Introduction
David Seymour (born Dawid Szymin; November 20, 1911 – November 10, 1956), or Chim (pronounced shim, an abbreviation of the surname "Szymin"), was a Polish photographer and photojournalist. Chim was known for his images from the Spanish Civil War, for co-founding Magnum Photos with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa and George Rodger, and for his project "Children of War" with UNICEF that captured the plight of children in the aftermath of World War II.He became president of Magnum after Capa's death in 1954 and held this post until his own death in 1956 by Egyptian machinegun fire in the aftermath of the Suez crisis.
Wikidata
Q375282
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Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Photographer
Names
Chim, David Seymour, David Szymin, Chim Seymour, David Seymour-Chim, David Seymour- Chim, David Chim-Seymour
Ulan
500069009
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