Dith Pran

1942 - 2008

Photo of Dith Pran

Icon of person Dith Pran

Dith Pran (Khmer: ឌិត ប្រន; 27 September 1942 – 30 March 2008) was a Cambodian photojournalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dith Pran has received more than 532,281 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Dith Pran is the 55th most popular journalist (down from 49th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Cambodia (down from 24th in 2019) and the most popular Cambodian Journalist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 530k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 61.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Dith Prans by language


Among journalists, Dith Pran ranks 55 out of 129Before him are Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, Pavlo Chubynsky, Ernst Haas, Marcelo H. del Pilar, Bill Brandt, and Francesco Alberoni. After him are Thomas Nast, Ramón Emeterio Betances, Mauricio Funes, Jon Ola Sand, Jacob Riis, and Norbert Haug.

Most Popular Journalists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1942, Dith Pran ranks 295Before him are Shere Hite, Anatolijs Gorbunovs, Vladimir Kovalyonok, Alice Schwarzer, Shukri Ghanem, and Ademir da Guia. After him are Thomas Hammarberg, Bo Johansson, Johny Schleck, Joaquim Rifé, José Serra, and Claude Miller. Among people deceased in 2008, Dith Pran ranks 166Before him are Tommy Lapid, Robert Prosky, Claude Abbes, Semka Sokolović-Bertok, Germaine Tillion, and Fujio Akatsuka. After him are David Foster Wallace, Edwin Ernest Salpeter, Van Johnson, Odetta, Leonard Rosenman, and Edna Parker.

Others Born in 1942

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 2008

Go to all Rankings

In Cambodia

Among people born in Cambodia, Dith Pran ranks 27 out of 32Before him are Yasovarman I (900), Norodom Ranariddh (1944), Ieng Thirith (1932), Si Inthrathit (1188), Khuang Aphaiwong (1902), and Penn Nouth (1906). After him are Pen Sovan (1936), François Chau (1959), Rithy Panh (1964), Somaly Mam (1970), and Chan Vathanaka (1994).

Among JOURNALISTS In Cambodia

Among journalists born in Cambodia, Dith Pran ranks 1