Tsuneko Sasamoto

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Tsuneko Sasamoto (笹本 恒子, Sasamoto Tsuneko, 1 September 1914 – 15 August 2022) was a Japanese photojournalist. She was known as the country's first photojournalist.[1] She was born in Tokyo, Japan. She was known for her pictures during the Occupation of Japan and for being active in her 100s.[2]

Sasamoto died on 15 August 2022 in Tokyo at the age of 107.[3]

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  1. "Japan's First Female Photojournalist is Still Shooting at the Age of 101". Petapixel.com. Retrieved 2015-10-07.
  2. "Meet Japan's First Female Photojournalist". Retrieved 2016-09-06.
  3. "Pioneering Japanese woman photojournalist dies, aged 107". Reuters. 22 August 2022. Retrieved 22 August 2022.