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20 Most Famous Personalities Of The 20th Century Captured By Philippe Halsman

Published 2 months ago

Photography was a special art in the 20th century. Unlike today, very few people were considered as great photographers in the last century and even fewer got the opportunity to capture famous personalities. Philippe Halsman was one such photographer who got the chance to shoot several iconic personalities of the 20th century.

This Latvian-born photographer shot portraits of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Muhammad Ali, Salvador Dali, John F. Kennedy, Albert Einstein, Alfred Hitchock, and many more. Some famous people are actually remembered by these photos that were captured by Halsman. Scroll below to find out 20 of the best works of one of the best portraitists in the world.

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#1 John F. Kennedy

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#2 Audrey Hepburn

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#3 Salvador Dali

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#4 Albert Einstein

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#5 Sammy Davis Jr.

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#6 Alfred Hitchcock

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#7 John Steinbeck

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#8 Barbara Streisand

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#9 Elizabeth Taylor

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#10 Muhammad Ali

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#11 Alfred Hitchcock

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#12 Grace Kelly

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#13 Angela Davis

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#14 Marlon Brando

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#15 Sharon Tate

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#16 Marilyn Monroe

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#17 Bobby Fischer

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#18 Dean Martin And Jerry Lewis

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#19 Lizabeth Scott

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#20 Louis Armstrong

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya loves surfing the internet for beautiful, crazy, interesting, and wholesome stuff. She seeks to find something interesting in everything and strives to share her inspirations and explorations with people all over the world.

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