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Eisenstaedt, Alfred

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1995 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Authors, Journalist, Photographers

1898 – Born on December 6th in Dirschau, West Prussia, Germany. He was the preeminent photojournalist of his time—a time that spans eight decades of the twentieth century.

1916 – Served the German Army during World War II.

1936 – Was one of four original staff photographers for "Life" magazine.

1943 – Was a naturalized United States Citizen.

1945 – He created famous photograph of sailor kissing nurse during V-J Day celebration in Times Square.

1949 – Married to Kathy Kaye.

1966 – Author of the books, Witness to Our Time and the memoir, The Eye of Eisenstaedt.

1973 – Author of the photography books People and Eisenstaedt: Germany.

1995 – Died on August 23rd in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.