Jacques-Louis David was an iconic French known for his significant contribution to Neoclassicism. Some of his notable paintings include 1784's Oath of the Horatii and 1793's The Death of Marat. He is regarded as one of the greatest painters of the 19th century.
His father got killed in a duel when he was around nine years old.
His iconic painting The Death of Marat, memorialized the murder of the renowned French journalist Jean-Paul Marat. The masterpiece, which was painted in the months after the death of Marat, went on to become one of the most iconic images of the French Revolution.
He died shortly after being hit by a carriage in 1985.
His heart was buried in France whereas his body was buried in Belgium.
was a famous French painter,
who was born on
August 30, 1748. As a person born on this date, Jacques-Louis David is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (August 30).
People born on August 30
fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin.
Jacques-Louis David is the 527th most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Jacques-Louis David's birthday, Jacques-Louis David is the 114th most famous French and ranks 168th in famous people born in Paris, France.
In general, Jacques-Louis David ranks as the 6294th
most popular famous person, and the 49th most popular painter of all time.
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