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 840,043 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Steve McCurry is the 27th most popular journalist (down from 23rd in 2019), the 2,481st most popular biography from United States (down from 2,149th in 2019) and the 8th most popular American Journalist.

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  • 26

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  • 6.03

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  • 2.42

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Among journalists, Steve McCurry ranks 27 out of 129Before him are Endre Ady, Charles Dow, W. Eugene Smith, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Victor Noir, and Aenne Burda. After him are Eddie Adams, Joe Rosenthal, Gareth Jones, Edgar Snow, Christopher Hitchens, and Margaret Bourke-White.

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Among people born in 1950, Steve McCurry ranks 101Before him are Victoria Principal, Miou-Miou, Ubaldo Fillol, Thorbjørn Jagland, Neil Jordan, and Googoosh. After him are Jean-Marc Ayrault, Michael Ironside, Natalie Cole, Richard Bandler, Barbara Sukowa, and Willy DeVille.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve McCurry ranks 2,481 out of 15,968Before him are Warren Christopher (1925), Archie Hahn (1880), Adam Levine (1979), Darryl F. Zanuck (1902), Peter Graves (1926), and Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1929). After him are Anne Sexton (1928), Joseph Stilwell (1883), Al Lettieri (1928), Debra Winger (1955), Andrew Cunanan (1969), and Laurie Holden (1969).

Among JOURNALISTS In United States

Among journalists born in United States, Steve McCurry ranks 8Before him are John Reed (1887), Anna Politkovskaya (1958), Lee Miller (1907), Walker Evans (1903), Charles Dow (1851), and W. Eugene Smith (1918). After him are Eddie Adams (1933), Joe Rosenthal (1911), Edgar Snow (1905), Margaret Bourke-White (1904), Marie Colvin (1956), and Edward R. Murrow (1908).

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