JOURNALIST

Gerda Taro

1910 - 1937

Gerda Taro

Gerta Pohorylle (1 August 1910 – 26 July 1937), known professionally as Gerda Taro, was a German Jewish war photographer active during the Spanish Civil War. She is regarded as the first woman photojournalist to have died while covering the frontline in a war. Taro was the companion and professional partner of photographer Robert Capa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gerda Taro has received more than 952,916 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia making her the NaNth most popular journalist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 950k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 73.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among JOURNALISTS

Among journalists, Gerda Taro ranks 7 out of 129. Before her are Robert Capa, Richard Sorge, Oriana Fallaci, François-Noël Babeuf, Joseph Pulitzer, and Gianni Rodari. After her are Sebastião Salgado, Dorothea Lange, John Reed, Julian Assange, Anna Politkovskaya, and Beate Klarsfeld.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1910, Gerda Taro ranks 18Before her are Paulette Goddard, Ronald Coase, Walter Schellenberg, Eric Berne, David Niven, and Kurt Meyer. After her are William Hanna, Dorothy Hodgkin, Jacques Monod, Samuel Barber, William Shockley, and Chiang Ching-kuo. Among people deceased in 1937, Gerda Taro ranks 17Before her are Erich Ludendorff, George Gershwin, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, J. M. Barrie, and Yevgeny Zamyatin. After her are J. Bruce Ismay, Gustaf Dalén, Austen Chamberlain, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, and Jean Harlow.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gerda Taro ranks 470 out of 5,289. Before her are Kurt Weill (1900), Kurt Meyer (1910), Harald zur Hausen (1936), Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645), Robert Ritter von Greim (1892), and Helmuth von Moltke the Younger (1848). After her are Adolf Butenandt (1903), George Grosz (1893), Hans Jonas (1903), Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor (1075), Patrick Süskind (1949), and Dietrich von Choltitz (1894).

Among JOURNALISTS In Germany

Among journalists born in Germany, Gerda Taro ranks 1After her are Beate Klarsfeld (1939), Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898), Aenne Burda (1909), Bill Brandt (1904), Thomas Nast (1840), Norbert Haug (1952), Anja Niedringhaus (1965), and Bogna Koreng (1965).

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