Frederic Leighton, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Frederic Leighton

English painter and sculptor, and for one day a peer

Date of Birth: 03-Dec-1830

Place of Birth: Scarborough, England, United Kingdom

Date of Death: 25-Jan-1896

Profession: politician, painter, sculptor

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Frederic Leighton

  • Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was a British painter, draughtsman and sculptor.
  • His works depicted historical, biblical, and classical subject matter.
  • Leighton was the bearer of the shortest-lived peerage in history; after only one day his hereditary peerage became extinct upon his death.

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