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Horst Faas

1933 - 2012

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Horst Faas (28 April 1933 – 10 May 2012) was a German photo-journalist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner. He is best known for his images of the Vietnam War. Horst Faas as born on 28 April 1933 in Berlin, which was then part of Nazi Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Horst Faas has received more than 110,822 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Horst Faas is the 5,328th most popular writer (down from 4,951st in 2019), the 4,900th most popular biography from Germany (down from 4,312th in 2019) and the 320th most popular German Writer.

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Notable Works

Henri Huet: J'etais Photographe de Guerre au Vietnam
Weltereignisse
Photograph collections, Associated Press, Photojournalism
Horst Faas, 50 ans de photojournalisme
Biography, Photojournalists
Requiem
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975, Pictorial works, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Weltereignisse
Photograph collections, Associated Press, Photojournalism
Horst Faas, 50 ans de photojournalisme
Biography, Photojournalists
Henri Huet: J'etais Photographe de Guerre au Vietnam
Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Pictorial works, Photography
Lost over Laos
Laos, history, Fighter pilots
Requiem
Vietnamese Conflict, Vietnam War, Pictorial works
Contains the work of 135 photographers who had died in Indochina between 1945 and 1975. Pictures from *Requiem* have been exhibited in museums in the United States, Europe and Vietnam, and the book won a George Polk Award for journalism. It also received the Robert Capa Gold Medal.
Vietnam - ein Krieg in Bildern
Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Pictorial works, War photography
Weltereignisse
Photograph collections, Associated Press, Photojournalism
Vietnam - ein Krieg in Bildern
Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Pictorial works, War photography
Horst Faas, 50 ans de photojournalisme
Biography, Photojournalists
Lost over Laos
Laos, history, Fighter pilots
Requiem
Vietnamese Conflict, Vietnam War, Pictorial works
Contains the work of 135 photographers who had died in Indochina between 1945 and 1975. Pictures from *Requiem* have been exhibited in museums in the United States, Europe and Vietnam, and the book won a George Polk Award for journalism. It also received the Robert Capa Gold Medal.
Henri Huet: J'etais Photographe de Guerre au Vietnam
Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Pictorial works, Photography

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Horst Faas ranks 5,328 out of 7,302Before him are Miguel Otero Silva, Kalliroi Parren, Charles Wilkins, Giuseppe Giusti, Patrick Chamoiseau, and Peter Gould. After him are Elisabeth Langgässer, Thierry Meyssan, Sevasti Qiriazi, Benjamin Zephaniah, Marie Noël, and Yamabe no Akahito.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1933, Horst Faas ranks 399Before him are Igor Kvasha, Georges Lamia, Henry Hartsfield, Maurinho, Michael Heseltine, and Chris Lawrence. After him are Alexander Mitta, Ellen Winther, John Gardner, Hiroki Kosai, Sven-Olov Sjödelius, and Abdon Pamich. Among people deceased in 2012, Horst Faas ranks 333Before him are Igor Kvasha, Hal David, Břetislav Pojar, Emanuel Steward, Luis Aponte Martínez, and Hans Nowak. After him are Michael O'Hare, Tony Leblanc, Jorge Illueca, Richard Rodney Bennett, Art Larsen, and Chad Everett.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Horst Faas ranks 4,900 out of 7,253Before him are Michael Bella (1945), Herbert Neumann (1953), Hans Deppe (1897), Ria Baran (1922), Kiki Smith (1954), and Marita Lange (1943). After him are Johann Jakob Bernhardi (1774), Elisabeth Langgässer (1899), Max Lorenz (1939), Gabriele Zimmer (1955), Rainer Ludwig Claisen (1851), and Ellen von Unwerth (1954).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Horst Faas ranks 320Before him are Franz Xaver Kroetz (1946), Georg Calixtus (1586), Fritz von Unruh (1885), Günther Jauch (1956), Gorch Fock (1880), and Curt Siodmak (1902). After him are Elisabeth Langgässer (1899), Frank Schätzing (1957), Ludwig Ganghofer (1855), Marieluise Fleißer (1901), Adolf Bartels (1862), and Nathan Zach (1930).