1963 Photo Contest, Photo Stories, 2nd prize

Jovan Ritopecki

26 July, 1963

A father grieves over his daughter after an earthquake hit the town of Skopje in Yugoslavia on 26 July 1963, which killed over 1,000 people and destroyed or seriously damaged 80 percent of the city's buildings.

About the photographer

Jovan Ritopecki

Serbian photographer Jovan Ritopecki was the official photographer of the partisans in Yugoslavia during the Second World War. After the war, he became a photojournalist for the ...

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