Theo van Gogh

1857 - 1891

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Theodorus van Gogh (Dutch pronunciation: [teːjoːˈdoːrʏs ˈteːjoː vɑŋ ˈɣɔx]; 1 May 1857 – 25 January 1891) was a Dutch art dealer. He was the younger brother of Vincent van Gogh, and Theo's unfailing financial and emotional support allowed his brother to devote himself entirely to painting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theo van Gogh has received more than 33,338 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Theo van Gogh is the 138th most popular painter (up from 151st in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 43rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Dutch Painter.

Theo van gogh is most famous for being a Dutch painter and filmmaker who was assassinated in 2004 by a Dutch-Moroccan Islamic extremist.

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Among painters, Theo van Gogh ranks 138 out of 1,428Before him are Jean-Léon Gérôme, John Constable, Jan Steen, Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Odilon Redon, and Robert Campin. After him are Charles Le Brun, Jan Brueghel the Elder, Mary Cassatt, Umberto Boccioni, Théodore Rousseau, and James Ensor.

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Among people born in 1857, Theo van Gogh ranks 16Before him are Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Henrik Pontoppidan, Alfonso XII of Spain, Ruggero Leoncavallo, William Howard Taft, and Alfred Binet. After him are Eugen Bleuler, Paul Doumer, Antoni Grabowski, Axel Munthe, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia, and Thorstein Veblen. Among people deceased in 1891, Theo van Gogh ranks 12Before him are Helmuth von Moltke the Elder, Sofia Kovalevskaya, Léo Delibes, Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, and Pedro II of Brazil. After him are P. T. Barnum, Ivan Goncharov, Leopold Kronecker, Jules Grévy, Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, and Edmond Becquerel.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Theo van Gogh ranks 37 out of 1,209Before him are Johan Huizinga (1872), Rutger Hauer (1944), Michiel de Ruyter (1607), André Rieu (1949), Jan Steen (1626), and Jan van Riebeeck (1619). After him are Willebrord Snellius (1580), William II of the Netherlands (1792), Ronald Koeman (1963), Peter Debye (1884), Theo van Doesburg (1883), and Thomas Bernhard (1931).

Among PAINTERS In Netherlands

Among painters born in Netherlands, Theo van Gogh ranks 8Before him are Rembrandt (1606), Johannes Vermeer (1632), Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1525), Hieronymus Bosch (1450), Piet Mondrian (1872), and Jan Steen (1626). After him are Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Dieric Bouts (1415), Pieter de Hooch (1629), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Petrus Christus (1410), and Gerard van Honthorst (1592).