Robert Capa

1913 - 1954

Robert Capa

Robert Capa (born Endre Ernő Friedmann; October 22, 1913 – May 25, 1954) was a Hungarian-American war photographer and photojournalist as well as the companion and professional partner of photographer Gerda Taro. He is considered by some to be the greatest combat and adventure photographer in history.Capa fled political repression in Hungary when he was a teenager, moving to Berlin, where he enrolled in college. He witnessed the rise of Hitler, which led him to move to Paris, where he met and began to work with Gerta Pohorylle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Capa has received more than 1,103,637 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular journalist.

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Among journalists, Robert Capa ranks 1 out of 100After him are Oriana Fallaci, François-Noël Babeuf, Richard Sorge, Gianni Rodari, Joseph Pulitzer, Julian Assange, Gerda Taro, John Reed, Sebastião Salgado, Dorothea Lange, and Anna Politkovskaya.

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Among people born in 1913, Robert Capa ranks 9Before him are Rosa Parks, Willy Brandt, Vivien Leigh, Gerald Ford, Jesse Owens, and Menachem Begin. After him are Jean Marais, Paul Ricœur, Ramón Mercader, Gustáv Husák, Burt Lancaster, and Claude Simon. Among people deceased in 1954, Robert Capa ranks 7Before him are Frida Kahlo, Henri Matisse, Alan Turing, Enrico Fermi, Heinz Guderian, and Colette. After him are Princess Märtha of Sweden, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, André Derain, Getúlio Vargas, Alcide De Gasperi, and Maximilian von Weichs.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Robert Capa ranks 18 out of 500Before him are Miklós Horthy (1868), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Imre Nagy (1896), Gaiseric (389), Imre Kertész (1929), and Count of St. Germain (1712). After him are György Lukács (1885), Árpád (845), Ignaz Semmelweis (1818), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Andrew II of Hungary (1175), and Victor Vasarely (1906).

Among JOURNALISTS In Hungary

Among journalists born in Hungary, Robert Capa ranks 1After him are Joseph Pulitzer (1847).

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