Francoise Demulder

 

 

Age: 61

 

Summary: French war photographer who became the first woman to win the prestigious World Press Photo award in 1976 for a striking black and white photo of a Palestinian woman raising her hands at a masked militiaman in Beirut's war-ravaged La Quarantaine district.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: June 9, 1947

 

Died: September 3, 2008

 

Location: Levallois-Perret, France