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Maggie Laubser

1886 - 1973

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Maria Magdalena Laubser (; 14 April 1886 – 17 May 1973) was a South African painter and printmaker. She is generally considered, along with Irma Stern, to be responsible for the introduction of Expressionism to South Africa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maggie Laubser has received more than 103,877 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Maggie Laubser is the 1,707th most popular painter (down from 1,410th in 2019), the 200th most popular biography from South Africa (down from 171st in 2019) and the 3rd most popular South African Painter.

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Among painters, Maggie Laubser ranks 1,707 out of 1,421Before her are Ali Divandari, Arthur Streeton, Maria de Dominici, Ernest Townsend, Thomas Kinkade, and Laurel Holloman. After her are Eastman Johnson, Samuel Colman, Ghada Amer, Pacita Abad, Lauren Faust, and Viktor Lyapkalo.

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Among people born in 1886, Maggie Laubser ranks 260Before her are Paul Radmilovic, John Jacob Astor, 1st Baron Astor of Hever, Rudolf Degermark, Charlie Ruggles, Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell, and Reggie Pridmore. After her are Gus Kahn, Ronald Firbank, and Virginia Pearson. Among people deceased in 1973, Maggie Laubser ranks 249Before her are Glenn Strange, J. Carrol Naish, Vaughn Monroe, Walt Kelly, Steven Geray, and Henry Green. After her are Veda Ann Borg, Rufino Santos, Israel Albert Horowitz, Alphonse Lacroix, Eddie Hapgood, and Gian Francesco Malipiero.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Maggie Laubser ranks 200 out of 374Before her are Kevin Anderson (1986), Trevor Blokdyk (1935), Reeva Steenkamp (1983), Troye Sivan (1995), Thomas François Burgers (1834), and Guy Tunmer (1948). After her are Theo de Raadt (1968), Theuns Jordaan (1971), Peter Sarnak (1953), Damon Galgut (1963), Phil Masinga (1969), and Penelope Coelen (1940).

Among PAINTERS In South Africa

Among painters born in South Africa, Maggie Laubser ranks 3Before her are Marlene Dumas (1953) and William Kentridge (1955).