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
Nellie BlyNellie Bly
05 May 1864, American
Journalist

Marcelo H. del PilarMarcelo H. del Pilar
30 August 1850, Filipino
Writer

Horace GreeleyHorace Greeley
03 February 1811, American
Journalist

Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
07 April 1897, American
Journalist, Radio Personality
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

Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841, British, American, Welsh
Explorer
Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
10 April 1847, Hungarian
Journalist & Publisher

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
05 November 1857, American
Journalist

Henry AdamsHenry Adams
16 February 1838, American
Historian

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

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15 October 1889, American
Humorist
Bret Harte Bret Harte
25 August 1836, American
Author & Poet

Kurt EisnerKurt Eisner
14 May 1867, German
Statesman

Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19 January 1887, American
American critic
Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist
Christopher MorleyChristopher Morley
05 May 1890, American
Journalist, Novelist

Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872, British
British Journalist & Author

C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
26 October 1846, British
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'
Don MarquisDon Marquis
29 July 1878, American
Humorist

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Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich
11 November 1836, American
Poet & Novelist
Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
15 November 1881, American
Journalist

Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence
31 October 1825, Australian
Author, Journalist & Politician

Mary Ann Shadd CaryMary Ann Shadd
09 October 1823, Canadian, American
Activist

Ali KemalAli Kemal
07 September 1867, Turkish
Journalist
Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
05 December 1886, American
Journalists
Victoria WoodhullVictoria Woodhull
23 September 1838, American
Politician

Henry Jarvis RaymondHenry Jarvis Raymond
24 January 1820, American
Journalist

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892, British
Writer

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12 August 1885, Australian
War correspondent
Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,

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

William WalkerWilliam Walker
08 May 1824, American
President

Carlos P. RomuloCarlos P. Romulo
14 January 1899, Filipino
Diplomat

Ben HechtBen Hecht
28 February 1893, American
Screenwriter
Victor NoirVictor Noir
27 July 1848, French
Journalist

Max Aitken, 1st Baron BeaverbrookMax Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
25 May 1879, Canadian, British
Newspaper publisher
Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871, American
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,

James M. CoxJames M. Cox
31 March 1870, American
Politician

Mihai EminescuMihai Eminescu
15 January 1850, Romanian
Poet
Carlo CollodiCarlo Collodi
24 November 1826, Italian
Writer

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

WeegeeWeegee
12 June 1899, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899, British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

George S. KaufmanGeorge S. Kaufman
16 November 1889, American
Theatre director, Screenwriter, Journalist,

Joel Chandler HarrisJoel Chandler Harris
09 December 1848, American
Journalist
Robbie RossRobbie Ross
25 May 1869, Canadian, French, British
Journalist

Raymond PoincaréRaymond Poincaré
20 August 1860, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
16 October 1854, Czech, German
Philosopher

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

Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer
Hayim Nahman BialikHayim Nahman Bialik
09 January 1873, Russian
Writer

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15 October 1878, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Charles DowCharles Dow
06 November 1851, American
Journalist

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
08 October 1879, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Constantine P. CavafyConstantine P. Cavafy
29 April 1863, Egyptian, Greek, British
Poet, Writer, Civil servant, Journalist

David WalkerDavid Walker
28 September 1796, American
Writer

Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
19 October 1895, American
Architect, Historian of technology, Historian,
E. H. CarrE. H. Carr
28 June 1892, British
Historian, Journalist, Diplomat, Writer, Political

Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et KossuthfalvaLajos Kossuth
16 September 1802, Hungarian
Lawyer
Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
19 December 1875, American
Journalist, Historian

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Artist

Walter BagehotWalter Bagehot
03 February 1826, British
Journalist, Economist, Political scientist,

Fukuzawa YukichiFukuzawa Yukichi
10 January 1835, Japanese
Writer, Teacher, Educationist, Philosopher,
Henry LuceHenry Luce
03 April 1898, American
Journalist, Publisher
Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890, Bulgarian, German
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician

Adolphe ThiersAdolphe Thiers
15 April 1797, French
Politician

Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802, British
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31 October 1885, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
George Washington WilliamsGeorge Washington Williams
16 October 1849, American
Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister,

Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard
19 June 1856, American
Journalist, Philosopher, Publisher, Writer

Errico MalatestaErrico Malatesta
14 December 1853, Italian
Activist, Writer, Revolutionary, Journalist, Trade

James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
22 February 1819, American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,

Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux
06 May 1868, French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter
Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas
07 April 1890, American
Journalist

Béla KunBéla Kun
20 February 1886, Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
09 October 1881, German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,

Harold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount RothermereHarold Sidney Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere
26 April 1868, British
Publisher
Arthur RansomeArthur Ransome
18 January 1884, British
Author
Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis
18 November 1882, British
Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist