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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 1,056,657 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia. Helmut Newton is the 5th most popular photographer (up from 9th in 2019), the 530th most popular biography from Germany (up from 630th 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.

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Among photographers, Helmut Newton ranks 5 out of 105Before him are Nadar, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Alexander Rodchenko, and Eadweard Muybridge. After him are Alberto Korda, Robert Doisneau, Dora Maar, Vivian Maier, Heinrich Hoffmann, Claude Cahun, and Alfred Stieglitz.

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Among people born in 1920, Helmut Newton ranks 27Before him are Traudl Junge, Montgomery Clift, Boris Vian, Owen Chamberlain, Richard von Weizsäcker, and Walter Matthau. After him are John Demjanjuk, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Ravi Shankar, Douglass North, Nicolaas Bloembergen, and François Jacob. Among people deceased in 2004, Helmut Newton ranks 21Before him are Peter Ustinov, Ahmed Yassin, Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Akhmad Kadyrov, and Maurice Wilkins. After him are Janet Leigh, Stieg Larsson, Renata Tebaldi, Leônidas, Carlos Kleiber, and Estée Lauder.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Helmut Newton ranks 530 out of 6,142Before him are Thomas Bach (1953), Pope Victor II (1018), Maria Sophie of Bavaria (1841), Kurt Weill (1900), Otto Günsche (1917), and Theodor Morell (1886). After him are Henning von Tresckow (1901), Hans Spemann (1869), Hasso von Manteuffel (1897), Lothair II, Holy Roman Emperor (1075), Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742), and Eleonor Magdalene of Neuburg (1655).


Among photographers born in Germany, Helmut Newton ranks 1After him are Heinrich Hoffmann (1885), Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856), Gunter Sachs (1932), August Sander (1876), Guillermo Kahlo (1871), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Gisèle Freund (1908), Karl Blossfeldt (1865), Erich Salomon (1886), Andreas Gursky (1955), and Grete Stern (1904).