Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Desmond Tutu

Bishop Desmond Tutu, 1984

South African Anglican cleric and theologian, Desmond Tutu, was born on this day, October 7, in 1931 (d. 2021). Tutu is known for his work as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist. He was the Bishop of Johannesburg from 1985 to 1986 and then the Archbishop of Cape Town from 1986 to 1996, in both cases being the first black African to hold the position.

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