Reza Abbasi

1565 - 1635

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Reza Abbasi (Persian: رضا عباسی), also known as Aqa Reza (c. 1565 – 1635), was the leading Persian miniaturist of the Isfahan School during the later Safavid period, spending most of his career working for Shah Abbas I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reza Abbasi has received more than 134,044 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Reza Abbasi is the 696th most popular painter (up from 740th in 2019), the 208th most popular biography from Iran (down from 199th in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Painter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

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  • 57.00

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Reza Abbasi has had the most page views in the with 28,026 views, followed by English (13,981), and Spanish (1,766). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (71.79%), Tajik (63.21%), and Esperanto (54.31%)


Among painters, Reza Abbasi ranks 696 out of 2,023Before him are Francesc Ribalta, Hans Bellmer, Ridolfo Ghirlandaio, Joseph-Marie Vien, Cy Twombly, and Mikhail Nesterov. After him are Dong Yuan, Paul Gavarni, Herri met de Bles, Eugene de Blaas, Tivadar Csontváry Kosztka, and Frans Masereel.

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Among people born in 1565, Reza Abbasi ranks 7Before him are Christina of Lorraine, Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, Mori Ranmaru, Marie de Gournay, Cornelis de Houtman, and Francesc Ribalta. After him are Luís Vaz de Torres, Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, Ketevan the Martyr, Hendrick de Keyser, Peter Fourier, and Jacob de Gheyn II. Among people deceased in 1635, Reza Abbasi ranks 7Before him are Lope de Vega, Wilhelm Schickard, Samuel de Champlain, Jacques Callot, Şehzade Bayezid, and Zacharias Janssen. After him are Elisabeth of Lorraine, Fakhr al-Din II, Joos de Momper, Friedrich Spee, Domenico Tintoretto, and Alessandro Tassoni.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Reza Abbasi ranks 208 out of 631Before him are Al-Sarakhsi (1009), Mohammad-Baqer Majlesi (1627), Gotarzes II of Parthia (10), Mansour Bahrami (1956), Kiya Buzurg-Ummid (1062), and Shutruk-Nakhunte (-1300). After him are Lotf Ali Khan (1769), Safi al-Din al-Urmawi (1216), Mandane of Media (-584), Azarmidokht (null), Hossein Nasr (1933), and 'Ali ibn al-'Abbas al-Majusi (930).

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Among PAINTERS In Iran

Among painters born in Iran, Reza Abbasi ranks 1After him are Kamal-ol-molk (1848), Abd al-Samad (1500), Guity Novin (1944), Ali Divandari (1957), and Shamsia Hassani (1988).