Born Alberto Díaz Gutiérrez in 1928 in Havana, Cuba, Alberto Korda was a photographer. He is best known as the official personal photographer to Fidel Castro, a role which he took on after the 1959 Cuban Communist Revolution.

Korda's most enduring and recognisable image is 'Guerillero Heroico', an iconic shot he took of Che Guevara in 1960 of Che Guevara. It became a worldwide symbol of revolution and rebellion. 


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