Master Photographer Philippe Halsman Captured Famous Personalities Of The 20th Century

Here are 25 portraits of the most famous personalities of the 20th century by professional photographer Philip Halsman.

Photography was a special art of the twentieth century. Unlike today, very few people were considered great photographers of the last century, and even fewer got the chance to capture famous people. Philip Halsman was one of those photographers who had the opportunity to photograph many notable personalities of the 20th century.

This Latvian-born photographer has taken pictures of Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Muhammad Ali, Salvador Dali, John F. Kennedy, Albert Einstein, Alfred Hitchcock, and many more. In fact, some famous people are remembered by these photos taken by Halsman. Scroll below to see 20 of the best works by one of the world’s best painters.

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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 Barbra 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 Fisher

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#18 Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis

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#19 Elizabeth Scott

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#20 Louis Armstrong

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#21 Grace Kelly

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#22 Sharon Tate

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#23 Marilyn Monroe

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#24 Eva Gabor

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#25 Salvador Dali

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