Robert Capa

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Birthday
22, 1913
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
May 25, 1954 (40)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1913
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
May 25, 1954 (40)

About

Hungarian war photographer who documented the Battle of Normandy on Omaha Beach and the liberation of Paris during World War II.

Before Fame

In 1933, he moved from Germany to France because of the rise of Nazism and worked as a freelance journalist.

Trivia

He covered five different wars: the Spanish Civil War, the Second Sino-Japanese War, World War II, the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, and the First Indochina War.

Family Life

During the end of World War II, he became the lover of actress Ingrid Bergman, who was touring in Europe to entertain American soldiers.

Associated With

His first published photograph depicted Leon Trotsky making a speech in Copenhagen.