PHOTOGRAPHER

Annie Leibovitz

1949 - Today

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Anna-Lou Leibovitz ( LEE-bə-vits; born October 2, 1949) is an American portrait photographer best known for her portraits, particularly of celebrities, which often feature subjects in intimate settings and poses. Leibovitz's Polaroid photo of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, taken five hours before Lennon's murder, is considered one of Rolling Stone magazine's most famous cover photographs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Annie Leibovitz has received more than 4,357,689 page views. Her biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Annie Leibovitz is the 19th most popular photographer (down from 16th in 2019), the 1,646th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,379th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular American Photographer.

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  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS

Among photographers, Annie Leibovitz ranks 19 out of 148Before her are Gunter Sachs, Felice Beato, Wilhelm von Gloeden, André Kertész, Nobuyoshi Araki, and Brassaï. After her are Diane Arbus, Alfred Stieglitz, Josef Koudelka, Richard Avedon, August Sander, and Yousuf Karsh.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Annie Leibovitz ranks 88Before her are Svetislav Pešić, Valeriy Borzov, Peter Agre, Paloma Picasso, Bei Dao, and Larry Holmes. After her are Quini, Josephine Chaplin, Joachim Sauer, Twiggy, Han Duck-soo, and Salif Keita.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Annie Leibovitz ranks 1,646 out of 20,380Before her are Cleveland Abbe (1838), Samuel C. C. Ting (1936), Elisha Gray (1835), Art Tatum (1909), Wes Studi (1947), and Larry Holmes (1949). After her are Jack Black (1969), Diane Arbus (1923), William Morris Davis (1850), Lee J. Cobb (1911), William Tecumseh Sherman (1820), and Don Rosa (1951).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, Annie Leibovitz ranks 2Before her are Vivian Maier (1926). After her are Diane Arbus (1923), Alfred Stieglitz (1864), Richard Avedon (1923), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Irving Penn (1917), Berenice Abbott (1898), Nan Goldin (1953), Edward Weston (1886), Lewis Hine (1874), and Carl Van Vechten (1880).