Alfred Stieglitz

1864 - 1946

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Alfred Stieglitz (January 1, 1864 – July 13, 1946) was an American photographer and modern art promoter who was instrumental over his 50-year career in making photography an accepted art form. In addition to his photography, Stieglitz was known for the New York art galleries that he ran in the early part of the 20th century, where he introduced many avant-garde European artists to the U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Stieglitz has received more than 1,083,134 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Alfred Stieglitz is the 22nd most popular photographer (up from 24th in 2019), the 1,592nd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,700th in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Photographer.

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Among photographers, Alfred Stieglitz ranks 22 out of 105Before him are Wilhelm von Gloeden, August Sander, Brassaï, Gunter Sachs, Nobuyoshi Araki, and Elliott Erwitt. After him are Lewis Hine, Richard Avedon, Astrid Kirchherr, Irving Penn, Edward Weston, and Annie Leibovitz.

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Among people born in 1864, Alfred Stieglitz ranks 45Before him are Princess Zorka of Montenegro, Draga Mašin, Rudolf Kjellén, Qi Baishi, Eugen d'Albert, and Jakob von Uexküll. After him are Franz Oppenheimer, Tanaka Giichi, Soh Jaipil, Hermann Weingärtner, Kikunae Ikeda, and Ahmed Izzet Pasha. Among people deceased in 1946, Alfred Stieglitz ranks 52Before him are Friedrich Jeckeln, Otto Georg Thierack, Francisco Largo Caballero, Ignacy Mościcki, Per Albin Hansson, and Gustav Noske. After him are Hisaichi Terauchi, Miroslav Filipović, Marcel Petiot, James Jeans, Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, and Karl Eberhard Schöngarth.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Alfred Stieglitz ranks 1,592 out of 15,968Before him are David Caruso (1956), Julia Child (1912), Aaron Burr (1756), Gore Vidal (1925), Frank Drake (1930), and Jeff Koons (1955). After him are George Stevens (1904), Lady Bird Johnson (1912), Art Tatum (1909), Alan Kay (1940), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), and Doc Holliday (1851).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, Alfred Stieglitz ranks 4Before him are Vivian Maier (1926), Ansel Adams (1902), and Diane Arbus (1923). After him are Lewis Hine (1874), Richard Avedon (1923), Irving Penn (1917), Edward Weston (1886), Annie Leibovitz (1949), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Berenice Abbott (1898), and Paul Strand (1890).