Werner Bischof

1916 - 1954

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Werner Bischof (26 April 1916 – 16 May 1954) was a Swiss photographer and photojournalist. He became a full member of Magnum Photos in 1949, the first new photographer to join its original founders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Werner Bischof has received more than 37,028 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Werner Bischof is the 39th most popular journalist, the 264th most popular biography from Switzerland and the most popular Swiss Journalist.

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Among journalists, Werner Bischof ranks 39 out of 129Before him are Margaret Bourke-White, Kevin Carter, Marie Colvin, Edward R. Murrow, Eve Arnold, and Kazimierz Nowak. After him are Ara Güler, François Mignet, Selma Rıza, Harriet Quimby, Joaquín Navarro-Valls, and Marion Dönhoff.

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Among people born in 1916, Werner Bischof ranks 119Before him are Jackie Gleason, Jurij Brězan, Zein Al-Sharaf Talal, Erik Nilsson, Iosif Shklovsky, and Ramón José Velásquez. After him are Movita Castaneda, Ugo Locatelli, Evelyn Keyes, Lars Korvald, Zail Singh, and Harold Robbins. Among people deceased in 1954, Werner Bischof ranks 65Before him are Robert H. Jackson, Mikimoto Kōkichi, Marius Jacob, Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, Alfredo Ildefonso Schuster, and B. C. Forbes. After him are Henri Laurens, Jacob Tullin Thams, William Hoyt, Joachim Lemelsen, Mikhail Prishvin, and Rudolf Beran.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Werner Bischof ranks 264 out of 749Before him are Arthur Cravan (1887), Lisa Della Casa (1919), Didier Burkhalter (1960), Carl Lutz (1895), Claude Nicollier (1944), and Salomon Gessner (1730). After him are Hans Erni (1909), Carl Jacob Burckhardt (1891), Walther Ritz (1878), Raoul Pictet (1846), Abraham Trembley (1710), and Emer de Vattel (1714).

Among JOURNALISTS In Switzerland

Among journalists born in Switzerland, Werner Bischof ranks 1After him are Marcel Bezençon (1907).