Paul Gauguin

1848 - 1903

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Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (UK: , US: ; French: [ø.ʒɛn ɑ̃.ʁi pɔl ɡo.ɡɛ̃]; 7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a French Post-Impressionist artist. Unappreciated until after his death, Gauguin is now recognized for his experimental use of color and Synthetist style that were distinct from Impressionism. Toward the end of his life, he spent ten years in French Polynesia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Gauguin has received more than 4,708,234 page views. His biography is available in 103 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 100 in 2019). Paul Gauguin is the 19th most popular painter (down from 16th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from France (down from 21st in 2019) and the 4th most popular Painter.

Paul Gauguin is most famous for his painting, "Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?"

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Among painters, Paul Gauguin ranks 19 out of 1,421Before him are Caravaggio, Francisco Goya, Sandro Botticelli, Diego Velázquez, Paul Cézanne, and Henri Matisse. After him are Titian, Donatello, Gustav Klimt, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Eugène Delacroix, and Édouard Manet.

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Among people born in 1848, Paul Gauguin ranks 1After him are Octave Mirbeau, Vilfredo Pareto, Gottlob Frege, Otto Lilienthal, Joris-Karl Huysmans, Helmuth von Moltke the Younger, Gustave Caillebotte, Otto of Bavaria, Albert I, Prince of Monaco, Hugo de Vries, and Tōgō Heihachirō. Among people deceased in 1903, Paul Gauguin ranks 1After him are Herbert Spencer, Pope Leo XIII, Camille Pissarro, Theodor Mommsen, Alois Hitler, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet, Alexander I of Serbia, Josiah Willard Gibbs, Otto Weininger, and Hugo Wolf.

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In France

Among people born in France, Paul Gauguin ranks 29 out of 6,011Before him are Napoleon III (1808), Coco Chanel (1883), Paul Cézanne (1839), Henri Matisse (1869), Alexandre Dumas (1802), and Antoine Lavoisier (1743). After him are Édith Piaf (1915), Louis XV of France (1710), Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807), Henry IV of France (1553), Marcel Proust (1871), and Denis Diderot (1713).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Paul Gauguin ranks 4Before him are Claude Monet (1840), Paul Cézanne (1839), and Henri Matisse (1869). After him are Eugène Delacroix (1798), Édouard Manet (1832), Edgar Degas (1834), Jacques-Louis David (1748), Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780), Gustave Courbet (1819), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841), and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864).