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 engaging 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 3,486,081 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Annie Leibovitz is the 28th most popular photographer (up from 30th in 2019), the 1,868th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,946th in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Photographer.

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Among PHOTOGRAPHERS

Among photographers, Annie Leibovitz ranks 28 out of 105Before her are Alfred Stieglitz, Lewis Hine, Richard Avedon, Astrid Kirchherr, Irving Penn, and Edward Weston. After her are Josef Koudelka, Roger Fenton, Robert Mapplethorpe, Jan Saudek, Berenice Abbott, and Philippe Halsman.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Annie Leibovitz ranks 83Before her are Miuccia Prada, Geezer Butler, Alan García, Paloma Picasso, Twiggy, and Andy Kaufman. After her are Elizabeth George, Mick Taylor, Zoia Ceaușescu, Ken Wilber, Lasse Virén, and Peter Agre.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Annie Leibovitz ranks 1,868 out of 15,968Before her are Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Edward B. Lewis (1918), Richard Rodgers (1902), Beyoncé (1981), Luis Walter Alvarez (1911), and Selena (1971). After her are Edward C. Prescott (1940), Natalie Clifford Barney (1876), Paul L. Modrich (1946), Kirstie Alley (1951), Richard Farnsworth (1920), and Darren Aronofsky (1969).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, Annie Leibovitz ranks 9Before her are Diane Arbus (1923), Alfred Stieglitz (1864), Lewis Hine (1874), Richard Avedon (1923), Irving Penn (1917), and Edward Weston (1886). After her are Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), Berenice Abbott (1898), Paul Strand (1890), Nan Goldin (1953), Carl Van Vechten (1880), and William Klein (1928).

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