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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Horst Faas has received more than 95,764 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Horst Faas is the 4,980th most popular writer (down from 4,527th in 2019), the 4,325th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,817th in 2019) and the 285th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Horst Faas ranks 4,980 out of 5,755Before him are Birago Diop, Anšlavs Eglītis, Eve Ensler, Hendrik Marsman, Adolf Muschg, and Thierry Meyssan. After him are Riccardo Bacchelli, Adolf Bartels, Ted Grant, Jorge de Sena, Gideon Levy, and Áron Tamási.

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Among people born in 1933, Horst Faas ranks 346Before him are Constance Towers, Ahmed al-Senussi, Ruth Arnon, Viktor Kapitonov, Ulrich Biesinger, and John Gardner. After him are Robert Chartoff, Bobby Helms, Yelena Gorchakova, Hiroshi Suzuki, Levente Lengyel, and Ela Bhatt. Among people deceased in 2012, Horst Faas ranks 300Before him are Roberto Mieres, Jack Taylor, Brigitte Engerer, Othmar Schneider, Frances Spence, and Salvador Reyes Monteón. After him are Leon Schlumpf, Jenni Rivera, Paul Kurtz, Geoffrey Hughes, Hal David, and Patrick Moore.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Horst Faas ranks 4,325 out of 6,142Before him are Bernhard Horwitz (1807), Hubert Hahne (1935), Adrian Sutil (1983), Hedwig Kohn (1887), Bernd Patzke (1943), and Walter Jens (1923). After him are Gabriele Reinsch (1963), Georg Holtzendorff (null), Bernd Nickel (1949), Christa Luding-Rothenburger (1959), Adolf Bartels (1862), and Kristin Otto (1966).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Horst Faas ranks 285Before him are Christian Gotthilf Salzmann (1744), E. Marlitt (1825), Jakob van Hoddis (1887), Günter Kunert (1929), Joseph Meyer (1796), and August Spies (1855). After him are Adolf Bartels (1862), Günther Jauch (1956), Ulrich Plenzdorf (1934), Ralph Giordano (1923), Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (1927), and Joseph Victor von Scheffel (1826).