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William Beechey

1753 - 1839

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Sir William Beechey (12 December 1753 – 28 January 1839) was an English portraitist during the golden age of British painting. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Beechey has received more than 85,693 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 17 in 2019). William Beechey is the 1,652nd most popular painter (down from 1,356th in 2019), the 4,383rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,705th in 2019) and the 99th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, William Beechey ranks 1,652 out of 1,421Before him are Milt Kahl, Erik Pevernagie, Gerald Scarfe, Benjamin Wilson, John Henry Twachtman, and Augustus John. After him are Liu Xia, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Eugene J. Martin, Sidney Nolan, Charles Hamilton Smith, and Thomas Dewing.

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Among people born in 1753, William Beechey ranks 36Before him are Santiago de Liniers, 1st Count of Buenos Aires, Thomas Bewick, Nicolas Dalayrac, Nikolay Lvov, Edward Pigott, and François Levaillant. After him are James McHenry, Dugald Stewart, Elizabeth Inchbald, and William Eustis. Among people deceased in 1839, William Beechey ranks 39Before him are Marie Friederike of Hesse-Kassel, Benjamin Morrell, Hendrik Voogd, Bhimsen Thapa, Joseph Franz von Jacquin, and Alexander Odoevsky. After him are Allan Cunningham and Thomas Bibb.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Beechey ranks 4,383 out of 7,765Before him are Dana Rosemary Scallon (1951), Stephen Spender (1909), Sarah Waters (1966), Thomas Hughes (1822), Prideaux John Selby (1788), and Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading (1860). After him are Denis Lawson (1947), Michael Howard (1941), Florence Pugh (1996), Richie Hawtin (1970), George E. P. Box (1919), and Darren Shan (1972).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, William Beechey ranks 99Before him are Randolph Caldecott (1846), Helen Allingham (1848), Barbara Bodichon (1827), Gerald Scarfe (1936), Benjamin Wilson (1721), and Augustus John (1878). After him are Derek Riggs (1958), Robert Peake the Elder (1551), Thomas Baines (1820), William Duesbury (1725), James Thornhill (1675), and Peter Doig (1959).