Reza Abbasi

1565 - 1635

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Reza Abbasi, Riza yi-Abbasi or Reza-e Abbasi, رضا عباسی in Persian, usually Reza Abbasi also Aqa Reza (see below) or Āqā Riżā Kāshānī (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 107,208 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Reza Abbasi is the 592nd most popular painter (down from 581st in 2019), the 162nd most popular biography from Iran (down from 157th in 2019) and the most popular Iranian Painter.

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Among painters, Reza Abbasi ranks 592 out of 1,428Before him are Bernardo Strozzi, Francesco Francia, Alesso Baldovinetti, Giulio Clovio, Santiago Rusiñol, and Friedrich von Amerling. After him are Jules Dupré, Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Altichiero, Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio, Alonso Sánchez Coello, and Abraham van Beijeren.

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Among people born in 1565, Reza Abbasi ranks 5Before him are Christina of Lorraine, Pedro Fernandes de Queirós, Mori Ranmaru, and Marie de Gournay. After him are Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, Cornelis de Houtman, Hendrick de Keyser, Luís Vaz de Torres, and Alessandro Tassoni. Among people deceased in 1635, Reza Abbasi ranks 6Before him are Lope de Vega, Wilhelm Schickard, Samuel de Champlain, Jacques Callot, and Zacharias Janssen. After him are Joos de Momper, Fakhr al-Din II, Friedrich Spee, Elisabeth of Lorraine, Luke Foxe, and Alessandro Tassoni.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Reza Abbasi ranks 162 out of 463Before him are Vologases VI (200), Hussein-Ali Montazeri (1922), Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani (897), Mithridates II of Parthia (-150), 'Adud al-Dawla (936), and Al-Shahrastani (1086). After him are Vologases III of Parthia (100), Barbet Schroeder (1941), Táhirih (1817), Arsaces II of Parthia (-300), Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni (864), and Sasan (null).

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Among PAINTERS In Iran

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