The oldest surviving camera photograph, View from the Window at Le Gras, was taken by Nicéphore Niépce in 1826. Since then photographers have captured countless historic moments. Sometimes, they appreciated the significance of the moment, other times they have not. Here’s an amazing selection of photos, full of human emotions, which include both these categories.
Bill and Hillary Clinton when they first meet as university students, 1973.
Residents of West Berlin show their children to their grandparents living in East Berlin, 1961.