Gerda Taro

Born Aug 1, 1910

Gerda Taro was born into a Jewish family that migrated from Galicia to Germany. She became a war photographer, and the companion and professional partner of photographer Robert Capa. Taro is regarded often as the first female photojournalist to cover the front lines of a war and to die while doing so.… Read More

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1910 Birth Born in 1910.


1933 23 Years Old In 1933, she was arrested and detained for distributing anti-Nazi propaganda. … Read More
1935 25 Years Old In 1935, she met the photojournalist Endre Friedmann, a Hungarian Jew, becoming his personal assistant and learning photography. … Read More
1936 26 Years Old In 1936, Pohorylle received her first photojournalist credential. … Read More
However, for some time in 1937 they produced similar 135 film pictures together under the label of Capa&Taro. … Read More
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