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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 88,705 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Willy Ronis is the 77th most popular photographer (down from 61st in 2019), the 3,657th most popular biography from France (down from 3,037th in 2019) and the 14th most popular French Photographer.

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Among photographers, Willy Ronis ranks 77 out of 105Before him are Heinrich Zille, Lothar Wolleh, Lisette Model, Wilson Bentley, Abbas, and Weegee. After him are Spencer Tunick, Gertrude Käsebier, Bob Guccione, Karimeh Abbud, Alexandre Michon, and Adolfo Farsari.

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Among people born in 1910, Willy Ronis ranks 196Before him are Pál Turán, Lupita Tovar, Elmar Klos, Alicia Markova, Gus Hall, and Robert Cummings. After him are Attilio Pavesi, Stanislaus Kobierski, Nathan Alterman, Diosdado Macapagal, Saint Alphonsa, and Elemér Kocsis. Among people deceased in 2009, Willy Ronis ranks 185Before him are Jack Cardiff, Paul Naschy, Ryuzo Hiraki, Alain Bashung, Betsy Blair, and Monica Bleibtreu. After him are Lino Aldani, František Veselý, Tomislav Crnković, Stéphanos II Ghattas, Karen Harup, and Arnold Meri.

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In France

Among people born in France, Willy Ronis ranks 3,657 out of 6,011Before him are Ratramnus (800), Marcel Langiller (1908), Marcel Moyse (1889), Jean de Thévenot (1633), Joseph-François Michaud (1767), and Françoise d'Eaubonne (1920). After him are François Bordes (1919), Claude Abbes (1927), Viktor Lazlo (1960), Grégory Coupet (1972), Pierre Raymond de Montmort (1678), and Charles Despiau (1874).


Among photographers born in France, Willy Ronis ranks 14Before him are Hippolyte Bayard (1801), Sabine Weiss (1924), André-Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (1819), Marc Riboud (1923), Sophie Calle (1953), and Étienne Carjat (1828). After him are Lucien Clergue (1934) and Hedi Slimane (1968).