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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 213,133 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Maurice Denis is the 865th most popular writer (down from 739th in 2019), the 1,015th most popular biography from France (down from 841st in 2019) and the 133rd most popular French Writer.

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

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Among writers, Maurice Denis ranks 865 out of 5,755Before him are Clemens Brentano, Anna Seghers, Achim von Arnim, Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Leconte de Lisle, and Varlam Shalamov. After him are Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz, Kurt Eisner, Éric Zemmour, Jean Webster, Bacchylides, and Sarah, Duchess of York.

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Among people born in 1870, Maurice Denis ranks 23Before him are Ivan Bunin, Clara Immerwahr, Gustav Bauer, Josef Hoffmann, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, and Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma. After him are Sigfrid Edström, Georgy Gapon, Pierre Louÿs, Sophia of Prussia, Princess Alexandra of Greece and Denmark, and Charlotte Cooper. Among people deceased in 1943, Maurice Denis ranks 27Before him are Alexandre Yersin, Jean Moulin, Julius Fučík, Leslie Howard, Luz Long, and Lydia Litvyak. After him are Viktor Lutze, Infanta Maria Josepha of Portugal, Otto Jespersen, Max Reinhardt, Mordechai Anielewicz, and Etty Hillesum.

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In France

Among people born in France, Maurice Denis ranks 1,015 out of 6,011Before him are Jacques Hadamard (1865), Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813), Clotilde of France (1759), Ambroise Thomas (1811), Carole Bouquet (1957), and Léon Bourgeois (1851). After him are Joseph Liouville (1809), Abel Gance (1889), Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois (1895), Éric Zemmour (1958), Jean-Pierre Jeunet (1953), and Henri, Prince of Condé (1588).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Maurice Denis ranks 133Before him are Jean Anouilh (1910), Laura de Noves (1310), Madame Roland (1754), Theodore Beza (1519), Annie Ernaux (1940), and Antoine Galland (1646). After him are Éric Zemmour (1958), Jean de Joinville (1224), Eugène Scribe (1791), Jacques Clément (1567), Bertran de Born (1140), and Jean de La Bruyère (1645).