Sebastião Salgado

1944 - Today

Sebastião Salgado

Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado Júnior (born February 8, 1944) is a Brazilian social documentary photographer and photojournalist.He has traveled in over 120 countries for his photographic projects. Most of these have appeared in numerous press publications and books. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sebastião Salgado has received more than 549,786 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10th most popular journalist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 550k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among journalists, Sebastião Salgado ranks 10 out of 100Before him are Richard Sorge, Gianni Rodari, Joseph Pulitzer, Julian Assange, Gerda Taro, and John Reed. After him are Dorothea Lange, Anna Politkovskaya, Jeremy Clarkson, Beate Klarsfeld, W. T. Stead, and Lee Miller.

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Among people born in 1944, Sebastião Salgado ranks 26Before him are Ronnie Peterson, Robert Kardashian, Ibrahim Rugova, Ulrich Beck, Jairzinho, and Sali Berisha. After him are Jacqueline Bisset, Alan Parker, Angela Davis, Sepp Maier, Diana Ross, and Vojislav Koštunica.

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In Brazil

Among people born in Brazil, Sebastião Salgado ranks 38 out of 1,296Before him are Nelson Piquet (1952), Arthur Friedenreich (1892), Jairzinho (1944), Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873), Romário (1966), and Astrud Gilberto (1940). After him are Leônidas (1913), Carlos Alberto Parreira (1943), Roberto Carlos (1973), Zito (1932), Juscelino Kubitschek (1902), and Gilberto Gil (1942).


Among journalists born in Brazil, Sebastião Salgado ranks 1

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