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Gottfried (Kniller) Kneller (1646 - 1723)

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Sir Gottfried (Godfrey) "1st Baronet" Kneller formerly Kniller
Born in Lübeckmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married in London, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died [location unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 18 Jul 2018 | Last significant change: 14 Nov 2018
14:29: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Gottfried (Kniller) Kneller (1646-1723). [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: German Notables | Artists | Unconnected Notables of Germany.


Godfrey (Kniller) Kneller is Notable.
  • noted portrait painter in the 17th & 18th centuries[1][2]
  • s/o Zacharias Kniller (portrait painter)
  • 1676 England
  • 1680 Principal Painter to the Crown by Charles II
  • 1690s knighthood by William III for his Hampton Court Beauties series
  • 24 May 1715 Baronetcy, George I
  • 23 Jan 1704 m. Susanna Grave (widow), nee Cawley - no children[2]
  • Buried in Twickenham
  • 1 illegitimate daughter by Mrs Voss, Agnes Huckle (had son Godfrey Kneller Huckle, later Kneller)


  1. "Trending Artists of the 17th Century." The Art Assignment (channel). 12 July 2018. Youtube. 18 July 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wikipedia: Godfrey Kneller, accessed 18 July 2018.

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