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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 3,436,633 page views. His biography is available in 96 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). Sandro Botticelli is the 15th most popular painter, the 25th most popular biography from Italy (up from 29th 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 1,421Before him are Johannes Vermeer, Peter Paul Rubens, Albrecht Dürer, Edvard Munch, Caravaggio, and Francisco Goya. After him are Diego Velázquez, Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Paul Gauguin, Titian, and Donatello.

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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, Eberhard I, Duke of Württemberg, and Johann Geiler von Kaysersberg. Among people deceased in 1510, Sandro Botticelli ranks 1After him are Giorgione, Bianca Maria Sforza, Catherine Cornaro, Mihnea cel Rău, Francisco de Almeida, Juan de la Cosa, Catherine of Genoa, Muhammad Shaybani, Giovanni Sforza, Mandukhai, and Sidonie of Poděbrady.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Sandro Botticelli ranks 25 out of 4,668Before him are Giordano Bruno (1548), Francis of Assisi (1182), Amerigo Vespucci (1454), Caravaggio (1571), Nero (37), and Ovid (-43). After him are Marcus Aurelius (121), Petrarch (1304), Caligula (12), Giovanni Boccaccio (1313), Alessandro Volta (1745), and Florence Nightingale (1820).

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), Amedeo Modigliani (1884), Giotto (1267), Tintoretto (1518), Masaccio (1401), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), and Andrea del Verrocchio (1435).