Helmut Newton

1920 - 2004

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

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Helmut Newton has received more than 797,083 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Helmut Newton is the 9th most popular photographer (down from 5th in 2019), the 630th most popular biography from Germany (down from 475th 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 9 out of 105Before him are Eadweard Muybridge, Alexander Rodchenko, Dora Maar, Alberto Korda, Robert Doisneau, and Vivian Maier. After him are Heinrich Hoffmann, Julia Margaret Cameron, Felice Beato, Ansel Adams, André Kertész, and Diane Arbus.

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Among people born in 1920, Helmut Newton ranks 34Before him are Mickey Rooney, Walter Matthau, Ravi Shankar, François Jacob, Douglass North, and Fritz Walter. After him are Clarice Lispector, Dave Brubeck, Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Alberto Sordi, Nicolaas Bloembergen, and Sun Myung Moon. Among people deceased in 2004, Helmut Newton ranks 24Before him are Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld, Maurice Wilkins, Stieg Larsson, Leônidas, and Estée Lauder. After him are Carlos Kleiber, Renata Tebaldi, Ingrid Thulin, Jerry Goldsmith, Sune Bergström, and Nicolai Ghiaurov.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Helmut Newton ranks 630 out of 5,289Before him are Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804), Otto Ohlendorf (1907), Hans von Euler-Chelpin (1873), Johann Martin Schleyer (1831), John McEnroe (1959), and Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1858). After him are Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria (1727), Johannes Rau (1931), Heinrich Otto Wieland (1877), Sophia Charlotte of Hanover (1668), Jenny von Westphalen (1814), and Otto Diels (1876).


Among photographers born in Germany, Helmut Newton ranks 1After him are Heinrich Hoffmann (1885), Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856), August Sander (1876), Gunter Sachs (1932), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Karl Blossfeldt (1865), Erich Salomon (1886), Lothar Wolleh (1930), Gisèle Freund (1908), Heinrich Zille (1858), and Andreas Gursky (1955).