Guillermo Kahlo

1871 - 1941

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Guillermo Kahlo (born Carl Wilhelm Kahlo; 26 October 1871 – 14 April 1941) was a German-Mexican photographer. He photographically documented important architectural works, churches, streets, landmarks, as well as industries and companies in Mexico at the beginning of the 20th century; because of this, his work has not only artistic value but also historical and documental importance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guillermo Kahlo has received more than 744,579 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Guillermo Kahlo is the 32nd most popular photographer (up from 34th in 2019), the 2,133rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,845th in 2019) and the 6th most popular German Photographer.

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Among photographers, Guillermo Kahlo ranks 32 out of 148Before her are Robert Mapplethorpe, Roger Fenton, Irving Penn, Berenice Abbott, Jan Saudek, and Nan Goldin. After her are Claude Cahun, Edward Weston, Lewis Hine, Jacques Henri Lartigue, Wilhelm Brasse, and Peter Lindbergh.

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Among people born in 1871, Guillermo Kahlo ranks 50Before her are Jovan Dučić, Ovide Decroly, Mariano Fortuny, Cesare Mori, Hanns Heinz Ewers, and Camille Huysmans. After her are Wilhelm Stenhammar, Fritz Hofmann, Leopold IV, Prince of Lippe, William Heard Kilpatrick, Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, and Hermann Abert. Among people deceased in 1941, Guillermo Kahlo ranks 72Before her are Lou Gehrig, Issai Schur, May Ziade, Christian Sinding, Ivan Panfilov, and Alfred Hettner. After her are Hanns Kerrl, Anandyn Amar, Walter Ruttmann, Joachim Schepke, Maximilien Luce, and John Stanley Plaskett.

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Among people born in Germany, Guillermo Kahlo ranks 2,133 out of 7,253Before her are Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794), Adolf von Hildebrand (1847), Hans Richter (1888), Prince Karl Theodor of Bavaria (1795), Ludwig Klages (1872), and Jacob Philipp Hackert (1737). After her are Karl Brugmann (1849), August Leopold Crelle (1780), Ernest of Bavaria (1554), Johannes Oecolampadius (1482), Sophia Eleonore of Saxony (1609), and Henry Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1564).


Among photographers born in Germany, Guillermo Kahlo ranks 6Before her are Helmut Newton (1920), Heinrich Hoffmann (1885), Gunter Sachs (1932), Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856), and August Sander (1876). After her are Andreas Gursky (1955), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Erich Salomon (1886), Gisèle Freund (1908), Karl Blossfeldt (1865), and Lothar Wolleh (1930).