Peter Paul Rubens

1577 - 1640

Peter Paul Rubens

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (; Dutch: [ˈrybə(n)s]; 28 June 1577 – 30 May 1640) was a Flemish artist and diplomat from the Duchy of Brabant in the Southern Netherlands (modern-day Belgium). He is considered the most influential artist of the Flemish Baroque tradition. Rubens's highly charged compositions reference erudite aspects of classical and Christian history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Paul Rubens has received more than 2,322,220 page views. His biography is available in 130 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Peter Paul Rubens ranks 9 out of 1,258Before him are Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Raphael, Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo, and Albrecht Dürer. After him are Claude Monet, Caravaggio, Francisco Goya, Edvard Munch, Johannes Vermeer, and Sandro Botticelli.

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Among people born in 1577, Peter Paul Rubens ranks 1After him are Christian IV of Denmark, Beatrice Cenci, François Leclerc du Tremblay, Nur Jahan, Paul Guldin, Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Piet Pieterszoon Hein, Dmitry Pozharsky, Scipione Borghese, Jacob Cats, and Cristofano Allori. Among people deceased in 1640, Peter Paul Rubens ranks 1After him are Murad IV, Uriel da Costa, George William, Elector of Brandenburg, Francesca Caccini, Jindřich Matyáš Thurn, Giuseppe Cesari, Wilhelm Kettler, Alessandro Salvio, Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski, Robert Burton, and Paul Fleming.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Peter Paul Rubens ranks 15 out of 3,763Before him are Otto von Bismarck (1815), Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777), Johannes Kepler (1571), Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770), Albrecht Dürer (1471), and Richard Wagner (1813). After him are Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646), George Frideric Handel (1685), Max Weber (1864), Anne Frank (1929), Friedrich Engels (1820), and Johannes Brahms (1833).

Among PAINTERS In Germany

Among painters born in Germany, Peter Paul Rubens ranks 2Before him are Albrecht Dürer (1471). After him are Caspar David Friedrich (1774), Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472), Max Ernst (1891), Matthias Grünewald (1480), Franz Marc (1880), Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (1880), Albrecht Altdorfer (1480), Otto Dix (1891), Emil Nolde (1867), and Gerhard Richter (1932).

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