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Thomas Lawrence

1769 - 1830

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Sir Thomas Lawrence (13 April 1769 – 7 January 1830) was an English portrait painter and the fourth president of the Royal Academy. A child prodigy, he was born in Bristol and began drawing in Devizes, where his father was an innkeeper at the Bear Hotel in the Market Square. At age ten, having moved to Bath, he was supporting his family with his pastel portraits. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Lawrence has received more than 410,108 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Thomas Lawrence is the 526th most popular painter (down from 487th in 2019), the 1,109th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,052nd in 2019) and the 16th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Thomas Lawrence ranks 526 out of 1,421Before him are Theodor Kittelsen, Constantin Meunier, Pieter Lastman, Carlo Dolci, Michael Sittow, and Hugo Simberg. After him are Clara Peeters, Willem Kalf, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Kunisada, Philips Wouwerman, and Jules Joseph Lefebvre.

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Among people born in 1769, Thomas Lawrence ranks 13Before him are Jean Lannes, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ivan Krylov, André-Jacques Garnerin, and William Smith. After him are Ivan Kotliarevsky, Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, Józef Elsner, Ernst Moritz Arndt, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, and Duchess Charlotte Georgine of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Among people deceased in 1830, Thomas Lawrence ranks 13Before him are Benjamin Constant, Carlota Joaquina of Spain, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Antonio José de Sucre, Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse, and Louis Henri, Prince of Condé. After him are Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Dominique Vandamme, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, and Princess Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Lawrence ranks 1,109 out of 7,765Before him are William Booth (1829), J. B. S. Haldane (1892), Clive Granger (1934), Kenny Baker (1934), Colin Dexter (1930), and Frances Grey, Duchess of Suffolk (1517). After him are Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883), Matthew Lewis (1775), Kiefer Sutherland (1966), Rick Astley (1966), Robert Faurisson (1929), and Joan Robinson (1903).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Thomas Lawrence ranks 16Before him are William Holman Hunt (1827), Frederic Leighton (1830), John Tenniel (1820), Edmund Leighton (1852), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), and Thomas Cole (1801). After him are John William Godward (1861), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), David Roberts (1796), John Martin (1789), Sidney Paget (1860), and George Stubbs (1724).