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Salvador Dalí

1904 - 1989

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Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marquess of Dalí of Púbol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known as Salvador Dalí ( DAH-lee, dah-LEE, Catalan: [səlβəˈðo ðəˈli], Spanish: [salβaˈðoɾ ðaˈli]), was a Spanish surrealist artist renowned for his technical skill, precise draftsmanship, and the striking and bizarre images in his work. Born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain, Dalí received his formal education in fine arts in Madrid. Influenced by Impressionism and the Renaissance masters from a young age he became increasingly attracted to Cubism and avant-garde movements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salvador Dalí has received more than 13,399,456 page views. His biography is available in 178 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 172 in 2019). Salvador Dalí is the 7th most popular painter (down from 6th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Spain and the 2nd most popular Spanish Painter.

Salvador Dalí is most famous for his surrealist paintings.

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Among painters, Salvador Dalí ranks 7 out of 1,421Before him are Michelangelo, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Raphael, Rembrandt, and Frida Kahlo. After him are Claude Monet, Johannes Vermeer, Peter Paul Rubens, Albrecht Dürer, Edvard Munch, and Caravaggio.

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Among people born in 1904, Salvador Dalí ranks 1After him are Deng Xiaoping, Reinhard Heydrich, Pablo Neruda, Dr. Seuss, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Cary Grant, Umberto II of Italy, B. F. Skinner, Jean Gabin, J. Robert Oppenheimer, and Johnny Weissmuller. Among people deceased in 1989, Salvador Dalí ranks 1After him are Hirohito, Nicolae Ceaușescu, Ruhollah Khomeini, Samuel Beckett, Ted Bundy, Herbert von Karajan, Konrad Lorenz, Sergio Leone, Georges Simenon, Andrei Sakharov, and Zita of Bourbon-Parma.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Salvador Dalí ranks 2 out of 2,932Before him are Pablo Picasso (1881). After him are Miguel de Cervantes (1547), Francisco Goya (1746), Antoni Gaudí (1852), Seneca the Younger (-4), Averroes (1126), Diego Velázquez (1599), Trajan (53), Francisco Franco (1892), Philip II of Spain (1527), and Hernán Cortés (1485).

Among PAINTERS In Spain

Among painters born in Spain, Salvador Dalí ranks 2Before him are Pablo Picasso (1881). After him are Francisco Goya (1746), Diego Velázquez (1599), Joan Miró (1893), Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617), Francisco de Zurbarán (1598), Juan Gris (1887), Joaquín Sorolla (1863), Antoni Tàpies (1923), Ferdinand Columbus (1488), and Enrique Simonet (1866).