Eddie Adams

1933 - 2004

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Edward Thomas Adams (June 12, 1933 – September 19, 2004) was an American photographer and photojournalist noted for portraits of celebrities and politicians and for coverage of 13 wars. He is best known for his photograph of the summary execution of Nguyễn Văn Lém, a Viet Cong prisoner, for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography in 1969. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie Adams has received more than 15,566 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Eddie Adams is the 28th most popular journalist (up from 33rd in 2019), the 2,686th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,772nd in 2019) and the 9th most popular American Journalist.

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  • 26

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Among journalists, Eddie Adams ranks 28 out of 129Before him are Charles Dow, W. Eugene Smith, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Victor Noir, Aenne Burda, and Steve McCurry. After him are Joe Rosenthal, Gareth Jones, Edgar Snow, Christopher Hitchens, Margaret Bourke-White, and Kevin Carter.

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Among people born in 1933, Eddie Adams ranks 141Before him are Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria, Jörn Donner, Lubomyr Husar, Miloš Milutinović, Diane Cilento, and Syd Mead. After him are Cissy Houston, Azeglio Vicini, Ronald Evans, Félicien Kabuga, Julie Newmar, and Sandra Milo. Among people deceased in 2004, Eddie Adams ranks 84Before him are Umberto Agnelli, Boris Trajkovski, Uta Hagen, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, Gordon Cooper, and Franz König. After him are Zenkō Suzuki, Mercedes McCambridge, Fay Wray, René Laloux, Artie Shaw, and Irina Press.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddie Adams ranks 2,686 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Holbrooke (1941), William Peter Blatty (1928), Lead Belly (1888), James Baker (1930), Wallace Shawn (1943), and Steve Perry (1949). After him are Sixto Rodriguez (1942), Marcia Gay Harden (1959), Xander Berkeley (1955), William Levada (1936), Nathan Homer Knorr (1905), and Cissy Houston (1933).

Among JOURNALISTS In United States

Among journalists born in United States, Eddie Adams ranks 9Before him are Anna Politkovskaya (1958), Lee Miller (1907), Walker Evans (1903), Charles Dow (1851), W. Eugene Smith (1918), and Steve McCurry (1950). After him are Joe Rosenthal (1911), Edgar Snow (1905), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), Marie Colvin (1956), Edward R. Murrow (1908), and Eve Arnold (1912).