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Sir John Everett Millais
Birth: Jun. 8, 1829
Hampshire, England
Death: Aug. 13, 1896
Greater London, England

Artist. Born in Southampton, Millais was a child prodigy who began painting at the age of 4. His family moved to London to help further his art education, and in 1840 at age 11, he became the youngest student ever to enroll at the Royal Academy Schools. While studying at the RA, he became friends with Holman Hunt and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The three friends founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in 1848. In 1853 at 24, he was elected an associate of the RA - only one man, Sir Thomas Lawrence, was ever elected younger. In 1896, following the death of Leighton, the aging and ill Millais was knighted and elected President of the Royal Academy. His health continued to fail and he died the same year, to be succeeded by Poynter as PRA. Some of his most widely-recognized works are "Cymon & Iphigenia," "Lorenzo & Isabella," "The Blind Girl," "Message From the Sea," and "Ophelia." (bio by: Kristen Conrad) 
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  Euphemia Chalmers Gray Millais (1828 - 1897)*
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Saint Paul's Cathedral
City of London
Greater London, England
Plot: Artists Corner, the crypt
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Record added: Aug 25, 1999
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