Photographer - Robert Capa
Robert Capa Photographs that Changed the World
Robert Capa profound photojournalist covered five different wars
(1913-1954) Born Endre Friedmann of Jewish parents in
Budapest, Austria-Hungary in 1913, Capa left the
country in 1932 after being arrested because of his
views. Capa wanted to be a writer however, he found
as a photography in Berlin.
1933, he moved from Germany to France because of the rise
of Nazism, but found it difficult to find work there as a
He adopted the name "Robert Capa"
around this time because he felt that it would be
recognizable and American-sounding since it was similar to
that of film director Frank Capra.
(In fact, "cápa" is a
Hungarian word meaning 'shark')
Robert Capa the profound photojournalist
The Spanish Civil War,
Second Sino-Japanese War, World War II,
1948 Arab-Israeli War and the First Indochina War. Capa
documented World War II in London, North
Africa, Italy, Normandy on Omaha Beach and
the liberation of Paris.