Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Harold Wilson

Harold Wilson, 1958

British politician Harold Wilson died on this day, May 24, in 1995. Born in 1916, Wilson was a Member of Parliament from 1945 to 1983, and served as Prime Minister twice, from October 1964 to June 1970, and again from March 1974 to April 1976. Wilson was the Leader of the Labour Party from 1963 to 1976.

Karsh photographed Wilson on three occasions, 1949, 1958, and 1963.