Top 10 Most Iconic Photos Ever Taken

There were some great, and some bad moments in history that were caught on camera. Here’s our list of Top 10 Most Iconic Photos Ever Taken. Take a look!

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10. Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima By Joe Rosenthal

Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima By Joe Rosenthal, Joe Rosenthal, Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

Raising the Flag, the infamous photograph taken by Joe Rosenthal depicts five U.S. soldiers raising the United States flag at the top of Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. Later on, it became the most reproduced photo of all time and one of the most significant images of WWII.

9. Che Guevara By Alberto Korda

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Alberto Korda Holding His Famous Image Of Che Guevara.

Alberto Korda was a Cuban photographer, remembered for his famous image Guerrillero Heroico of Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara. The image became a symbol of the 20th century and later appeared on  T-shirts, tattoos, and walls all over the world.

8. Fire on Marlborough Street By Stanley J. Forman

Fire on Marlborough Street By Stanley J. Forman, Stanley J. Forman, Fire on Marlborough Street

Stanley J. Forman captured this infamous photograph of two falling girls while working for the Boston Herald Firefighters. One girl died at the spot, while ther other lived.

7. Tank Man By Jeff Widener

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Tank Man or the Unknown Rebel, is the nickname given to an anonymous man who stood in front of Chinese tanks during riots in Beijing June 5, 1989. Tank Man’s courage and bravery earned him widespread fame.

6. Moon Landing

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Moon Landing picture has been the most controversial and debated picture in history, but still one of the most iconic. Many people have declared it as a hoax, however none of the accusations have been proved correct.