William Morris

1834 - 1896

William Morris

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was a British textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. He was a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Morris has received more than 2,370,799 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 7th most popular designer.

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  • 52

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Among designers, William Morris ranks 7 out of 71Before him are Steve Jobs, Antonio Stradivari, Ferdinand Porsche, Giorgio Armani, Peter Carl Fabergé, and Gianni Versace. After him are Thomas Andrews, Gerrit Rietveld, Paco Rabanne, László Moholy-Nagy, Michael Thonet, and Aldus Manutius.

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Among people born in 1834, William Morris ranks 5Before him are Dmitri Mendeleev, Edgar Degas, Gottlieb Daimler, and Ernst Haeckel. After him are Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, John Venn, Duchess Helene in Bavaria, August Weismann, Léon Walras, Amilcare Ponchielli, and Jan Neruda. Among people deceased in 1896, William Morris ranks 5Before him are Alfred Nobel, Paul Verlaine, Anton Bruckner, and Clara Schumann. After him are Archduke Karl Ludwig of Austria, August Kekulé, Otto Lilienthal, Hippolyte Fizeau, John Everett Millais, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Naser al-Din Shah Qajar.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Morris ranks 236 out of 5,347Before him are Andrew Carnegie (1835), Owen Willans Richardson (1879), Ben Kingsley (1943), William Henry Bragg (1862), Anne Brontë (1820), and Richard Cromwell (1626). After him are Henry I of England (1068), John Constable (1776), Arthur Henderson (1863), John Law (1671), Vanessa Redgrave (1937), and Harold Godwinson (1022).

Among DESIGNERS In United Kingdom

Among designers born in United Kingdom, William Morris ranks 1After him are Thomas Andrews (1873), Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868), Thomas Chippendale (1718), Alexander McQueen (1969), Josiah Wedgwood (1730), John Baskerville (1706), Beau Brummell (1778), Laura Ashley (1925), Storm Thorgerson (1944), Jony Ive (1967), and Sandy Powell (1960).