The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History  Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. It almost went unnoticed, until one editor rescued it from a pile and stuck it on the June 1985 Cover

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Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Gloria Estefan - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Gloria Estefan - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

A Diplomat, shrewd politician who has his mark in contemporary politics. A scholar who is one of the few to know the history of China and Middle East.

Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

A Diplomat, shrewd politician who has his mark in contemporary politics. A scholar who is one of the few to know the history of China and Middle East.

Famous refugees:  Albert Einstein, prominent German scientist, was accused of treason by the Third Reich in 1933.  He sought refuge in the United States.

These Famous People Were Refugees

Famous refugees: Albert Einstein, prominent German scientist, was accused of treason by the Third Reich in 1933. He sought refuge in the United States.

Famous refugees:  Anne Frank and her family moved to Amsterdam in 1933 after the Nazis gained power in Germany.  The family applied for a visa into the US but it was denied.  They went into hiding but were eventually found and sent to concentration camps,

These Famous People Were Refugees

Famous refugees: Anne Frank and her family moved to Amsterdam in 1933 after the Nazis gained power in Germany. The family applied for a visa into the US but it was denied. They went into hiding but were eventually found and sent to concentration camps,

Sharbat Gula was the subject of Steve McCurry's "Afghan Girl." The photograph was shot in December 1984.

Sharbat Gula was the subject of Steve McCurry's "Afghan Girl." The photograph was shot in December 1984.

Now comes news that a famous refugee family that made headlines in Germany and around the world in 2015 is already back in Baghdad.

In Europe, “refugees” flying “home” to Iraq

Now comes news that a famous refugee family that made headlines in Germany and around the world in 2015 is already back in Baghdad.

It is perhaps worth asking what kind of a world we want to live in, and what values we want Europe to stand for. We have to find it in ourselves to take up our moral responsibility and care for those in need, and to insist the same of our leaders.

EU Summit on Refugee Crisis Will Define the Europe We Are Living In

It is perhaps worth asking what kind of a world we want to live in, and what values we want Europe to stand for. We have to find it in ourselves to take up our moral responsibility and care for those in need, and to insist the same of our leaders.

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