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William Duesbury

1725 - 1786

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William Duesbury (1725–1786) was an English enameller, in the sense of a painter of porcelain, who became an important porcelain entrepreneur, founder of the Royal Crown Derby and owner of porcelain factories at Bow, Chelsea, Derby and Longton Hall. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Duesbury has received more than 21,260 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. William Duesbury is the 1,665th most popular painter (down from 1,374th in 2019), the 4,572nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,950th in 2019) and the 103rd most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, William Duesbury ranks 1,665 out of 1,421Before him are Guity Novin, Robert Peake the Elder, Władysław Hasior, Cecilia Beaux, Thomas Baines, and J. Alden Weir. After him are Kiki Smith, N. C. Wyeth, George Caleb Bingham, Mike Kelley, Maja Berezowska, and James Thornhill.

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Among people born in 1725, William Duesbury ranks 30Before him are Joseph Duplessis, John Wilkes, Jean-Étienne Montucla, George Mason, Ivan Osterman, and Charles Townshend. After him is Dru Drury. Among people deceased in 1786, William Duesbury ranks 22Before him are Pierre Poivre, Jean-Étienne Guettard, Princess Ernestine of Saxe-Weimar, Nathanael Greene, Gaspar de Portolá, and Johann Gottlieb Gleditsch.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Duesbury ranks 4,572 out of 7,765Before him are Dukinfield Henry Scott (1854), Anna of East Anglia (null), Jhumpa Lahiri (1967), The Proclaimers (1962), Les Ferdinand (1966), and Gordon Thomas (1921). After him are Carmen Ejogo (1973), Malcolm Gladwell (1963), Dave Hill (1946), Neil Innes (1944), David Platt (1966), and Teddy Sinclair (1986).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, William Duesbury ranks 103Before him are Benjamin Wilson (1721), Augustus John (1878), William Beechey (1753), Derek Riggs (1958), Robert Peake the Elder (1551), and Thomas Baines (1820). After him are James Thornhill (1675), Peter Doig (1959), Stephen Wiltshire (1974), Rebecca Solomon (1832), Jack Butler Yeats (1871), and David Cox (1783).