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Alberto Diaz Gutierrez (Korda Alberto)

Born: 1928 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Cuban
Categories: Photographers


1928 - Born in Havana on the 14th of September.

1960 - He was a photographer for the Cuban newspaper Revolución when he took the famous image.

1968-1978 - He concentrated on underwater photography.

2000 - He sued Smirnoff over the use of the image in advertisement.

2001 - Korda suffered a fatal heart attack in Paris while presenting an exhibition of his work. He is buried in the Colon Cemetery, Havana died on the 25th of May.


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