Robert Capa Biography

Robert Capa was a Hungarian war photographer, photojournalist and also the companion and professional partner of photographer Gerda Taró. He covered five wars: the Spanish Civil War, the Second Sino-Japanese War, World War II across Europe, the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and the First Indochina War. He documented the course of World War II in London, North Africa, Italy, the Battle of Normandy on Omaha Beach and the liberation of Paris.

In 1947, Capa co-founded Magnum Photos in Paris with David "Chim" Seymour, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and William Vandivert. The organization was the first cooperative agency for worldwide freelance photographers. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Robert Capa
Nationality:
Hungary
Profession:
Journalist, Photographer, Artist, Photojournalist, Visual Artist
Ethnicity:
Jewish people, Hungarians
Religion:
Judaism
Date of Birth:
October 22, 1913
Astrological Sign:
Libra
Date of Death:
May 25, 1954
Age at Death:
40
Cause of Death:
Landmine
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