Richard Avedon

1923 - 2004

Richard Avedon

Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer. He worked for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue, specializing in capturing movement in still pictures of fashion, theater and dance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Avedon has received more than 821,220 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 20th most popular photographer.

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  • 57.17

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  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.02

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among photographers, Richard Avedon ranks 20 out of 87Before him are August Sander, Felice Beato, Nobuyoshi Araki, André Kertész, Brassaï, and Wilhelm von Gloeden. After him are Josef Koudelka, Jan Saudek, Gunter Sachs, Alfred Stieglitz, Berenice Abbott, and Jacques Henri Lartigue.

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Among people born in 1923, Richard Avedon ranks 70Before him are Conrad Bain, Carroll Shelby, Nizar Qabbani, Ernest Mandel, Albert King, and Reinhart Koselleck. After him are Freeman Dyson, Dexter Gordon, Rasul Gamzatov, Peter Vaughan, Stjepan Bobek, and Rudolph A. Marcus. Among people deceased in 2004, Richard Avedon ranks 57Before him are Julia Child, Marika Rökk, Raymond Goethals, Otto Kumm, Russ Meyer, and José López Portillo y Pacheco. After him are Charles Sweeney, Laura Branigan, John Charles, Matthäus Hetzenauer, Nino Manfredi, and Jean Rouch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Avedon ranks 1,593 out of 12,171Before him are Matt LeBlanc (1967), Lizzie Borden (1860), Avery Brundage (1887), Phil Ochs (1940), Matthew Perry (1969), and George Roy Hill (1921). After him are Cab Calloway (1907), Sam Elliott (1944), Whitey Bulger (1929), Henry King (1886), Michael Madsen (1957), and Cecil B. DeMille (1881).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, Richard Avedon ranks 4Before him are Vivian Maier (1926), Ansel Adams (1902), and Diane Arbus (1923). After him are Alfred Stieglitz (1864), Berenice Abbott (1898), Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894), Lewis Hine (1874), Annie Leibovitz (1949), Irving Penn (1917), Edward Weston (1886), and Robert Mapplethorpe (1946).

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