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Lewis Hine

1874 - 1940

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Lewis Wickes Hine (September 26, 1874 – November 3, 1940) was an American sociologist and muckraker photographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lewis Hine has received more than 675,050 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Lewis Hine is the 30th most popular photographer (down from 23rd in 2019), the 2,081st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,636th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Photographer.

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Among photographers, Lewis Hine ranks 30 out of 105Before him are August Sander, Elliott Erwitt, Robert Mapplethorpe, Roger Fenton, Peter Lindbergh, and Irving Penn. After him are Philippe Halsman, Yousuf Karsh, Jan Saudek, Guillermo Kahlo, Edward Weston, and Berenice Abbott.

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Among people born in 1874, Lewis Hine ranks 53Before him are Vyacheslav Menzhinsky, Henri Farman, Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels, Thomas J. Watson, Otto Mueller, and Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. After him are George Tupou II, Johannes Schober, Martin Lowry, Franz Schmidt, Serge Koussevitzky, and William Lyon Mackenzie King. Among people deceased in 1940, Lewis Hine ranks 50Before him are Fusajiro Yamauchi, Édouard Claparède, Prince Wilhelm of Prussia, Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark, Countess Marie Larisch von Moennich, and Jesse Livermore. After him are Joseph Meister, Paul Nizan, Anton Korošec, Arthur Zimmermann, Wilhelm Dörpfeld, and Alfred Loisy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Lewis Hine ranks 2,081 out of 18,182Before him are Tommie Smith (1944), Teri Hatcher (1964), Candice Bergen (1946), Tanya Roberts (1955), Harpo Marx (1888), and John Derek (1926). After him are William Halsey Jr. (1882), Agnes Smedley (1892), Curtis LeMay (1906), Mary McDonnell (1952), Asher Brown Durand (1796), and John Young (1930).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, Lewis Hine ranks 8Before him are Alfred Stieglitz (1864), Diane Arbus (1923), Annie Leibovitz (1949), Richard Avedon (1923), Robert Mapplethorpe (1946), and Irving Penn (1917). After him are Edward Weston (1886), Berenice Abbott (1898), Paul Strand (1890), Carl Van Vechten (1880), Ansel Adams (1902), and Nan Goldin (1953).