine of Lorraine, for whom he did important work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ligier Richier has received more than 49,489 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ligier Richier is the 148th most popular sculptor (down from 122nd in 2019), the 3,350th most popular biography from France (down from 2,869th in 2019) and the 28th most popular French Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Ligier Richier ranks 148 out of 189Before him are Olafur Eliasson, Eduardo Paolozzi, Johann Georg Pinsel, Anish Kapoor, Rudolf Belling, and Jorge Oteiza. After him are Hermann Obrist, Georg Kolbe, Valie Export, Matthias Braun, James Pradier, and Augustin-Alexandre Dumont.

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Among people born in 1500, Ligier Richier ranks 45Before him are Robert de Nola, Theodore Bibliander, Corneille de Lyon, Georg Pencz, Pedro Reinel, and Caupolicán. After him are Lope de Rueda, Álvaro de Saavedra Cerón, Gómez Pereira, Nicholas Ridley, and Abd al-Samad. Among people deceased in 1567, Ligier Richier ranks 11Before him are Anne de Montmorency, Michael Stifel, Marin Držić, Girolamo Priuli, Marie of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, and Juan Bautista de Toledo. After him is Gómez Pereira.

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In France

Among people born in France, Ligier Richier ranks 3,350 out of 6,011Before him are Henri Dupuy de Lôme (1816), Paul Déroulède (1846), Armand Salacrou (1899), Jacques Tardi (1946), Marc Levy (1961), and Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794). After him are Dominique Perrault (1953), Maria Deraismes (1828), Michel Onfray (1959), Charles Renard (1847), Sabine Azéma (1949), and Pierre Magnol (1638).

Among SCULPTORS In France

Among sculptors born in France, Ligier Richier ranks 28Before him are Jules Dalou (1838), Antoine Coysevox (1640), Henri Laurens (1885), Nicolas Coustou (1658), Augustin Pajou (1730), and Antoine-Denis Chaudet (1763). After him are Augustin-Alexandre Dumont (1801), Emmanuel Frémiet (1824), Charles Despiau (1874), and Marisol Escobar (1930).