Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Legnan Koula was born in Duékoué in the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire. In 2006, he began covering demonstrations, riots and political stories as a freelancer for the european pressphoto agency. His most notable work includes coverage of the 2010 post-election violence on the Ivory Coast, post-election violence in the Central African Republic, the Togo elections and the political crisis in Burkina Faso.
Legnan became a staff photographer with the european pressphoto agency in 2016.