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 84,659 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Horst Faas is the 4,530th most popular writer (down from 3,056th in 2019), the 3,819th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,511th in 2019) and the 273rd most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Horst Faas ranks 4,530 out of 5,794Before him are Jorge Edwards, Júlia Szendrey, Giovanni Arpino, Alexis, Tanith Lee, and Henriette Roland Holst. After him are Marc Okrand, Ricardo Güiraldes, Elizabeth Gilbert, Stephen Hunter, Richard Scarry, and Izaak Walton.

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Among people born in 1933, Horst Faas ranks 317Before him are Semyon Farada, Keiko Awaji, Bengt Berndtsson, John Gardner, Mike Larrabee, and James Wolfensohn. After him are Richard Williams, Svetlana Velmar-Janković, Nate Brooks, Judah Folkman, Valentin Bubukin, and Peter Arundell. Among people deceased in 2012, Horst Faas ranks 295Before him are Norman Joseph Woodland, Clive Dunn, Susanne Lothar, Ahmed Jabari, Zalman King, and James Mellaart. After him are Chad Everett, Franz West, Richard Rodney Bennett, Roberto Mieres, Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, and Verghese Kurien.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Horst Faas ranks 3,819 out of 5,289Before him are Tom Wlaschiha (1973), Bernd Riexinger (1955), Albert Ladenburg (1842), Ulrich Tukur (1957), Günther Beckstein (1943), and Christian Petzold (1960). After him are Saul Rubinek (1948), Helmut Recknagel (1937), Hubert Hahne (1935), Ulrike Meyfarth (1956), Dietrich Thurau (1954), and Jens Jeremies (1974).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Horst Faas ranks 273Before him are Wilhelm Geiger (1856), Herbert Achternbusch (1938), Angela Sommer-Bodenburg (1948), Ulrich Plenzdorf (1934), Sylvia Nasar (1947), and Bel Kaufman (1911). After him are Kerstin Gier (1966), Adolf Bartels (1862), Stefan Andres (1906), Marieluise Fleißer (1901), Günther Jauch (1956), and Ralph Giordano (1923).