9. Thich Quang Duc, 1963
Thich Quang Duc, a Vietnamese Buddhist monk set himself on fire in the middle of the bustling Saigon road in protest to the Buddhist persecution by the South Vietnamese government. John F. Kennedy commented on the picture as, “No news picture in history has generated so much emotion around the world as that one.”
10. The Vulture And The Little Girl, 1993
The picture was taken in Sudan as a vulture patiently waits for the malnourished girl to die so that it can eat her. Photographer Kevin Carter took his own life after the picture was taken. After going viral in the New York Times, the pictured garnered a lot of aid for the Sudanese people.
Source: Daily Social