Lucien Aigner is a pioneer in candid news photography in the 1930's whose best-known photographs include one of a rumpled Albert Einstein in front of a blackboard. - New York Times
Lucien Aigner is considered to be one of the world's original photojournalists Lucienaigner.com
Lucien Aigner was a pioneering photojournalist in the 1920s and 1930s whose 'photo stories' place him in a unique and important role in the history of photojournalism. - DeCordova
Lucien Aigner (14 September 1901 – 29 March 1999) was a Hungarian photographer and pioneering photojournalist. He was born in Érsekújvár, Austria-Hungary (now called Nové Zámky in Slovakia) and died in Waltham, Massachusetts. Aigner's first camera, a Brownie, was acquired at age nine and was used to photograph his family. By 1926, Aigner was a reporter for Az Est, the Hungarian newspaper group, and soon became a photographer with them. During this time, Aigner became a Leica user.