PHOTOGRAPHER

Alberto Korda

1928 - 2001

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Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez, better known as Alberto Korda or simply Korda (September 14, 1928 – May 25, 2001), was a Cuban photographer, remembered for his famous image Guerrillero Heroico of Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alberto Korda has received more than 323,435 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Alberto Korda is the 6th most popular photographer (down from 4th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Cuba and the most popular Cuban Photographer.

Alberto Korda is most famous for his iconic photograph of Che Guevara.

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.08

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.30

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Among PHOTOGRAPHERS

Among photographers, Alberto Korda ranks 6 out of 105Before him are Nadar, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Eadweard Muybridge, Alexander Rodchenko, and Dora Maar. After him are Robert Doisneau, Vivian Maier, Helmut Newton, Heinrich Hoffmann, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Felice Beato.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Alberto Korda ranks 34Before him are Jean-Marie Le Pen, Geert Hofstede, Martin Landau, Elie Wiesel, Domenico Modugno, and Alexander Grothendieck. After him are Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Li Ka-shing, Hans Küng, Martin Cooper, Li Peng, and Tommaso Buscetta. Among people deceased in 2001, Alberto Korda ranks 21Before him are Ahmad Shah Massoud, Ernst Gombrich, William Hanna, Fred Hoyle, Robert Ludlum, and Laurent-Désiré Kabila. After him are Wilhelm Mohnke, John Lee Hooker, Balthus, Nikolay Basov, Douglas Adams, and Nguyễn Văn Thiệu.

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In Cuba

Among people born in Cuba, Alberto Korda ranks 9 out of 202Before him are Fulgencio Batista (1901), Italo Calvino (1923), José Raúl Capablanca (1888), Camilo Cienfuegos (1932), Paul Lafargue (1842), and José Martí (1853). After him are Andy García (1956), Compay Segundo (1907), Gloria Estefan (1957), Celia Cruz (1925), Ibrahim Ferrer (1927), and Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado (1919).

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Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In Cuba

Among photographers born in Cuba, Alberto Korda ranks 1