Evgenii Khaldei

Халдей, Евгений Ананьевич


Born Iuzovka (Donets), 23 March 1917

Died Moscow, 6 October 1997


After surviving a pogrom that killed in 1918 his mother and grandfather, Khaldei started working at a factory. In 1920 he got his own camera and started in 1923 working as a photo journalist. In 1939 he started working for the Tass agency