Josef Koudelka 1931

Czech; French
born in:
Boskowice, Moravia

Czech photographer born 1931 in Boskowice, Moravia; began photography in 1961, becoming full-time photographer in 1967; photographed Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968; fled to West, gaining political asylum in Britain in 1971; joined Magnum as full member in 1974; became French citizen in 1987.