Thomas Baines

1820 - 1875

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(John) Thomas Baines (27 November 1820 – 8 May 1875) was an English artist and explorer of British colonial southern Africa and Australia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Baines has received more than 91,373 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Thomas Baines is the 1,953rd most popular painter (down from 1,655th in 2019), the 5,164th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,550th in 2019) and the 120th most popular British Painter.

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  • 91k

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  • 42.80

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Thomas Baines by language

Over the past year Thomas Baines has had the most page views in the with 10,761 views, followed by Russian (1,168), and German (827). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (152.89%), Hebrew (45.74%), and Catalan (43.33%)


Among painters, Thomas Baines ranks 1,953 out of 2,023Before him are Władysław Hasior, N. C. Wyeth, William Glackens, George Luks, Rebecca Solomon, and Arthur Wesley Dow. After him are Peter Perez Burdett, Derek Riggs, Kenyon Cox, Edwin Lord Weeks, Worthington Whittredge, and Elizabeth Catlett.

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Among people born in 1820, Thomas Baines ranks 80Before him are John F. Reynolds, Henry Jarvis Raymond, Anthony W. Gardiner, Joaquim Manuel de Macedo, George Hearst, and George Grove. After him are Elisha Kent Kane, Worthington Whittredge, and Earl Van Dorn. Among people deceased in 1875, Thomas Baines ranks 83Before him are Julián Castro, Atis Kronvalds, Ivan Kuratov, William Sterndale Bennett, Zsigmond Kemény, and Juan Crisóstomo Torrico. After him are Dragojla Jarnević, William Edmond Logan, and John B. Weller.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Baines ranks 5,164 out of 8,785Before him are Richard Doll (1912), John Lynch (1961), Bryan Sykes (1947), Gracie Fields (1898), Beryl Bainbridge (1932), and Sean Pertwee (1964). After him are Peter Glenville (1913), Charles James Napier (1782), Annie Lorrain Smith (1854), Alan Hollinghurst (1954), Lynn Fontanne (1887), and Matthew Rhys (1974).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Thomas Baines ranks 120Before him are John Opie (1761), Laura Knight (1877), William Duesbury (1725), Robert Peake the Elder (1551), Benjamin Wilson (1721), and Rebecca Solomon (1832). After him are Peter Perez Burdett (1734), Derek Riggs (1958), William Nicholson (1872), David Payne (1843), Howard Hodgkin (1932), and John Crome (1768).