Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. ...

The Most Iconic Photographs From National Geographic's 125-Year History

Perhaps the most iconic National Geographic photo, Steve McCurry snapped this picture of an Afghan girl in a Pakistan refugee camp in 1984. ...

Sigmund Freud - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Sigmund Freud - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Famous Refugee Says There Are "Too Many" Arab Refugees In Germany

Famous Refugee Says There Are "Too Many" Arab Refugees In Germany

See the Dalai Lama's Life in Pictures

Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

June was World Refugee Day. Here's our list of some of the most famous refugees ever. Know of other famous refugees?

Gloria Estefan - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

Gloria Estefan - Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

A Diplomat, shrewd politician who has his mark in contemporary politics. A scholar who is one of the few to know the history of China and Middle East.

Top 8 Famous Refugees (SLIDESHOW)

A Diplomat, shrewd politician who has his mark in contemporary politics. A scholar who is one of the few to know the history of China and Middle East.

Photographer Steve McCurry took this photo of an Afghan girl. It appeared on the cover of National Geographic in the mid-80's. He is one of the greats.

¿Qué pasó con la chica afgana más famosa?

Photographer Steve McCurry took this photo of an Afghan girl. It appeared on the cover of National Geographic in the mid-80's. He is one of the greats.

Well , lets compare Steve Job's achievements with the ones of Donald Trump!  #refugees#syrianrefugees

These Famous People Were Refugees

Well , lets compare Steve Job's achievements with the ones of Donald Trump! #refugees#syrianrefugees

Famous refugees:  Albert Einstein, prominent German scientist, was accused of treason by the Third Reich in 1933.  He sought refuge in the United States.

These Famous People Were Refugees

Famous refugees: Albert Einstein, prominent German scientist, was accused of treason by the Third Reich in 1933. He sought refuge in the United States.

Love this photo: Sharbat Gula (born ca. 1972) is an Afghan woman who was the subject of a famous photograph by journalist Steve McCurry. Gula was living as a refugee in Pakistan during the time of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan when she was photographed. The image was featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic Magazine at a time she was about 12 years old. Gula was known throughout the world simply as "the Afghan Girl" until she was identified in early 2002.

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

Love this photo: Sharbat Gula (born ca. 1972) is an Afghan woman who was the subject of a famous photograph by journalist Steve McCurry. Gula was living as a refugee in Pakistan during the time of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan when she was photographed. The image was featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic Magazine at a time she was about 12 years old. Gula was known throughout the world simply as "the Afghan Girl" until she was identified in early 2002.

The sobering truth of the matter is that Canada's refugee policy is not generous at all, neither compared to other countries today, nor compared to that most famous refugee destination historically, the Canada of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.

Now Is the Time for Blame: Alan Kurdi and the Myth of a 'Generous' Canada

The sobering truth of the matter is that Canada's refugee policy is not generous at all, neither compared to other countries today, nor compared to that most famous refugee destination historically, the Canada of the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s.

Famous refugees: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939). Austrian neurologist, known as the founding father of psychoanalysis.  Fled Austria for London when Hitler's army attacked.(Photo by: World History Archive/UIG via Getty images)

These Famous People Were Refugees

Famous refugees: Sigmund Freud (1856-1939). Austrian neurologist, known as the founding father of psychoanalysis. Fled Austria for London when Hitler's army attacked.(Photo by: World History Archive/UIG via Getty images)

Famous RefugeesGloriaEstefan

Refugees who changed the world - CNN.com

Famous RefugeesGloriaEstefan

Famous photograph by Steve McCurry, a photographer for National Geographic.  This anonymous Afghan girl was on the cover of the magazine in 1984.  It has become an iconic image.  She has beautiful green eyes, but such a sober look for one so young.

Famous photograph by Steve McCurry, a photographer for National Geographic. This anonymous Afghan girl was on the cover of the magazine in 1984. It has become an iconic image. She has beautiful green eyes, but such a sober look for one so young.

Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.

Black History Month: Famous Black Engineers and Scientists

Mae C. Jemison became the first female African-American space traveler in the United States, according to NASA.

Famous refugees:  Madeleine Albright's family fled Czechoslovakia from the Nazis.  She became the 64th US Secretary of State.

These Famous People Were Refugees

Famous refugees: Madeleine Albright's family fled Czechoslovakia from the Nazis. She became the 64th US Secretary of State.

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