• Born date: 1904-06-14
  • Born in: New york
  • Death date: 1971-08-27
  • Death in: Connecticut
Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White (/ˌbɜrkˈhwaɪt/; June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971) was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, the first female war correspondent (and the first woman permitted to work in combat zones) and the first female photographer for Henry Luce's Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover.