Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Jacques Chirac

Jacques Chirac, 1981

Jacques Chirac died on this day, September 26, in 2019. Chirac was elected to two consecutive terms as president of France, beginning in 1995, having already served as prime minister. Karsh photographed Chirac in 1981 for Paris Match.