Pele (1970) - Pele celebrates a goal in his final appearance for Brazil as they win their third World Cup final over Italy 4-1 in Mexico City.
Iwo Jima (1945) by Joe Rosenthal - Old Glory goes up at Mount Suribachi, at the Battle of Iwo Jima, involving some of the heaviest fighting in the Pacific campaign of World War II.
Loch Ness monster (1934) - the first alleged photograph of the monster, published by the Daily Mail. In 1999, Christian Spurling revealed it was a hoax, made from a toy submarine and an attached sculpted head.
Iraqi Prisoner (2003) by Jean-Marc Bouju - An Iraqi prisoner hugs his 4 year old son whilst held at a camp by the Army's 101st Airborne division.
Self Immolation (1963) by Malcolm Browne. Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk burns himself to death at a road junction to protest aganst the repressive Catholic regime.
Tank Man (1989) by Jeff Widener. During the Tiananmen Square protests, a man with shopping bags stands in front of a row of tanks, urging them to stop.
Plight of Kosovo refugees (1999) by Carol Guzy. Agim, 2, is passed through the barbed wire fence to relatives in an Albanian refugee camp. Pulitzer prize winner
Death of Soldier (1936) by Robert Capa. The famous image shows a loyalist soldier shot in the Spanish Civil War and captures the horrors of the war.
Riots in Burma (2008) - Kenji Nagai, a Japanese photographer is shot and killed during the riots in Rangoon, fuelling outrage at the ruling military junta.
Jesse Owens (1936) - Winning the long jump gold at the Berlin Olympics, Owens stands proud against the Nazi propaganda of Aryan superiority.
Oka crisis (1990) by Shaney Komulainen. The standoff between native Mohawks and the Canadian Army over land rights of a burial ground in Quebec drew worldwide attention.
Gandhi (1947) by Margate Bourke-White. Gandhi sits beside a spinning wheel reading a newspaper, sending a symbol of self-reliancy out to the nation.
Omayra Sanchez (1985) by Frank Fournier. 13 year old Omayra is trapped after the volcano eruption, and despite rescue efforts eventually succumbs to gangrene and hypothermia.
Napalm (1972) by Nick Ut. 9 year old Vietnamese girl Phan Thị Kim Phúc is burned down her back by napalm in one of the most famous photos of the Vietnamese War.
Stricken child (1994) by Kevin Carter. A child crawls towards a UN food camp whilst a vulture waits in the background for her to die. Kevin Carter wins a Pulitzer prize, but later commits suicide due to the atrocities he witnessed.
Mandela Freed (1990) by Alexander Joe. Nelson Mandela walks free in February 1990 after 27 years as a political prisoner.
Hindenburg (1937) - the massive airship burst into flames whilst docking at Lakehurst Naval Air Station, New Jersey, 97 people on board, 35 died. It signalled the end for the Zeppelins
Lone Woman (2006) by Oded Balilty - A single Jewish settler battles against the Israeli security forces at the Amona outpost in the West Bank. Pulitzer prize winner.
Che Guevara (1960) by Alberta Korda. This iconic image of the Argentine revolutionary was taken at La Coubre memorial service in Havana.
Afghan girl (1984) by Steve McCurry, for National Geographic. Image of 12 year old Sharbat Gula, orphaned and taken to the Nasir Bagh refugee camp in Pakistan.