Julia Margaret Cameron

1815 - 1879

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Julia Margaret Cameron (née Pattle; 11 June 1815 – 26 January 1879) was a British photographer who is considered one of the most important portraitists of the 19th century. She is known for her soft-focus close-ups of famous Victorian men and for illustrative images depicting characters from mythology, Christianity, and literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Julia Margaret Cameron has received more than 607,843 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Julia Margaret Cameron is the 11th most popular photographer (up from 12th in 2019), the 104th most popular biography from India (up from 106th in 2019) and the most popular Indian Photographer.

Julia Margaret Cameron is most famous for her portraits of family, friends, and celebrities of the time.

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Among photographers, Julia Margaret Cameron ranks 11 out of 105Before her are Dora Maar, Alberto Korda, Robert Doisneau, Vivian Maier, Helmut Newton, and Heinrich Hoffmann. After her are Felice Beato, Ansel Adams, André Kertész, Diane Arbus, Wilhelm von Gloeden, and August Sander.

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Among people born in 1815, Julia Margaret Cameron ranks 12Before her are Otto of Greece, Adolph Menzel, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Thomas Couture, Ildefons Cerdà, and Louis-Jules Trochu. After her are Ľudovít Štúr, Lorenz von Stein, Ernest Meissonier, Josip Juraj Strossmayer, Giuseppina Strepponi, and Princess Elisabeth of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1879, Julia Margaret Cameron ranks 10Before her are Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Napoléon, Prince Imperial, Adolf Anderssen, Gottfried Semper, Albrecht von Roon, and Thomas Couture. After her are Maria Teresa of Savoy, Jón Sigurðsson, Charles De Coster, Heinrich Geißler, August Bournonville, and Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville.

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In India

Among people born in India, Julia Margaret Cameron ranks 104 out of 1,227Before her are Ramanuja (1017), Gerald Durrell (1925), Sarojini Naidu (1879), Guru Gobind Singh (1666), Anthony de Mello (1931), and Chandragupta II (400). After her are Basava (1134), Maharishi Mahesh Yogi (1918), Savitribai Phule (1831), Maharana Pratap (1540), A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896), and Vishvamitra (-2000).


Among photographers born in India, Julia Margaret Cameron ranks 1