Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Pope John XXIII

Pope John XXIII, 1959

Pope John XXIII, Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, was born on this day, November 25, in 1881. He was photographed by Karsh in 1959, and as 262nd Pope he reigned from 1958-1963.

Karsh photographed four Popes in total, and some people with the surname Pope. See them here.