William Eggleston

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William Eggleston

William Eggleston (born July 27, 1939) is an American photographer. He is widely credited with increasing recognition for color photography as a legitimate artistic medium. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Eggleston has received more than 402,933 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular photographer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 400k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 46.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.57

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among photographers, William Eggleston ranks 69 out of 87Before him are Hippolyte Bayard, Adolfo Farsari, Gertrude Käsebier, Andreas Gursky, Bob Guccione, and Hiroshi Sugimoto. After him are William P. Gottlieb, Wilson Bentley, Karl Struss, David LaChapelle, Spencer Tunick, and Bert Stern.

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Among people born in 1939, William Eggleston ranks 266Before him are Telesphore Toppo, Dariush Mehrjui, Eri Klas, Chögyam Trungpa, Laila Kinnunen, and Étienne Mourrut. After him are Joachim Yhombi-Opango, Dixie Carter, Dieter Quester, Robert Herbin, Judy Collins, and Lido Vieri.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Eggleston ranks 4,889 out of 12,171Before him are Stephen Tobolowsky (1951), Daniel J. Boorstin (1914), Richard Davalos (1930), Ruth St. Denis (null), Sargent Shriver (1915), and Donald Johanson (1943). After him are Gordon Tullock (1922), Richard D. Zanuck (1934), Eve Arden (1908), Boz Scaggs (1944), Sandahl Bergman (1951), and Henry Thomas (1971).

Among PHOTOGRAPHERS In United States

Among photographers born in United States, William Eggleston ranks 22Before him are Nan Goldin (1953), Imogen Cunningham (1883), Herb Ritts (1952), Helen Levitt (1913), Gertrude Käsebier (1852), and Bob Guccione (1930). After him are William P. Gottlieb (1917), Wilson Bentley (1865), Karl Struss (1886), David LaChapelle (1963), Spencer Tunick (1967), and Francesca Woodman (1958).

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