Painter David Wilkie

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David Wilkie

Living place: Scotland

Birthday: 18-11-1785

Global rank: #80171

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Who is Painter David Wilkie?
Scottish painter who was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy in 1809 and became a full Academician in 1811.
He was appointed to succeed Sir Thomas Lawrence as a painter in ordinary for the king as early as 1830 and was honored with a knighthood in 1836.

Young / Before famous

He was accepted into the 'Trustees' academy in Edinburgh and studied under John Graham.

Family life info

He was born to a parish minister of the denomination in Fife, and he is godfather to Academician William Collins's son.

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Some of his works have been influenced by artist Diego Velazquez.

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When was Painter David Wilkie born?
David Wilkie birthday 18-11-1785 (death).
Where is Painter David Wilkie's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
David Wilkie was born in . is a Painter, whose Zodiac is Scorpius, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Snake. David Wilkie's global rank is 80171 and whose rank is 363 in list of famous Painter.
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Events in 1785 and 18-11

Birthday David Wilkie (18-11) in history

  • Day 18-11 year 1820: Captain Nathaniel Palmer discovered Antarctica.
  • Day 18-11 year 1883: Standard time began in the United States.
  • Day 18-11 year 1886: Chester A. Arthur, the 21st president of the United States (1881–1885), died in New York at 56.
  • Day 18-11 year 1928: Mickey Mouse made his debut in Steamboat Willie.
  • Day 18-11 year 1976: Spain's parliament approved a bill to establish a democracy after 37 years of dictatorship.
  • Day 18-11 year 1978: Jim Jones, a U.S. pastor, led 914 of his followers to their deaths at Jonestown, Guyana, by drinking a cyanide-laced fruit drink. Cult members who refused to swallow the drink were shot.
  • Day 18-11 year 2003: The Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that the right to same sex marriage was guaranteed by the state constitution.
  • Day 18-11 year 2004: The UN Security Council held a two-day session in Nairobi. This was the first time it had convened outside of New York headquarters.
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