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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 932,197 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Otto Dix is the 149th most popular painter (down from 131st in 2019), the 373rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 293rd in 2019) and the 11th 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 149 out of 1,421Before him are Robert Campin, Jean Dubuffet, Hugo van der Goes, Fernando Botero, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, and Filippino Lippi. After him are Lavinia Fontana, Utamaro, Gentile Bellini, William Hogarth, Jacob van Ruisdael, and Antonello da Messina.

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Among people born in 1891, Otto Dix ranks 18Before him are Henry Miller, Frederick Banting, Pär Lagerkvist, Walther Bothe, Rudolf Carnap, and Rafael Trujillo. After him are Genrikh Yagoda, Helmuth Weidling, Ilya Ehrenburg, Fritz Todt, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, and John Howard Northrop. Among people deceased in 1969, Otto Dix ranks 20Before him are Otto Stern, Jack Kerouac, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Morihei Ueshiba, Jan Palach, and Princess Alice of Battenberg. After him are C. F. Powell, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Levi Eshkol, Dominique Pire, Arthur Friedenreich, and Witold Gombrowicz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Dix ranks 373 out of 6,142Before him are Chlodio (393), Peter Behrens (1868), Karl-Heinz Rummenigge (1955), Max Bruch (1838), Karl Friedrich Schinkel (1781), and Carl von Ossietzky (1889). After him are Otto Lilienthal (1848), Maria Josepha of Saxony, Dauphine of France (1731), Martin Behaim (1459), Moses Mendelssohn (1729), Georg von Küchler (1881), and Joachim Löw (1960).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Otto Dix ranks 11Before him are Max Ernst (1891), Matthias Grünewald (1480), Hans Memling (1435), Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), and Franz Marc (1880). After him are Gerhard Richter (1932), Emil Nolde (1867), Lucas Cranach the Younger (1515), Hans Baldung (1484), George Grosz (1893), and Franz Stuck (1863).