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Theo van Doesburg

1883 - 1931

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Theo van Doesburg (Dutch: [ˈteːjoː vɑn ˈduzbʏr(ə)x]; 30 August 1883 – 7 March 1931) was a Dutch artist, who practiced painting, writing, poetry and architecture. He is best known as the founder and leader of De Stijl. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theo van Doesburg has received more than 459,504 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Theo van Doesburg is the 14th most popular artist, the 48th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 42nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Dutch Artist.

Theo van Doesburg was a Dutch painter and architect. He is most famous for his contributions to the De Stijl art movement.

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Among artists, Theo van Doesburg ranks 14 out of 78Before him are Victor Vasarely, Jean Arp, Joseph Beuys, Yves Klein, Hiroshige, and Marina Abramović. After him are El Lissitzky, Käthe Kollwitz, Roy Lichtenstein, Luca Signorelli, Anders Zorn, and David Hockney.

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Among people born in 1883, Theo van Doesburg ranks 22Before him are Napoleon Hill, Morihei Ueshiba, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Mohammed Nadir Shah, and Semyon Budyonny. After him are Pierre Laval, Maurice Utrillo, Victor Francis Hess, Johannes Blaskowitz, Celâl Bayar, and Andrey Vyshinsky. Among people deceased in 1931, Theo van Doesburg ranks 14Before him are Geli Raubal, Arthur Schnitzler, Albert A. Michelson, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, George Herbert Mead, and Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca. After him are Joseph Joffre, Carl Nielsen, F. W. Murnau, Bhagat Singh, Hermann Müller, and Peter Kürten.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Theo van Doesburg ranks 48 out of 1,427Before him are Marco van Basten (1964), Thomas Bernhard (1931), André Rieu (1949), Max Euwe (1901), Willebrord Snellius (1580), and Johan de Witt (1625). After him are Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Frank Rijkaard (1962), Christiaan Eijkman (1858), Han van Meegeren (1889), Ronald Koeman (1963), and Pieter de Hooch (1629).

Among ARTISTS In Netherlands

Among artists born in Netherlands, Theo van Doesburg ranks 2Before him are M. C. Escher (1898). After him are Theo Jansen (1948), Bas Jan Ader (1942), and Joseph Smit (1836).