Sandro Botticelli

1445 - 1510

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Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (c. 1445 – May 17, 1510), known as Sandro Botticelli (, Italian: [ˈsandro bottiˈtʃɛlli]), 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 2,912,312 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 90 in 2019). Sandro Botticelli is the 15th most popular painter, the 29th most popular biography from Italy (down from 28th 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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Among painters, Sandro Botticelli ranks 15 out of 1,428Before him are Claude Monet, Peter Paul Rubens, Caravaggio, Edvard Munch, Johannes Vermeer, and Francisco Goya. After him are Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne, Diego Velázquez, Henri Matisse, Gustav Klimt, and Pieter Bruegel the Elder.

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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, Alvise Vivarini, and Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1510, Sandro Botticelli ranks 1After him are Giorgione, Bianca Maria Sforza, Muhammad Shaybani, Catherine Cornaro, Mihnea cel Rău, Francisco de Almeida, Juan de la Cosa, Giovanni Sforza, Catherine of Genoa, and Frederick of Saxony.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Sandro Botticelli ranks 29 out of 4,088Before him are Virgil (-70), Petrarch (1304), Amerigo Vespucci (1454), Giovanni Boccaccio (1313), Caligula (12), and Ovid (-43). After him are Pontius Pilate (-12), Lorenzo de' Medici (1449), Horace (-65), Alessandro Volta (1745), Donatello (1386), and Niccolò Paganini (1782).

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 Donatello (1386), Titian (1488), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), Giotto (1267), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Masaccio (1401), Artemisia Gentileschi (1593), and Tintoretto (1518).