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Afghan Girl


Who is Afghan Girl?

Afghan Girl is a photograph by journalist Steve McCurry. The photograph has been likened to Leonardo da Vinci's painting of the Mona Lisa and has been called "the First World's Third World Mona Lisa".

  • also known as Afgan Kızı, Şerbet Gula, Σαρμπάτ Γκουλά, Σαρμπάτ Γκούλα
  • born in (44 years ago)
  • ethnicity: Pashtun
  • nationality: Afghanistan
  • profession: Homemaking
  • parent of


  1. Afghan Girl is a fictional character from the 2013 film Mirage At Zabul Province.
  2. Afghan Girl is a fictional character from the 2013 film Eric.


"Afghan Girl" is a film, directed by Louis Elsass.

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Google previewFaces around the World: A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Face (2012)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of the Human Face by Margo DeMello

Sharbat Gula is not a name that is known to most people, but a 1984 photo taken of Gula, then a 12-year-old Afghan girl by Steve McCurry, is one of the most well-known ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Muslim-American History (2010)

by Edward E. Curtis

winner of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award for advancing peace and social equality, follows an Afghan girl who is kept from attending school, visiting the market, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Foreign Policy (2009)

by Glenn P. Hastedt

Army medic administers medicine to a young Afghan girl during a civil humanitarian mission in central Afghanistan as part of Operation Enduring Freedom, December 2000. (Photo by Scott Nelson/Getty Images) ...

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