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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

King George VI

King George VI, 1943

Britain’s King George VI was born on this day, December 14, in 1895 (d. 1952). He was king of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from December 1936 until his death.

Karsh photographed the British royal family on several occasions. Learn more.