Lothar Wolleh

1930 - 1979

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Lothar Wolleh (January 20, 1930 – September 28, 1979) was a well-known German photographer. Until the end of the sixties, Lothar Wolleh worked as a commercial photographer. He took portraits of international contemporary painters, sculptors and performance artists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lothar Wolleh has received more than 48,348 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Lothar Wolleh is the 56th most popular photographer (down from 52nd in 2019), the 2,853rd most popular biography from Germany and the 9th most popular German Photographer.

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Among photographers, Lothar Wolleh ranks 56 out of 105Before him are Yousuf Karsh, Imogen Cunningham, Cornell Capa, Karl Blossfeldt, Cecil Beaton, and Erich Salomon. After him are Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Herb Ritts, Nick Ut, Sophie Calle, Willy Ronis, and David Bailey.

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Among people born in 1930, Lothar Wolleh ranks 230Before him are Chuck Daly, Jesús Garay, Anne Francis, Josef Hügi, Yuri Artyukhin, and José María Zárraga. After him are Pyotr Bolotnikov, Roy E. Disney, Frederick Wiseman, Sa'dun Hammadi, Adile Naşit, and Lawrence Eagleburger. Among people deceased in 1979, Lothar Wolleh ranks 112Before him are Ján Kadár, Vsevolod Bobrov, George Seaton, Antun Augustinčić, Ferenc Nagy, and Alfred Deller. After him are Katharine Burr Blodgett, Ethel Smith, Georges Florovsky, Leonid Bykov, Ted Cassidy, and Ludwig Renn.

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Among people born in Germany, Lothar Wolleh ranks 2,853 out of 5,289Before him are August Karl von Goeben (1816), Fatih Akin (1973), John Christian, Count Palatine of Sulzbach (1700), Dominic Monaghan (1976), Karl Philipp Moritz (1756), and Georg, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen (1892). After him are Duke Eugen of Württemberg (1758), Sophie, Princess of Albania (1885), Fritz Fischer (1908), Joachim Lemelsen (1888), Gisela Mauermayer (1913), and Rudi Gutendorf (1926).


Among photographers born in Germany, Lothar Wolleh ranks 9Before him are Wilhelm von Gloeden (1856), August Sander (1876), Gunter Sachs (1932), Astrid Kirchherr (1938), Karl Blossfeldt (1865), and Erich Salomon (1886). After him are Gisèle Freund (1908), Heinrich Zille (1858), Andreas Gursky (1955), Ellen von Unwerth (1954), and Wolfgang Tillmans (1968).