Pedro Américo

1843 - 1905

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Pedro Américo de Figueiredo e Melo (29 April 1843 – 7 October 1905) was a Brazilian novelist, poet, scientist, art theorist, essayist, philosopher, politician and professor, but is best remembered as one of the most important academic painters of Brazil. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro Américo has received more than 60,816 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Pedro Américo is the 985th most popular painter (down from 887th in 2019), the 223rd most popular biography from Brazil (down from 178th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Brazilian Painter.

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Among painters, Pedro Américo ranks 985 out of 1,428Before him are Paul Bril, Rufino Tamayo, Adriaen van der Werff, Nicolas Mignard, Isaac Israëls, and George Romney. After him are Willem van de Velde the Elder, Willem van de Velde the Younger, Maso di Banco, Lucia Anguissola, Fritz Bleyl, and Józef Brandt.

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Among people born in 1843, Pedro Américo ranks 45Before him are Eugene de Blaas, Shō Tai, Yevgeni Ivanovich Alekseyev, Odoardo Beccari, Karl Michael Ziehrer, and David Gill. After him are Frederick Abberline, Saigō Jūdō, Princess Anna of Hesse and by Rhine, Johannes Schmidt, Otto Kuntze, and Frank James. Among people deceased in 1905, Pedro Américo ranks 41Before him are José-Maria de Heredia, Franz Reuleaux, Franz Overbeck, George MacDonald, Julius Oppert, and Meyer Guggenheim. After him are Amalie Skram, Máximo Gómez, Debendranath Tagore, Rudolf von Alt, Princess Caroline Reuss of Greiz, and Konstantin Savitsky.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Pedro Américo ranks 223 out of 1,947Before him are Índio (1931), Lucélia Santos (1957), Francisco Aramburu (1922), Rodrigo Santoro (1975), Preguinho (1905), and Zequinha de Abreu (1880). After him are Philippe Coutinho (1992), Jorge Ben (1942), Tita (1958), Monteiro Lobato (1882), Emerson (1976), and Branco (1964).

Among PAINTERS In Brazil

Among painters born in Brazil, Pedro Américo ranks 3Before him are Candido Portinari (1903) and Tarsila do Amaral (1886). After him are José Ferraz de Almeida Júnior (1850), Victor Meirelles (1832), and Carlos Latuff (1968).