Tilman Riemenschneider

1460 - 1531

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Tilman Riemenschneider (c. 1460 – 7 July 1531) was a German sculptor and woodcarver active in Würzburg from 1483. He was one of the most prolific and versatile sculptors of the transition period between the Late Gothic, to which he essentially belonged, and Northern Renaissance art, a master in stone and limewood. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tilman Riemenschneider has received more than 189,117 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Tilman Riemenschneider is the 47th most popular sculptor (up from 51st in 2019), the 1,241st most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,327th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular German Sculptor.

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Over the past year Tilman Riemenschneider has had the most page views in the with 49,016 views, followed by English (20,137), and Japanese (3,812). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovenian (625.33%), Basque (66.67%), and Persian (61.12%)


Among sculptors, Tilman Riemenschneider ranks 47 out of 258Before him are César Manrique, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Alcamenes, Veit Stoss, Claes Oldenburg, and Naum Gabo. After him are François Rude, Chares of Lindos, Eduardo Chillida, Vera Mukhina, Étienne Maurice Falconet, and Jean-Baptiste Pigalle.

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Among people born in 1460, Tilman Riemenschneider ranks 12Before him are Lorenzo Costa, Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples, Bartholomew Columbus, Andrea Solari, Juan de la Cosa, and Konstanty Ostrogski. After him are Jacopo de' Barbari, Judah Leon Abravanel, Geertgen tot Sint Jans, Pierre de la Rue, Frederick I, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Johannes Widmann. Among people deceased in 1531, Tilman Riemenschneider ranks 3Before him are Huldrych Zwingli, and Louise of Savoy. After him are Hans Burgkmair, Gerónimo de Aguilar, Johannes Oecolampadius, Vincenzo Catena, Vallabha, Pedro Arias Dávila, and George I, Duke of Pomerania.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Tilman Riemenschneider ranks 1,241 out of 7,253Before him are Adolph Wagner (1835), Robert Koldewey (1855), Princess Elisabeth Marie of Bavaria (1874), Konrad Witz (1400), Ulay (1943), and Thomas Müller (1989). After him are Josef Harpe (1887), Paul Schäfer (1921), Ernst Troeltsch (1865), Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884), Karl Anton, Prince of Hohenzollern (1811), and Georges J. F. Köhler (1946).

Among SCULPTORS In Germany

Among sculptors born in Germany, Tilman Riemenschneider ranks 2Before him are Veit Stoss (1450). After him are Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736), Johann Gottfried Schadow (1764), Adolf von Hildebrand (1847), Igor Mitoraj (1944), Christian Daniel Rauch (1777), Adam Kraft (1450), Clara Westhoff (1878), Georg Kolbe (1877), Rebecca Horn (1944), and Rudolf Belling (1886).