Photographer Who Took Famous Tiananmen Square Tank Man Image Dies

Charlie Cole, one of the four photographers who captured the famous Tiananmen Square Tank Man image, has reportedly died at age 64.

Cole had reportedly been living in Bali, Indonesia, at the time of his death. His image taken in 1989 quickly became the defining image of the pro-democracy protests in the country. Cole took the photo for Newsweek with a telephoto lens from the balcony of a hotel, framing it so the man was only just in the bottom left corner.

The unidentified protester was eventually pulled away from the scene by two men. What happened to him remains unknown.

Source: Tiananmen Square Tank Man photographer Charlie Cole dies – BBC News

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