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 822,089 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Otto Dix is the 131st most popular painter (down from 122nd in 2019), the 293rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 279th 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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Among painters, Otto Dix ranks 131 out of 1,428Before him are Arnold Böcklin, Sofonisba Anguissola, Fernand Léger, Juan Gris, Emil Nolde, and Albrecht Altdorfer. After him are Jean-Léon Gérôme, John Constable, Jan Steen, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Odilon Redon, and Robert Campin.

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Among people born in 1891, Otto Dix ranks 12Before him are Max Ernst, Walter Model, Edith Stein, James Chadwick, Henry Miller, and Pär Lagerkvist. After him are B. R. Ambedkar, Rudolf Carnap, Nelly Sachs, Helmuth Weidling, Ilya Ehrenburg, and Genrikh Yagoda. Among people deceased in 1969, Otto Dix ranks 16Before him are Kliment Voroshilov, Rocky Marciano, Liu Shaoqi, Jack Kerouac, Otto Stern, and Saud of Saudi Arabia. After him are Morihei Ueshiba, Jan Palach, Brian Jones, C. F. Powell, Sonja Henie, and Princess Alice of Battenberg.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Dix ranks 293 out of 5,289Before him are Ferdinand I of Romania (1865), Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791), Frederick V of the Palatinate (1596), Emil Nolde (1867), Alexander Van der Bellen (1944), and Albrecht Altdorfer (1480). After him are Martin Niemöller (1892), Joachim Gauck (1940), Ludwig Beck (1880), Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (1710), Paul Heyse (1830), and Paul Hindemith (1895).

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), Gerhard Richter (1932), Emil Nolde (1867), and Albrecht Altdorfer (1480). After him are Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), George Grosz (1893), Hans Baldung (1484), August Macke (1887), Max Liebermann (1847), and Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805).