Otto Dix

1891 - 1969

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Wilhelm Heinrich Otto Dix (German: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈʔɔtoː ˈdɪks]; 2 December 1891 – 25 July 1969) was a German painter and printmaker, noted for his ruthless and harshly realistic depictions of German society during the Weimar Republic and the brutality of war. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Dix has received more than 1,118,699 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Otto Dix is the 153rd most popular painter (down from 150th in 2019), the 355th most popular biography from Germany (up from 373rd in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Painter.

Otto Dix is most famous for his paintings and sketches of the horrors of World War I.

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Over the past year Otto Dix has had the most page views in the with 136,993 views, followed by German (117,978), and French (100,737). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hindi (144.62%), Korean (34.70%), and Chinese (29.84%)


Among painters, Otto Dix ranks 153 out of 2,023Before him are Albrecht Altdorfer, Suzanne Valadon, Emil Nolde, André Derain, Eugène Boudin, and Jean-Léon Gérôme. After him are Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Lili Elbe, Filippino Lippi, Man Ray, Frédéric Bazille, and Édouard-Henri Avril.

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Among people born in 1891, Otto Dix ranks 15Before him are Nelly Sachs, Edith Stein, James Chadwick, John Howard Northrop, Pär Lagerkvist, and Henry Miller. After him are Rudolf Carnap, Rafael Trujillo, Genrikh Yagoda, Helmuth Weidling, Walther Bothe, and Ilya Ehrenburg. Among people deceased in 1969, Otto Dix ranks 20Before him are Jan Palach, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Liu Shaoqi, Levi Eshkol, Morihei Ueshiba, and Brian Jones. After him are Jack Kerouac, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Princess Alice of Battenberg, Dominique Pire, Witold Gombrowicz, and Arthur Friedenreich.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Dix ranks 355 out of 7,253Before him are Katherine Oppenheimer (1910), Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria (1808), Ulrike Meinhof (1934), Emil Kraepelin (1856), Thomas à Kempis (1380), and Theodor Schwann (1810). After him are Ludwig III of Bavaria (1845), Christian V of Denmark (1646), Paul Hindemith (1895), Alexander Grothendieck (1928), Heinrich Schütz (1585), and Heinrich Mann (1871).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Otto Dix ranks 13Before him are Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), Hans Memling (1435), Franz Marc (1880), Hans von Aachen (1552), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), and Emil Nolde (1867). After him are Anselm Kiefer (1945), Hans Baldung (1484), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Gerhard Richter (1932), George Grosz (1893), and August Macke (1887).