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Michiel Coxie

1499 - 1592

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Michiel Coxie the Elder, Michiel Coxcie the Elder or Michiel van Coxcie, Latinised name Coxius (1499 – 3 March 1592), was a Flemish painter of altarpieces and portraits, a draughtsman and a designer of stained-glass windows, tapestries and prints. He worked for patrons in the principal cities of Flanders. He became the court painter to successively Emperor Charles V and King Philip II of Spain.Highly respected by his contemporaries, Coxie was given the nickname the Flemish Raphael as some of his contemporaries regarded him as being on an equal level as the Italian master. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michiel Coxie has received more than 40,598 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Michiel Coxie is the 724th most popular painter, the 249th most popular biography from Belgium and the 46th most popular Belgian Painter.

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Among painters, Michiel Coxie ranks 724 out of 1,421Before him are John Martin, Sidney Paget, Paula Rego, Carle Vernet, Jean-Baptiste Oudry, and Will Sampson. After him are Apollodorus, Hans Richter, Takashi Murakami, Charlotte Salomon, Julian Schnabel, and Roberto Ferruzzi.

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Among people born in 1499, Michiel Coxie ranks 11Before him are Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia, Giulio Romano, Bernardino de Sahagún, Peter of Alcantara, Claude Garamond, and Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat. After him are Maria Salviati, Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo, Edmund Tudor, Duke of Somerset, Peter Martyr Vermigli, Polidoro da Caravaggio, and Laurentius Petri. Among people deceased in 1592, Michiel Coxie ranks 13Before him are Bartolomeo Ammannati, Thomas Cavendish, Ana de Mendoza, Princess of Eboli, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg, and William the Younger, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. After him are William IV, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Marc'Antonio Ingegneri, John Casimir of the Palatinate-Simmern, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Moderata Fonte, and Alessandro Striggio.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Michiel Coxie ranks 249 out of 1,019Before him are Romelu Lukaku (1993), Henry III, Duke of Brabant (1231), John of Ruusbroec (1293), Emile Vandervelde (1866), Leo Tindemans (1922), and John II, Duke of Brabant (1275). After him are Herbert Wimmer (1944), George Washington (1871), James Weddell (1787), Princess Anne, Duchess of Calabria (1938), Prince Alexandre of Belgium (1942), and Stromae (1985).

Among PAINTERS In Belgium

Among painters born in Belgium, Michiel Coxie ranks 46Before him are Barthélemy d'Eyck (1420), Juan de Flandes (1450), Antoine Wiertz (1806), Frans Floris (1519), Jan Fyt (1611), and Frans Masereel (1889). After him are Adam Frans van der Meulen (1632), David Teniers the Elder (1582), Joos de Momper (1564), Herri met de Bles (1480), Hendrick van Balen the Elder (1570), and Peter Snayers (1592).