Ninette de Valois

1898 - 2001

Ninette de Valois

Dame Ninette de Valois (born Edris Stannus; 6 June 1898 – 8 March 2001) was an Irish-born British dancer, teacher, choreographer, and director of classical ballet. Most notably, she danced professionally with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, later establishing the Royal Ballet, one of the foremost ballet companies of the 20th century and one of the leading ballet companies in the world. She also established the Royal Ballet School and the touring company which became the Birmingham Royal Ballet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ninette de Valois has received more than 143,252 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 42nd most popular dancer.

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Among dancers, Ninette de Valois ranks 42 out of 66Before her are Jules Perrot, Lucile Grahn, Alexander Godunov, Antonio Gades, Lev Ivanov, and Gaétan Vestris. After her are Hans van Manen, Vladimir Vasiliev, Alicia Markova, Frederick Ashton, Marie Rambert, and Lindsay Kemp.

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Among people born in 1898, Ninette de Valois ranks 118Before her are Eugen Wüster, Dámaso Alonso, Lucius D. Clay, Carl-Gustaf Rossby, Lily Pons, and Franz Bäke. After her are Louis Adamic, Anthony McAuliffe, Eduard Pütsep, Rudolph Maté, Irene Dunne, and Karl Koller. Among people deceased in 2001, Ninette de Valois ranks 113Before her are Helge Ingstad, Mirza Delibašić, Beatrice Straight, Richard Wurmbrand, Adhemar da Silva, and Mohamed Atta. After her are Aldo Olivieri, William P. Rogers, Jelle Zijlstra, Tamara Smirnova, Victor Wong, and Micheline Ostermeyer.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Ninette de Valois ranks 123 out of 366Before her are Arthur Griffith (1871), Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1977), Jim Sheridan (1949), Mary Harris Jones (1837), William Howard Russell (1820), and John Sealy Townsend (1868). After her are Dan O'Herlihy (1919), Richard Kirwan (1733), Richard Montgomery (1738), Michael William Balfe (1808), Sally Oldfield (1947), and Turlough O'Carolan (1670).

Among DANCERS In Ireland

Among dancers born in Ireland, Ninette de Valois ranks 1