Pieter Pourbus

1523 - 1584

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Pieter Jansz. Pourbus (c. 1523–1584) was a Flemish Renaissance painter, draftsman, engineer and cartographer who was active in Bruges during the 16th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pieter Pourbus has received more than 46,271 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Pieter Pourbus is the 1,075th most popular painter, the 450th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 103rd most popular Dutch Painter.

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Among painters, Pieter Pourbus ranks 1,075 out of 1,428Before him are James Turrell, Rudolf von Alt, Hermann Zapf, Roger Fry, Pablo Gargallo, and Jacques-Émile Blanche. After him are Eero Järnefelt, Ivan Grohar, Harald Sohlberg, Durdy Bayramov, Paul Gavarni, and Francisco Herrera the Younger.

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Among people born in 1523, Pieter Pourbus ranks 9Before him are Gabriele Falloppio, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, Blaise de Vigenère, Charles de Bourbon, Catherine Carey, and Stradanus. After him is Gulbadan Begum. Among people deceased in 1584, Pieter Pourbus ranks 11Before him are Yi I, Bernal Díaz del Castillo, Jan Kochanowski, Balthasar Gérard, Marcantonio Colonna, and Mikołaj "the Red" Radziwiłł.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pieter Pourbus ranks 450 out of 1,209Before him are Willem de Vlamingh (1640), Cornelis de Bruijn (1652), Barend Biesheuvel (1920), Willem Frederik Hermans (1921), Gerald Vanenburg (1964), and Jos Verstappen (1972). After him are Hendrik C. van de Hulst (1918), Anthony van Hoboken (1887), Pierre Cuypers (1827), Tom Okker (1944), Willem 's Gravesande (1688), and Candy Dulfer (1969).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Pieter Pourbus ranks 103Before him are Isaac van Ostade (1621), Joachim Wtewael (1566), Jan Mostaert (1475), Hendrik Willem Mesdag (1831), George Hendrik Breitner (1857), and Willem Drost (1633). After him are Caesar van Everdingen (1616), Henriëtte Ronner-Knip (1821), Simon de Vlieger (1601), Leonardus Nardus (1868), Jan de Bray (1627), and Charley Toorop (1891).