Roland Penrose

1900 - 1984

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Sir Roland Algernon Penrose (14 October 1900 – 23 April 1984) was an English artist, historian and poet. He was a major promoter and collector of modern art and an associate of the surrealists in the United Kingdom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roland Penrose has received more than 328,213 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Roland Penrose is the 1,919th most popular painter (down from 1,455th in 2019), the 4,801st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,079th in 2019) and the 109th most popular British Painter.

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.19

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  • 3.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Roland Penrose has had the most page views in the with 76,159 views, followed by German (6,256), and French (4,921). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Malagasy (94.84%), Egyptian Arabic (51.35%), and English (41.69%)


Among painters, Roland Penrose ranks 1,919 out of 2,023Before him are Abd al-Samad, Guity Novin, Tom Thomson, Erik Pevernagie, Rob Gonsalves, and Stuart Davis. After him are Colin Campbell Cooper, Ksenia Milicevic, Vija Celmins, Victor Chizhikov, George Caleb Bingham, and Jasper Francis Cropsey.

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Among people born in 1900, Roland Penrose ranks 288Before him are Eino Purje, William Haines, Manuel Plaza, Aristidis Akratopoulos, Jack Cameron, and Leon Kruczkowski. After him are Willie Brown, Alfredo Porzio, Panagiotis Pavlidis, Nikolay Okhlopkov, Arvo Haavisto, and John T. Scopes. Among people deceased in 1984, Roland Penrose ranks 239Before him are Neil Hamilton, Mark Kac, Pascale Ogier, Eino Purje, Jan Peerce, and Otto Arosemena. After him are Paul Felix Schmidt, Liam O'Flaherty, Vladimir Tendryakov, Rudolf Stahl, Ramón Tapia, and Andrea Leeds.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roland Penrose ranks 4,801 out of 8,785Before him are Caroline Cossey (1954), Hugh Falconer (1808), Lesley Nicol (1953), Hugh Blair (1718), George Bingham, 3rd Earl of Lucan (1800), and Steve Rothery (1959). After him are Alister Hardy (1896), Andy Carroll (1989), MF Doom (1971), Reginald McKenna (1863), Judy Cornwell (1940), and Maxwell T. Masters (1833).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Roland Penrose ranks 109Before him are L. S. Lowry (1887), Barbara Bodichon (1827), Augustus John (1878), Gerald Scarfe (1936), Paul Nash (1889), and James Thornhill (1675). After him are Luke Fildes (1843), William Beechey (1753), Tracey Emin (1963), Jack Butler Yeats (1871), John Opie (1761), and Laura Knight (1877).