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Vasily Vereshchagin

1842 - 1904

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Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin (Russian: Васи́лий Васи́льевич Вереща́гин, October 26, 1842 – April 13, 1904), was one of the most famous Russian war artists and one of the first Russian artists to be widely recognised abroad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Vereshchagin has received more than 296,255 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Vasily Vereshchagin is the 329th most popular painter (down from 320th in 2019), the 339th most popular biography from Russia (down from 303rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Russian Painter.

Vasily Vereshchagin was a Russian painter who is most famous for his paintings of the Russo-Turkish War, including his painting of the Battle of Plevna.

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Among painters, Vasily Vereshchagin ranks 329 out of 1,421Before him are Lucio Fontana, Émile Bernard, Giovanni Paolo Panini, Gabriël Metsu, Willem Claesz. Heda, and Daniele da Volterra. After him are Valentin Serov, Léon Bakst, Claude Joseph Vernet, Polygnotus, Lorenzo Monaco, and Meindert Hobbema.

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Among people born in 1842, Vasily Vereshchagin ranks 22Before him are Ambrose Bierce, Hermann Cohen, Carl von Linde, Georg Brandes, Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, and Sophus Lie. After him are Arkhip Kuindzhi, Jean Gaston Darboux, Osborne Reynolds, Giovanni Giolitti, Okita Sōji, and Giovanni Boldini. Among people deceased in 1904, Vasily Vereshchagin ranks 21Before him are Henri Fantin-Latour, Paul Kruger, Lafcadio Hearn, Émile Gallé, Étienne-Jules Marey, and Stepan Makarov. After him are Alfred von Waldersee, Princess Alexandrine of Baden, Norodom of Cambodia, Eduard Hanslick, Sami Frashëri, and Mathilde Bonaparte.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily Vereshchagin ranks 339 out of 3,262Before him are Viktor Korchnoi (1931), Leonid Govorov (1897), Arthur Adamov (1908), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Otto Nicolai (1810), and Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1890). After him are Prince Paul of Yugoslavia (1893), Anatoly Sobchak (1937), Nikolai Kuznetsov (1904), Sergey Brin (1973), Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857), and Nikita Mikhalkov (1945).

Among PAINTERS In Russia

Among painters born in Russia, Vasily Vereshchagin ranks 9Before him are Nicholas Roerich (1874), Ivan Shishkin (1832), Natalia Goncharova (1881), Ivan Kramskoi (1837), Viktor Vasnetsov (1848), and Alexej von Jawlensky (1864). After him are Valentin Serov (1865), Karl Bryullov (1799), Lovis Corinth (1858), Vasily Perov (1834), Lyubov Popova (1889), and Marianne von Werefkin (1860).