Sandro Botticelli

1445 - 1510

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Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (c. 1445 – May 17, 1510), better known as Sandro Botticelli ( BOT-ih-CHEL-ee, Italian: [ˈsandro bottiˈtʃɛlli]) or simply Botticelli, was an Italian painter of the Early Renaissance. Botticelli's posthumous reputation suffered until the late 19th century, when he was rediscovered by the Pre-Raphaelites who stimulated a reappraisal of his work. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sandro Botticelli has received more than 4,069,349 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 96 in 2019). Sandro Botticelli is the 17th most popular painter (down from 15th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Italy (down from 25th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Italian Painter.

Sandro Botticelli is most famous for his painting "The Birth of Venus" which is one of the most popular paintings in the world.

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Over the past year Sandro Botticelli has had the most page views in the with 456,977 views, followed by Spanish (179,501), and Italian (150,468). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Kirghiz (109.35%), (107.38%), and Malagasy (71.71%)


Among painters, Sandro Botticelli ranks 17 out of 2,023Before him are Frida Kahlo, Caravaggio, Francisco Goya, Johannes Vermeer, Henri Matisse, and Paul Cézanne. After him are El Greco, Diego Velázquez, Paul Gauguin, Piet Mondrian, Titian, and Gustav Klimt.

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Among people born in 1445, Sandro Botticelli ranks 1After him are Luca Pacioli, Meñli I Giray, Al-Suyuti, Giuliano da Sangallo, Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg, Alvise Vivarini, and Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1510, Sandro Botticelli ranks 1After him are Giorgione, Muhammad Shaybani, Bianca Maria Sforza, Catherine Cornaro, Francisco de Almeida, Juan de la Cosa, Mihnea cel Rău, Giovanni Sforza, Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg, Sidonie of Poděbrady, and Catherine of Genoa.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Sandro Botticelli ranks 28 out of 5,161Before him are Caravaggio (1571), Petrarch (1304), Amerigo Vespucci (1454), Ovid (-43), Marcus Aurelius (121), and Giovanni Boccaccio (1313). After him are Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor (1768), Caligula (12), Alessandro Volta (1745), Horace (-65), Parmenides (-501), and Giacomo Puccini (1858).

Among PAINTERS In Italy

Among painters born in Italy, Sandro Botticelli ranks 4Before him are Michelangelo (1475), Raphael (1483), and Caravaggio (1571). After him are Titian (1488), Donatello (1386), Giotto (1267), Masaccio (1401), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), Tintoretto (1518), Paolo Veronese (1528), and Andrea del Verrocchio (1435).