50 Influential Photographs That Changed Our World

April 28, 2014

Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, is passed through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at a camp run by United Arab Emirates in Kukes, Albania.

Apollo 11 crew members capture mankind’s first physical brush with the moon in July, 1969.

Influential Photographs Man On Moon

Source: SD Wall Pic

Robert Capa immortalizes the treatment of French women who were believed to have been Nazi collaborators during liberation “ugly carnivals” in 1944, France.

Influential Photographs Shaming Nazi Collaborators

Source: Joe Humphrey

A Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) soldier during a rehearsal for the Independence Day ceremony in July, 2011.

Influential Photographs South Sudan Soldier

Source: Pilot Africa

A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano in Chechnya in 1994.

Influential Photographs Russian Soldier Piano

Source: Imgur

Terezka, a girl who grew up in a concentration camp, shocks counselors at a Center for Disturbed Children when she draws a picture of her “home” in Poland.

Influential Photographs Tereska Home

Source: Imgur

In 2007, Terri Gurrola is reunited with her daughter after serving in Iraq for 7 months. Gurrola served as a medic near Ramadi.

Influential Photographs Terri Gurrola

Source: Imgur

Connie Kopelov and Phyllis Siegel become the first gay couple married in Manhattan in 2011.

Bobby Moore embraces Pele at the 1970 World Cup finals.

Influential Photographs Pele Bobby Moore

Source: Tumblr

In 1993, Kevin Carter documents extreme hunger and poverty in Sudan.

Influential Struggling Girl Africa

Source: WordPress

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