Claude Monet

Impressionist Painter Claude Monet Full Name: Claude Monet
Nationality: French

Profession: Impressionist Painter
Why Famous: "Impressionism" is derived from the title of his painting Impression, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise)

Born: November 14, 1840
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France

Died: December 5, 1926 (aged 86)
Cause of Death: Lung cancer

Married Life

  • 1870-03-28 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (29) weds model Camille Doncieux in Paris
  • 1892-07-16 Impressionist Painter Claude Monet (51) weds longtime companion Alice Hosched√©

Historical Events in the Life of Claude Monet

  • 2014-06-23 Claude Monet's Water Lilies is sold at auction for US$54 million

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