Cornell Capa

1918 - 2008

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Cornell Capa (born Kornél Friedmann; April 10, 1918 – May 23, 2008) was a Hungarian American photographer, member of Magnum Photos, photo curator, and the younger brother of photo-journalist and war photographer Robert Capa. Graduating from Imre Madách Gymnasium in Budapest, he initially intended to study medicine, but instead joined his brother in Paris to pursue photography. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cornell Capa has received more than 69,972 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Cornell Capa is the 52nd most popular photographer (down from 37th in 2019), the 267th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 234th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Hungarian Photographer.

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Among photographers, Cornell Capa ranks 52 out of 105Before him are René Burri, William Klein, Inge Morath, Oliviero Toscani, Yousuf Karsh, and Imogen Cunningham. After him are Karl Blossfeldt, Cecil Beaton, Erich Salomon, Lothar Wolleh, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, and Herb Ritts.

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Among people born in 1918, Cornell Capa ranks 127Before him are Diana Serra Cary, Shankar Dayal Sharma, Anatoly Tarasov, Bruno Zevi, Marie Smith Jones, and Willi Graf. After him are Mickey Spillane, Ján Kadár, Hella Haasse, Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, Mehdi Huseynzade, and Abdul Haris Nasution. Among people deceased in 2008, Cornell Capa ranks 122Before him are Šaban Bajramović, Marie Smith Jones, Maila Nurmi, Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Castro, Vice Vukov, and Majel Barrett. After him are Jean-Daniel Cadinot, Freddie Hubbard, Evelyn Keyes, Mieczysław Rakowski, Khiuaz Dospanova, and Géza Kalocsay.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Cornell Capa ranks 267 out of 696Before him are Sándor Garbai (1879), Ladislao Vajda (1906), Ervin László (1932), Ottó Bláthy (1860), Frigyes Riesz (1880), and Gábor Szabó (1936). After him are Géza Toldi (1909), Péter Palotás (1929), György Kárpáti (1935), Károly Grósz (1930), Sándor Puhl (1955), and Miklós Radnóti (1909).


Among photographers born in Hungary, Cornell Capa ranks 2Before him are André Kertész (1894).