Gjon Mili

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Gjon Mili (November 28, 1904 – February 14, 1984) was an Albanian-American photographer best known for his work published in Life, photographing artists such as Pablo Picasso.

Born to Vasil Mili and Viktori Cekani in Korçë, Albania, Mili he spent his childhood in Romania, attending Gheorghe Lazăr National College in Bucharest, after which he came to the United States in 1923. In 1939, Mili got a job as a freelance photographer for Life, a position he held until his death.