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 319,497 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Joe Rosenthal is the 29th most popular journalist (down from 25th in 2019), the 2,706th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,400th in 2019) and the 10th most popular American Journalist.

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Among journalists, Joe Rosenthal ranks 29 out of 129Before him are W. Eugene Smith, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Victor Noir, Aenne Burda, Steve McCurry, and Eddie Adams. After him are Gareth Jones, Edgar Snow, Christopher Hitchens, Margaret Bourke-White, Kevin Carter, and Marie Colvin.

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Among people born in 1911, Joe Rosenthal ranks 101Before him are Jehan Alain, Nikolai Kuznetsov, Józef Cyrankiewicz, Koçi Xoxe, Jean-Pierre Aumont, and Zenkō Suzuki. After him are Teddy Kollek, Thanom Kittikachorn, Alfredo Foni, Brunhilde Pomsel, Annie M. G. Schmidt, and Franz Binder. Among people deceased in 2006, Joe Rosenthal ranks 103Before him are Silva Kaputikyan, Peter Norman, Billy Preston, Peter Boyle, Óscar Míguez, and John Money. After him are June Allyson, Tina Aumont, Alberto Spencer, Milan Babić, Marie Tharp, and Marek Grechuta.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Rosenthal ranks 2,706 out of 15,968Before him are Benjamin West (1738), Elbridge Gerry (1744), Nikki Sixx (1958), William C. Durant (1861), Michael Kamen (1948), and Tom Savini (1946). After him are Betty Grable (1916), Nancy Allen (1950), Tom Fogerty (1941), Heber Doust Curtis (1872), Nick Holonyak (1928), and Everett McGill (1945).

Among JOURNALISTS In United States

Among journalists born in United States, Joe Rosenthal ranks 10Before him are Lee Miller (1907), Walker Evans (1903), Charles Dow (1851), W. Eugene Smith (1918), Steve McCurry (1950), and Eddie Adams (1933). After him are Edgar Snow (1905), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), Marie Colvin (1956), Edward R. Murrow (1908), Eve Arnold (1912), and Harriet Quimby (1875).