As per our current Database, Jacob Riis has been died on May 26, 1914 (age 65).
When Jacob Riis die, Jacob Riis was 65 years old.
|Popular As||Jacob Riis|
|Age||65 years old|
|Born||May 3, 1849 (Ribe, Denmark)|
Jacob Riis’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.
Jacob Riis was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Danish American Journalist and Photographer who tried to alleviate the bad living conditions of impoverished New Yorkers through his writing and photography. Throughout New York there are several parks and buildings named after him.
He immigrated to America in 1870, when he was 21 years old.
He is considered one of the fathers of photography due to his very early adoption of flash in photography, and his How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York: a 1890 publication of photojournalism, which is seen as the basis of muckraking journalism.
His second wife, Mary Phillips, outlived him by 53 years.
He was lifelong friends with President Theodore Roosevelt and wrote a campaign biography of him.