Maurice Denis

1870 - 1943

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Maurice Denis (French: [dəni]; 25 November 1870 – 13 November 1943) was a French painter, decorative artist, and writer. An important figure in the transitional period between impressionism and modern art, he is associated with Les Nabis, symbolism, and later neo-classicism. His theories contributed to the foundations of cubism, fauvism, and abstract art. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Denis has received more than 250,043 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Maurice Denis is the 704th most popular writer (up from 858th in 2019), the 833rd most popular biography from France (up from 1,012th in 2019) and the 113th most popular French Writer.

Maurice Denis was a French painter, who is most famous for his paintings of flowers.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Notable Works

Maurice Denis
Nouvelles théories sur l'art moderne [et] sur l'art sacré, 1914-1921
Bréviaire du mot-croisiste
Maurice Denis 1870-1943
Theorie und Praxis der Booleschen Algebra

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Over the past year Maurice Denis has had the most page views in the with 32,953 views, followed by English (27,609), and Japanese (9,128). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (102.67%), Latin (95.88%), and Danish (91.24%)


Among writers, Maurice Denis ranks 704 out of 7,302Before him are Luis de Góngora, Periander, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Andrea Camilleri, Arto Paasilinna, and Jack Vance. After him are Max Jacob, Louise Hay, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Agathias, Oliver Sacks, and Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné.

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Among people born in 1870, Maurice Denis ranks 20Before him are Karl Renner, Lavr Kornilov, Ivan Bunin, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Gustav Bauer, and Josef Hoffmann. After him are Clara Immerwahr, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, Sophia of Prussia, Georgy Gapon, and D. T. Suzuki. Among people deceased in 1943, Maurice Denis ranks 21Before him are Chaim Soutine, Władysław Sikorski, Alexandre Millerand, Nikolai Vavilov, Max Wertheimer, and Alexandre Yersin. After him are Julius Fučík, Beatrix Potter, Gustav Vigeland, Max Reinhardt, Jean Moulin, and Leslie Howard.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maurice Denis ranks 833 out of 6,770Before him are Paul Landowski (1875), Magnentius (303), Nicolas Oudinot (1767), Joscelin I, Count of Edessa (1072), Louis I, Duke of Anjou (1339), and Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804). After him are Mary of Guise (1515), Françoise Marie de Bourbon (1677), Bourvil (1917), Max Jacob (1876), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), and Célestin Freinet (1896).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Maurice Denis ranks 113Before him are Eugène Sue (1804), Frontinus (30), Marie de France (1101), Maurice Blanchot (1907), Bernard Gui (1261), and Jean Froissart (1337). After him are Max Jacob (1876), Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755), Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (1626), Alain-René Lesage (1668), Alfred de Vigny (1797), and Bernart de Ventadorn (1135).