19th Century Journalists
Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Journalists, including Dorothy Day, Jack London, Nellie Bly, Friedrich Engels and Theodor Herzl.
Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Author
Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
07 April 1897, American
Journalist, Radio Personality

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841, British, American, Welsh
Explorer

Nellie BlyNellie Bly
05 May 1864, American
Journalist

H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken
12 September 1880, American
 

Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
02 May 1860, Austrian, Hungarian
Journalist
Dorothy DayDorothy Day
08 November 1897, American
 

Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce Ambrose Bierce
24 June 1842, American
Journalist & Writer, soldier

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
10 April 1847, Hungarian
Journalist & Publisher
Horace GreeleyHorace Greeley
03 February 1811, American
Journalist

Pauline Pfeiffer Pauline Pfeiffer
22 July 1895, American
Journalist & Second Wife of Ernest Hemingway
Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
23 September 1889, American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864, Australian
Poet

James ThurberJames Thurber
08 December 1894, American
Cartoonist, Author, Journalist & Playwright

Margaret FullerMargaret Fuller
23 May 1810, American
 

Katherine Anne PorterKatherine Anne Porter
15 May 1890, American
Journalist, Essayist, Writer, Novelist
Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
05 November 1857, American
Journalist

Henry AdamsHenry Adams
16 February 1838, American
Historian

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15 October 1889, American
Humorist

Marcelo H. del PilarMarcelo H. del Pilar
30 August 1850, Filipino
Writer
Bret Harte Bret Harte
25 August 1836, American
Author & Poet

Kurt EisnerKurt Eisner
14 May 1867, German
Statesman
Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19 January 1887, American
American critic
Christopher MorleyChristopher Morley
05 May 1890, American
Journalist, Novelist

Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872, British
British Journalist & Author
Don MarquisDon Marquis
29 July 1878, American
Humorist

Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich
11 November 1836, American
Poet & Novelist

Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence
31 October 1825, Australian
Author, Journalist & Politician
Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
15 November 1881, American
Journalist

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John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet
Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
26 October 1846, British
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'

Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
05 December 1886, American
Journalists

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892, British
Writer
Joel Chandler HarrisJoel Chandler Harris
09 December 1848, American
Journalist
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899, British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
19 December 1875, American
Journalist, Historian

Max Aitken, 1st Baron BeaverbrookMax Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
25 May 1879, Canadian, British
Newspaper publisher

Clara ZetkinClara Zetkin
05 July 1857, German
Politician, Journalist, Feminist
Victoria Claflin WoodhullVictoria Woodhull
23 September 1838, American
Politician

Gabriele D'AnnunzioGabriele D'Annunzio
12 March 1863, Italian
Poet

Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871, American
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12 August 1885, Australian
War correspondent
Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux
06 May 1868, French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25 October 1886, Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,
Alfred Damon RunyonDamon Runyon
04 October 1880, American
Writer

Theodor HeussTheodor Heuss
31 January 1884, German
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist
Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
05 May 1846, Polish
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15 October 1878, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
16 October 1854, Czech, German
Philosopher

Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas
07 April 1890, American
Journalist

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Artist

Arthur RansomeArthur Ransome
18 January 1884, British
Author

Raymond PoincaréRaymond Poincaré
20 August 1860, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
James M. CoxJames M. Cox
31 March 1870, American
Politician

WeegeeWeegee
12 June 1899, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Henry LuceHenry Luce
03 April 1898, American
Journalist, Publisher

Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
19 October 1895, American
Architect, Historian of technology, Historian,
Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Ben HechtBen Hecht
28 February 1893, American
Screenwriter
Constantine P. CavafyConstantine P. Cavafy
29 April 1863, Egyptian, Greek, British
Poet, Writer, Civil servant, Journalist

Carlo CollodiCarlo Collodi
24 November 1826, Italian
Writer

Adolphe ThiersAdolphe Thiers
15 April 1797, French
Politician
B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
31 October 1895, British
Journalist, Military historian, Historian, Writer

Béla KunBéla Kun
20 February 1886, Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
Lysander SpoonerLysander Spooner
19 January 1808, American
Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher

Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890, Bulgarian, German
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
08 October 1879, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard
19 June 1856, American
Journalist, Philosopher, Publisher, Writer

Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et KossuthfalvaLajos Kossuth
16 September 1802, Hungarian
Lawyer
George S. KaufmanGeorge S. Kaufman
16 November 1889, American
Theatre director, Screenwriter, Journalist,

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

Fukuzawa YukichiFukuzawa Yukichi
10 January 1835, Japanese
Writer, Teacher, Educationist, Philosopher,

Charles DowCharles Dow
06 November 1851, American
Journalist
Karl RadekKarl Radek
31 October 1885, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Hayim Nahman BialikHayim Nahman Bialik
09 January 1873, Russian
Writer

Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
09 October 1881, German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,

George Washington WilliamsGeorge Washington Williams
16 October 1849, American
Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister,

Robbie RossRobbie Ross
25 May 1869, Canadian, French, British
Journalist
Henry W. GradyHenry W. Grady
24 May 1850, American
Journalist

Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
29 June 1883, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

E. H. CarrE. H. Carr
28 June 1892, British
Historian, Journalist, Diplomat, Writer, Political

Hu ShihHu Shih
17 December 1891, Taiwanese
Diplomat, Professor, Journalist

James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
22 February 1819, American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,
Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis
18 November 1882, British
Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist

Walter BagehotWalter Bagehot
03 February 1826, British
Journalist, Economist, Political scientist,
Dorothy ThompsonDorothy Thompson
09 July 1893, American
Journalist, Writer

Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802, British
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,
Elijah LovejoyElijah Parish Lovejoy
09 November 1802, American
Journalist
Edmund WilsonEdmund Wilson
08 May 1895, American
Journalist, Poet, Playwright, Literary critic,