Thomas Lawrence

1769 - 1830

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Sir Thomas Lawrence (13 April 1769 – 7 January 1830) was a leading English portrait painter and the fourth president of the Royal Academy. Lawrence was 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Lawrence has received more than 241,277 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Thomas Lawrence is the 488th most popular painter (up from 523rd in 2019), the 1,053rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,082nd in 2019) and the 14th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Thomas Lawrence ranks 488 out of 1,428. Before him are Agatharchus, Asger Jorn, Alessandro Magnasco, Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, Parrhasius, and Vasily Surikov. After him are Mihály Zichy, José Clemente Orozco, Mariotto Albertinelli, Carl Bloch, Pierre Puget, and Guo Xi.

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Among people born in 1769, Thomas Lawrence ranks 13Before him are Ivan Krylov, Jean Lannes, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Ferdinand III, Grand Duke of Tuscany, André-Jacques Garnerin, and William Smith. After him are Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, Ivan Kotliarevsky, Józef Elsner, Ernst Moritz Arndt, Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh, and Lotf Ali Khan. Among people deceased in 1830, Thomas Lawrence ranks 12Before him are Benjamin Constant, Francis I of the Two Sicilies, Antonio José de Sucre, Laurent de Gouvion Saint-Cyr, Carlota Joaquina of Spain, and Louis I, Grand Duke of Hesse. After him are Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, Dominique Vandamme, Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Louis I, Grand Duke of Baden, Stéphanie Félicité, comtesse de Genlis, and Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Lawrence ranks 1,053 out of 6,924. Before him are Matilda of England, Duchess of Saxony (1156), Kevin Keegan (1951), Mike Newell (1942), Eric Idle (1943), Robert Shaw (1927), and Flinders Petrie (1853). After him are John Hawkwood (1320), Ida Noddack (1896), Inigo Jones (1573), Thomas Graham (1805), Van Morrison (1945), and John E. Walker (1941).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Thomas Lawrence ranks 14Before him are William Holman Hunt (1827), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Leonora Carrington (1917), Frederic Leighton (1830), John Tenniel (1820), and Edmund Leighton (1852). After him are John Martin (1789), David Roberts (1796), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), George Stubbs (1724), Arthur Rackham (1867), and John Collier (1850).