René Burri

1933 - 2014

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René Burri (9 April 1933 – 20 October 2014) was a Swiss photographer. Burri was a member of Magnum Photos and photographed major political, historical and cultural events and key figures of the second half of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of René Burri has received more than 48,314 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). René Burri is the 46th most popular photographer (up from 51st in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 265th in 2019) and the most popular Swiss Photographer.

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  • 17

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Among photographers, René Burri ranks 46 out of 105Before him are Nan Goldin, Claude Cahun, Marc Riboud, Carl Van Vechten, Lennart Nilsson, and Henry Peach Robinson. After him are William Klein, Inge Morath, Oliviero Toscani, Yousuf Karsh, Imogen Cunningham, and Cornell Capa.

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Among people born in 1933, René Burri ranks 170Before him are Asim Ferhatović, Humberto Maschio, Françoise Fabian, Louis Farrakhan, Tetsuko Kuroyanagi, and Marcos Alonso. After him are Jesús Gil, Asha Bhosle, Bernadette Chirac, Sergio Endrigo, Shigeo Yaegashi, and Michael Dukakis. Among people deceased in 2014, René Burri ranks 133Before him are Alexander Imich, Carlos Borges, Jorge María Mejía, Paul Wild, Charlie Haden, and Assi Dayan. After him are Leslie Manigat, Igor Mitoraj, Anatoly Berezovoy, Abdelmajid Lakhal, Tadeusz Różewicz, and Stefanie Zweig.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, René Burri ranks 250 out of 749Before him are Ivan Rakitić (1988), Robert Maillart (1872), Jacques-Laurent Agasse (1767), Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672), Hans-Rudolf Merz (1942), and Gabriela Andersen-Schiess (1945). After him are Isaac Casaubon (1559), Paul Sacher (1906), Vincent Perez (1964), Gilberto Agustoni (1922), Pancho Vladigerov (1899), and Meyer Guggenheim (1828).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In Switzerland

Among photographers born in Switzerland, René Burri ranks 1