Théodore Géricault

1791 - 1824

Théodore Géricault

Jean-Louis André Théodore Géricault (French: [ʒɑ̃ lwi ɑ̃dʁe teodoʁ ʒeʁiko]; 26 September 1791 – 26 January 1824) was an influential French painter and lithographer, whose best-known painting is The Raft of the Medusa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Théodore Géricault has received more than 538,490 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular painter.

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Among painters, Théodore Géricault ranks 69 out of 1,258Before him are Piero della Francesca, Lucas Cranach the Elder, Andrea Mantegna, Georges Seurat, Pietro Perugino, and Diego Rivera. After him are Rogier van der Weyden, Alphonse Mucha, Alfred Sisley, Artemisia Gentileschi, Gustave Doré, and Max Ernst.

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Among people born in 1791, Théodore Géricault ranks 5Before him are Michael Faraday, Samuel Morse, Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma, and Charles Babbage. After him are Carl Czerny, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Franz Bopp, James Buchanan, Francesco Hayez, and Franz Grillparzer. Among people deceased in 1824, Théodore Géricault ranks 3Before him are Lord Byron and Louis XVIII of France. After him are Eugène de Beauharnais, James Parkinson, Anne Catherine Emmerich, Agustín de Iturbide, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Victor Emmanuel I of Sardinia, Rama II of Siam, Giovanni Battista Viotti, and Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca.

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In France

Among people born in France, Théodore Géricault ranks 189 out of 4,109Before him are Roland Barthes (1915), Louis Daguerre (1787), Georges Pompidou (1911), Alexis de Tocqueville (1805), Nicéphore Niépce (1765), and Charles IV of France (1294). After him are Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Louis X of France (1289), Louis de Broglie (1892), Georges Méliès (1861), Pope Clement VI (1291), and Alfred Sisley (1839).

Among PAINTERS In France

Among painters born in France, Théodore Géricault ranks 18Before him are Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864), Nicolas Poussin (1594), Georges Braque (1882), Jean-François Millet (1814), Henri Rousseau (1844), and Georges Seurat (1859). After him are Alfred Sisley (1839), Gustave Doré (1832), Jean-Antoine Watteau (1684), Honoré Daumier (1808), François Boucher (1703), and Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (1796).

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