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Marc Chagall

1887 - 1985

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Marc Chagall (born Moishe Shagal; 6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in a wide range of artistic formats, including painting, drawings, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramics, tapestries and fine art prints. Chagall was born in 1887, into a Jewish family near Vitebsk, today in Belarus, but at that time in the Pale of Settlement of the Russian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marc Chagall has received more than 3,584,273 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 76 in 2019). Marc Chagall is the 35th most popular painter (down from 33rd in 2019), the most popular biography from Belarus and the most popular Belarusian Painter.

Marc Chagall is most famous for his paintings of Jewish life in Russia and Eastern Europe.

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Among painters, Marc Chagall ranks 35 out of 1,421Before him are Hieronymus Bosch, Edgar Degas, Jacques-Louis David, Jan van Eyck, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, and Amedeo Modigliani. After him are Gustave Courbet, Giotto, Joan Miró, Tintoretto, René Magritte, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.

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Among people born in 1887, Marc Chagall ranks 3Before him are Le Corbusier and Erwin Schrödinger. After him are Charles I of Austria, Erich von Manstein, Chiang Kai-shek, Marcel Duchamp, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Ernst Röhm, Padre Pio, Arthur Rubinstein, and Bernard Montgomery. Among people deceased in 1985, Marc Chagall ranks 1After him are Enver Hoxha, Konstantin Chernenko, Yul Brynner, Heinrich Böll, Orson Welles, Fernand Braudel, Carl Schmitt, Italo Calvino, László Bíró, Simone Signoret, and Rock Hudson.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Marc Chagall ranks 1 out of 330After him are Lev Vygotsky (1896), Shimon Peres (1923), Menachem Begin (1913), Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Felix Dzerzhinsky (1877), Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Andrei Gromyko (1909), Chaim Weizmann (1874), Simon Kuznets (1901), and Yitzhak Shamir (1915).

Among PAINTERS In Belarus

Among painters born in Belarus, Marc Chagall ranks 1After him are Chaim Soutine (1893), Léon Bakst (1866), Władysław Strzemiński (1893), January Suchodolski (1797), Kazimierz Alchimowicz (1840), and Maja Berezowska (1893).