Egon Schiele was a renowned Austrian painter regarded as one of the most prominent figurative painters of the early 20th century. His notable
paintings and drawings include Seated Woman with Bent Knee, The Family andCardinal and Nun. He was one of the millions of people
that lost their lives in Europe as a result of the deadly 1918 Spanish flu pandemic. He was only 28 years old when he died.
He married Edith Harms in 1915. Edith was six months pregnant when she died.
His paintings and drawings were mainly that of female nudes.
In 1912, he was arrested and imprisoned after he seduced an underage girl.
Both he and his wife, Edith died during the 1918 influenza pandemic. Edith died three days before him.
was a famous Austrian artist,
who was born on
June 12, 1890. As a person born on this date, Egon Schiele is listed in our database as the 16th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 12) and the 9th most popular for the year (1890).
People born on June 12
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Egon Schiele is the 515th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Egon Schiele's birthday, Egon Schiele is the 16th most famous Austrian.
In general, Egon Schiele ranks as the 6128th
most popular famous person, and the 6th most popular artist of all time.
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