Joe Rosenthal

1911 - 2006

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Joseph John Rosenthal (October 9, 1911 – August 20, 2006) was an American photographer who received the Pulitzer Prize for his iconic World War II photograph Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, taken during the 1945 Battle of Iwo Jima. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Rosenthal has received more than 471,605 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Joe Rosenthal is the 36th most popular journalist (down from 35th in 2019), the 2,891st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,970th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Journalist.

Memorability Metrics

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.10

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Joe Rosenthals by language

Over the past year Joe Rosenthal has had the most page views in the with 58,602 views, followed by Japanese (6,538), and Spanish (4,590). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (295.87%), Finnish (43.40%), and Egyptian Arabic (39.29%)


Among journalists, Joe Rosenthal ranks 36 out of 196Before him are Steve McCurry, Walker Evans, Christopher Hitchens, Kevin Carter, Marcel Bezençon, and Margaret Bourke-White. After him are François Mignet, Thomas Nast, Vladimir Posner, Pavlo Chubynsky, Eddie Adams, and Mohamed Hassanein Heikal.

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Among people born in 1911, Joe Rosenthal ranks 111Before him are Andor Lilienthal, Merle Oberon, Infanta María Cristina of Spain, David Ogilvy, Jehan Alain, and Simone Simon. After him are Renato Guttuso, Leah Goldberg, Koçi Xoxe, Otto Baum, Joseph Luns, and Barbara West. Among people deceased in 2006, Joe Rosenthal ranks 116Before him are Basil Poledouris, Bismillah Khan, Silva Kaputikyan, Ali Farka Touré, Gérard Oury, and Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV. After him are Carl Brashear, Elias Hrawi, William Auld, Prince George William of Hanover, Vera Aceva, and George Koval.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Rosenthal ranks 2,891 out of 20,380Before him are Harry Reems (1947), Cannonball Adderley (1928), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), Randy Rhoads (1956), Robert B. Wilson (1937), and Coleman Hawkins (1904). After him are Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Eunice Newton Foote (1819), Robert Walker (1918), Tito Puente (1923), Laurie Holden (1969), and August Derleth (1909).

Among JOURNALISTS In United States

Among journalists born in United States, Joe Rosenthal ranks 13Before him are Edgar Snow (1905), Charles Dow (1851), Diana Nyad (1949), Steve McCurry (1950), Walker Evans (1903), and Margaret Bourke-White (1904). After him are Eddie Adams (1933), Eve Arnold (1912), Edward R. Murrow (1908), Marie Colvin (1956), Dan Rather (1931), and James Nachtwey (1948).