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Steve McCurry

1950 - Today

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Steve McCurry (born April 23, 1950) is an American photographer, freelancer, and photojournalist. His photo Afghan Girl, of a girl with piercing green eyes, has appeared on the cover of National Geographic several times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve McCurry has received more than 898,953 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Steve McCurry is the 16th most popular journalist (up from 27th in 2019), the 1,591st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,480th in 2019) and the 6th most popular American Journalist.

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  • 900k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.98

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.24

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among journalists, Steve McCurry ranks 16 out of 127Before him are Julian Assange, John Reed, Dorothea Lange, W. Eugene Smith, Lee Miller, and Beate Klarsfeld. After him are W. T. Stead, Walker Evans, Endre Ady, Alexander Berkman, Jean-Marie Balestre, and Gareth Jones.

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Among people born in 1950, Steve McCurry ranks 60Before him are Jeffery Deaver, John Candy, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Choe Ryong-hae, Brad Dourif, and Javier Clemente. After him are Roza Otunbayeva, Christina Onassis, Sônia Braga, David Graf, Eric Carr, and Marius Trésor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve McCurry ranks 1,591 out of 18,182Before him are Arthur Penn (1922), Samuel Adams (1722), Bruce Nauman (1941), Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Edgar Mitchell (1930), and George Clinton (1739). After him are Vincent du Vigneaud (1901), R. L. Stine (1943), Chyna (1969), Ed White (1930), Cy Twombly (1928), and Sterling Hayden (1916).

Among JOURNALISTS In United States

Among journalists born in United States, Steve McCurry ranks 6Before him are Anna Politkovskaya (1958), John Reed (1887), Dorothea Lange (1895), W. Eugene Smith (1918), and Lee Miller (1907). After him are Walker Evans (1903), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), Charles Dow (1851), Eddie Adams (1933), Edgar Snow (1905), and Joe Rosenthal (1911).

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