Joris Ivens

1898 - 1989

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Georg Henri Anton "Joris" Ivens (18 November 1898 – 28 June 1989) was a Dutch documentary filmmaker. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joris Ivens has received more than 162,486 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Joris Ivens is the 175th most popular film director (down from 161st in 2019), the 132nd most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 126th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Dutch Film Director.

Joris Ivens is a Dutch documentary filmmaker. He is most famous for his work with the USSR and China in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Among film directors, Joris Ivens ranks 175 out of 1,580Before him are Marco Ferreri, Robert Aldrich, Blake Edwards, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Francesco Rosi, and Jesús Franco. After him are Bille August, Peter Weir, Sergei Bondarchuk, Danny Boyle, Masaki Kobayashi, and Shohei Imamura.

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Among people born in 1898, Joris Ivens ranks 49Before him are Julius Schreck, Josef Terboven, Konrad Henlein, Vicente Aleixandre, Peggy Guggenheim, and Héctor Scarone. After him are Totò, Latife Uşşaki, Hanns Eisler, Carl Clauberg, Felix Kersten, and August Hirt. Among people deceased in 1989, Joris Ivens ranks 43Before him are Bruce Chatwin, Danilo Kiš, Sugar Ray Robinson, Michel Aflaq, Irving Stone, and George Beadle. After him are Graham Chapman, Cornel Wilde, John Payne, Princess Deokhye, Valentin Glushko, and Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Joris Ivens ranks 132 out of 1,209Before him are Jan Swammerdam (1637), Isabelle de Charrière (1740), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), Famke Janssen (1964), Wim Duisenberg (1935), and Peter Stuyvesant (1612). After him are Eugène Dubois (1858), L. E. J. Brouwer (1881), Pier Gerlofs Donia (1480), Wim Kok (1938), Piet Pieterszoon Hein (1577), and Bernard Haitink (1929).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Netherlands

Among film directors born in Netherlands, Joris Ivens ranks 2Before him are Paul Verhoeven (1938). After him are Theo van Gogh (1957), Jan de Bont (1943), Anton Corbijn (1955), Michaël Dudok de Wit (1953), Alex van Warmerdam (1952), Tom Six (1973), Mike van Diem (1959), Jan Kounen (1964), Harald Zwart (1965), and Roel Reiné (1970).