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Stuart Franklin

Stuart Franklin (b. 1956), born in Britain, studied photography and film at West Surrey College of Art and Design, BA and geography at the University of Oxford, PhD. During the 1980s, he worked as a correspondent for Sygma Agence Presse in Paris before joining Magnum Photos in 1985. He is perhaps best known for his celebrated photograph of a man defying a tank in Tiananmen Square, China, which won him a World Press Photo Award. His publications include: The Time of Trees (1999), The Dynamic City (2004), and Sea Fever (2005).