American photographer Charlie Cole, whose image of the well-known “Tank Man” throughout the Tiananmen Square protests turned a defining picture of the 1989 pro-democracy protests, has died age 64.
Charlie Cole, one of many photographers who captured the well-known Tank Man on movie throughout the Tiananmen Square protests, has died.
The picture of the person standing in the best way of a column of tanks gained the 1990 World Press Photo award.
He had been residing in Bali, Indonesia, the place he died final week. Cole was one in every of 4 photographers that captured the scene on 5 June 1989, a day after lots of of individuals died within the authorities crackdown.
He took his image for Newsweek with a telephoto lens from the balcony of a resort, framing it so the person was solely simply within the backside left nook.