Per Kirkeby

1938 - 2018

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Per Kirkeby (1 September 1938 – 9 May 2018) was a Danish painter, poet, film maker and sculptor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Per Kirkeby has received more than 95,286 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Per Kirkeby is the 774th most popular painter (down from 734th in 2019), the 200th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 189th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Danish Painter.

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Among painters, Per Kirkeby ranks 774 out of 1,428Before him are Constantin Hansen, Adolphe Monticelli, Emanuel de Witte, Jacques Villon, Josefa de Óbidos, and Peter Snayers. After him are Pierre Soulages, Euphranor, Leonaert Bramer, Paula Rego, Ferrer Bassa, and Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow.

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Among people born in 1938, Per Kirkeby ranks 144Before him are Lill-Babs, Oleg Gordievsky, Félix Mourinho, Anne Perry, Ivan Sutherland, and Manuel Sanchís Martínez. After him are Tatsuya Shiji, Klaus Voormann, Bernadette Lafont, Diane Baker, Paul Martin, and Derviş Eroğlu. Among people deceased in 2018, Per Kirkeby ranks 112Before him are Nicanor Parra, Lill-Babs, Michael Halliday, Jozef Adamec, Henri Michel, and Reinhard Hardegen. After him are Richard Pipes, Joseph Joffo, Lisbeth Palme, Eunice Gayson, Oliver Dragojević, and Maria Bueno.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Per Kirkeby ranks 200 out of 783Before him are Olaf I of Denmark (1050), Christen C. Raunkiær (1860), Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark (1649), Princess Caroline-Mathilde of Denmark (1912), Anne of Denmark, Electress of Saxony (1532), and Princess Louise of Denmark (1875). After him are Prince Axel of Denmark (1888), Hans Christian Lumbye (1810), Leonora Christina Ulfeldt (1621), Princess Caroline of Denmark (1793), Poul Nyrup Rasmussen (1943), and Princess Dagmar of Denmark (1890).

Among PAINTERS In Denmark

Among painters born in Denmark, Per Kirkeby ranks 12Before him are Anna Ancher (1859), Asger Jorn (1914), Carl Bloch (1834), Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783), Michael Ancher (1849), and Jens Juel (1745). After him are Christen Købke (1810), Marie Krøyer (1867), Kurt Westergaard (1935), Wilhelm Marstrand (1810), Laurits Tuxen (1853), and Carl-Henning Pedersen (1913).