Willy Ronis

1910 - 2009

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Willy Ronis (French: [wili ʁɔnis]; 14 August 1910 – 12 September 2009) was a French photographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Willy Ronis has received more than 98,574 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Willy Ronis is the 93rd most popular photographer (down from 79th in 2019), the 4,051st most popular biography from France (down from 3,641st in 2019) and the 15th most popular French Photographer.

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Among photographers, Willy Ronis ranks 93 out of 148Before him are Grete Stern, Heinrich Zille, Nick Ut, Spencer Tunick, Karl Struss, and Joel-Peter Witkin. After him are Henry Peach Robinson, Mary Ellen Mark, Roman Vishniac, Bob Guccione, David Douglas Duncan, and Mario Testino.

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Among people born in 1910, Willy Ronis ranks 225Before him are Charles Crichton, Robert Buron, Edmund Leach, Donald Watson, Delfín Benítez Cáceres, and Katalin Karády. After him are Paul Sweezy, Karl Zischek, Tefta Tashko-Koço, Alicia Markova, Larysa Hienijuš, and Mary Wickes. Among people deceased in 2009, Willy Ronis ranks 212Before him are Clodovil Hernandes, Michel Leblond, Ron Silver, Elisabeth Söderström, Nizar Rayan, and Alexis Argüello. After him are Jack Cardiff, Kjell Eugenio Laugerud García, Reinhard Mohn, Lis Hartel, Otar Chiladze, and Zena Marshall.

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In France

Among people born in France, Willy Ronis ranks 4,051 out of 6,770Before him are Claude Gaspard Bachet de Méziriac (1581), Henri Jobier (1879), Régis Wargnier (1948), Jean-Claude Mézières (1938), Françoise Rosay (1891), and André Blondel (1863). After him are Marcel Arland (1899), Bernard Panafieu (1931), René Panhard (1841), Émile Étienne Guimet (1836), Ernest Lavisse (1842), and Robert Marchand (1911).


Among photographers born in France, Willy Ronis ranks 15Before him are André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (1819), Patrick Demarchelier (1943), Sophie Calle (1953), Étienne Carjat (1828), Guy Bourdin (1928), and Marc Riboud (1923). After him are Hedi Slimane (1968), Lucien Clergue (1934), Sabine Weiss (1924), and Françoise Demulder (1947).