Kevin Carter

1960 - 1994

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Kevin Carter (13 September 1960 – 27 July 1994) was a South African photojournalist and member of the Bang-Bang Club. He was the recipient in 1994 of a Pulitzer Prize for his photograph depicting the 1993 famine in Sudan. He took his own life at the age of 33. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kevin Carter has received more than 2,972,473 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Kevin Carter is the 34th most popular journalist (down from 28th in 2019), the 41st most popular biography from South Africa (down from 38th in 2019) and the most popular South African Journalist.

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Among journalists, Kevin Carter ranks 34 out of 129Before him are Eddie Adams, Joe Rosenthal, Gareth Jones, Edgar Snow, Christopher Hitchens, and Margaret Bourke-White. After him are Marie Colvin, Edward R. Murrow, Eve Arnold, Kazimierz Nowak, Werner Bischof, and Ara Güler.

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Among people born in 1960, Kevin Carter ranks 88Before him are Naoki Urasawa, Gazebo, Yves Leterme, Jafar Panahi, Abdellatif Kechiche, and Vince Clarke. After him are Takashi Miike, Axel Rudi Pell, Jennifer Rush, Leos Carax, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, and Julio César Romero. Among people deceased in 1994, Kevin Carter ranks 111Before him are Mario Brega, Christian-Jaque, Motoo Kimura, Lindsay Anderson, Massimo Troisi, and Enrique Líster. After him are Stanisław Maczek, Antoine Pinay, Baruch Goldstein, Sam Francis, Vazgen I, and Haim Bar-Lev.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Kevin Carter ranks 41 out of 312Before him are Kgalema Motlanthe (1949), Basil Rathbone (1892), Louis Botha (1862), John Vorster (1915), Andries Pretorius (1798), and Christiaan Hendrik Persoon (1761). After him are Rory Byrne (1944), Manfred Mann (1940), Dingane kaSenzangakhona (1795), Marthinus Wessel Pretorius (1819), Christiaan de Wet (1854), and Elsa Joubert (1922).

Among JOURNALISTS In South Africa

Among journalists born in South Africa, Kevin Carter ranks 1