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Thomas Rowlandson

1756 - 1827

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Thomas Rowlandson (; 13 July 1757 – 21 April 1827) was an English artist and caricaturist of the Georgian Era, noted for his political satire and social observation. A prolific artist and printmaker, Rowlandson produced both individual social and political satires, as well as a large number of illustrations for novels, humorous books, and topographical works. Like other caricaturists of his age such as James Gillray, his caricatures are often robust or bawdy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Rowlandson has received more than 329,330 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Thomas Rowlandson is the 778th most popular painter (up from 815th in 2019), the 1,609th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,667th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Thomas Rowlandson ranks 778 out of 1,421Before him are Heinrich Aldegrever, Victorine Meurent, Albert van Ouwater, Hendrick van Balen the Elder, Isaak Brodsky, and Mariano Fortuny. After him are Gabriel von Max, Jean-Paul Laurens, Roman Opałka, Sébastien Bourdon, Carlo Saraceni, and Franz Anton Maulbertsch.

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Among people born in 1756, Thomas Rowlandson ranks 17Before him are Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, Jean-Baptiste Carrier, Wojciech Żywny, Bernard Germain de Lacépède, Duke Louis of Württemberg, and Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne. After him are Jérôme Pétion de Villeneuve, James Gillray, Paul Wranitzky, Federico Gravina, Vincent-Marie Viénot, Count of Vaublanc, and John Loudon McAdam. Among people deceased in 1827, Thomas Rowlandson ranks 19Before him are Armand-Augustin-Louis de Caulaincourt, Wilhelm Müller, George Canning, Robert Surcouf, Michel-Gabriel Paccard, and Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany. After him are Georgios Karaiskakis, Charlotte von Stein, Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Meiningen, Pōmare III, Burgravine Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg, and Johann Gottfried Eichhorn.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Thomas Rowlandson ranks 1,609 out of 7,765Before him are Sean Harris (1966), John Nelson Darby (1800), Rædwald of East Anglia (550), Joe Davis (1901), George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney (1737), and Frank P. Ramsey (1903). After him are Penelope Wilton (1946), Richard Adams (1920), Taliesin (518), Jeff Lynne (1947), Christopher Hitchens (1949), and John Henry Poynting (1852).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Thomas Rowlandson ranks 23Before him are John William Godward (1861), Evelyn De Morgan (1855), David Roberts (1796), John Martin (1789), Sidney Paget (1860), and George Stubbs (1724). After him are Richard Parkes Bonington (1801), Walter Crane (1845), Herbert James Draper (1863), John Collier (1850), Arthur Rackham (1867), and James Gillray (1756).