Helmut Newton

1920 - 2004

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Helmut Newton (born Helmut Neustädter; 31 October 1920 – 23 January 2004) was a German-Australian photographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helmut Newton has received more than 1,221,346 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Helmut Newton is the 3rd most popular photographer (up from 5th in 2019), the 512th most popular biography from Germany (up from 530th in 2019) and the most popular German Photographer.

Helmut Newton was a photographer who is most famous for his provocative and sensual images of women.

Memorability Metrics

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    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.22

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.16

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.49

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Helmut Newton has had the most page views in the with 154,009 views, followed by German (58,331), and Italian (33,532). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Galician (278.85%), Malagasy (122.76%), and Spanish (119.80%)


Among photographers, Helmut Newton ranks 3 out of 148Before him are Nadar, and Henri Cartier-Bresson. After him are Alberto Korda, Robert Doisneau, Alexander Rodchenko, Eadweard Muybridge, Dora Maar, Heinrich Hoffmann, Vivian Maier, Elliott Erwitt, and Julia Margaret Cameron.

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Among people born in 1920, Helmut Newton ranks 25Before him are Traudl Junge, Éric Rohmer, Richard von Weizsäcker, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Charlie Parker, and Juan Antonio Samaranch. After him are Nicolaas Bloembergen, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, François Jacob, Zecharia Sitchin, Fritz Walter, and Clarice Lispector. Among people deceased in 2004, Helmut Newton ranks 22Before him are Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Abdel Aziz al-Rantisi, Christopher Reeve, Akhmad Kadyrov, and Janet Leigh. After him are Maurice Wilkins, Renata Tebaldi, Stieg Larsson, Laura Branigan, Leônidas, and Carlos Kleiber.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Helmut Newton ranks 512 out of 7,253Before him are Erwin Panofsky (1892), Frank Farian (1941), Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg (1856), Henning von Tresckow (1901), Rabanus Maurus (780), and Walter Schellenberg (1910). After him are Josef Kramer (1906), Patrick Süskind (1949), Niklas Luhmann (1927), Hans Geiger (1882), Klaus Mann (1906), and Erhard Milch (1892).


Among photographers born in Germany, Helmut Newton ranks 1After him are Heinrich Hoffmann (1885), Gunter Sachs (1932), Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856), August Sander (1876), Guillermo Kahlo (1871), Andreas Gursky (1955), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Erich Salomon (1886), Gisèle Freund (1908), Karl Blossfeldt (1865), and Lothar Wolleh (1930).