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

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
10 April 1847, Hungarian
Journalist & Publisher

H. L. MenckenH. L. Mencken
12 September 1880, 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
Dorothy DayDorothy Day
08 November 1897, American
 

Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
23 September 1889, American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864, Australian
Poet

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
07 April 1897, American
Journalist, Radio Personality
Pauline Pfeiffer Pauline Pfeiffer
22 July 1895, American
Journalist & Second Wife of Ernest Hemingway

James ThurberJames Thurber
08 December 1894, American
Cartoonist, Author, Journalist & Playwright
Margaret FullerMargaret Fuller
23 May 1810, American
 

Henry AdamsHenry Adams
16 February 1838, American
Historian

Katherine Anne PorterKatherine Anne Porter
15 May 1890, American
Journalist, Essayist, Writer, Novelist
Bret Harte Bret Harte
25 August 1836, American
Author & Poet

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15 October 1889, American
Humorist
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
Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872, British
British Journalist & Author

Christopher MorleyChristopher Morley
05 May 1890, American
Journalist, Novelist
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

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet
Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
15 November 1881, American
Journalist
C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
26 October 1846, British
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'

ColetteColette
28 January 1873, French
Novelist, Ghostwriter, Journalist, Writer,

G. K. ChestertonG. K. Chesterton
29 May 1874, British
Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Autobiographer,

Abul Kalam AzadAbul Kalam Azad
11 November 1888, Indian
Politician, Journalist
Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
02 May 1860, Hungarian
Journalist, Writer, Poet lawyer, Lawyer,

Stefan ZweigStefan Zweig
28 November 1881, Austrian, British
Writer, Translator, Journalist, Playwright, Poet,

Dorothea LangeDorothea Lange
26 May 1895, American
Journalist, Photographer, Artist, Photojournalist

Max StirnerMax Stirner
25 October 1806, German
Philosopher, Journalist, Writer, Anarchist

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Vera BrittainVera Brittain
29 December 1893, British
Nurse, Writer, Poet, Novelist, Feminist, Pacifist,
Pierre-Joseph ProudhonPierre-Joseph Proudhon
15 January 1809, French
Economist, Sociologist, Politician, Journalist,

Horace GreeleyHorace Greeley
03 February 1811, American
Journalist, Politician, Publisher, Editor
Wilfrid LaurierWilfrid Laurier
20 November 1841, Canadian
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
05 November 1857, American
Journalist, Writer, Biographer

Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
05 May 1846, Polish
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist
Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871, American
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,

Mary McLeod BethuneMary McLeod Bethune
10 July 1875, American
Teacher, Journalist, Politician
Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas
07 April 1890, American
Journalist, Feminist

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist

Harold NicolsonHarold Nicolson
21 November 1886, British
Horticulturist, Politician, Diplomat, Diarist,

WeegeeWeegee
12 June 1899, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Mathew BradyMathew Brady
18 May 1822, American
Photographer, War photographer, Photojournalist,
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899, British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12 August 1885, Australian
War correspondent

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25 October 1886, Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,

Robert RipleyRobert Ripley
25 December 1890, American
Anthropologist, Journalist
Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Walter DurantyWalter Duranty
25 May 1884, British
Journalist
Theodor HeussTheodor Heuss
31 January 1884, German
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

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

Carlo CollodiCarlo Collodi
24 November 1826, Italian
Writer, Journalist, Novelist, Children's writer
Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
19 October 1895, American
Architect, Historian of technology, Historian,

Marcelo H. del PilarMarcelo H. del Pilar
30 August 1850, Filipino
Journalist, Writer
Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

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

Constantine P. CavafyConstantine P. Cavafy
29 April 1863, Egyptian, Greek, British
Poet, Writer, Civil servant, Journalist
E. H. CarrE. H. Carr
28 June 1892, British
Historian, Journalist, Diplomat, Writer, Political

Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802, British
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,
Raymond PoincaréRaymond Poincaré
20 August 1860, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Béla KunBéla Kun
20 February 1886, Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux
06 May 1868, French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter

Henry LuceHenry Luce
03 April 1898, American
Journalist, Publisher
Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15 October 1878, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
George Washington WilliamsGeorge Washington Williams
16 October 1849, American
Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister,

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

Lysander SpoonerLysander Spooner
19 January 1808, American
Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher

Adolphe ThiersAdolphe Thiers
15 April 1797, French
Lawyer, Politician, Journalist, Historian, Writer
Mark Van DorenMark Van Doren
13 June 1894, American
Poet, Autobiographer, Literary critic, University

Max BrodMax Brod
27 May 1884, Czech, Israeli
Linguist, Composer, Pianist, Novelist, Translator,

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31 October 1885, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

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

Clara ZetkinClara Zetkin
05 July 1857, German
Politician, Journalist, Feminist
Carter G. WoodsonCarter G. Woodson
19 December 1875, American
Journalist, Historian

B. H. Liddell HartB. H. Liddell Hart
31 October 1895, British
Journalist, Military historian, Historian, Writer
Jean-Baptiste SayJean-Baptiste Say
05 January 1767, French
Economist, Politician, Writer, Professor,

Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis
18 November 1882, British
Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist

Dolores IbárruriDolores Ibárruri
09 December 1895, Spanish
Politician, Journalist
Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
08 October 1879, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist

Caresse CrosbyCaresse Crosby
20 April 1891, American
Publisher, Writer, Socialite, Poet, Memoirist,
Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
29 June 1883, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

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

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

Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
09 October 1881, German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,
George S. KaufmanGeorge S. Kaufman
16 November 1889, American
Theatre director, Screenwriter, Journalist,

Bharatendu HarishchandraBharatendu Harishchandra
09 September 1850, Indian
Actor, Journalist, Writer, Poet
Kenneth BurkeKenneth Burke
05 May 1897, American
Philosopher, Literary critic, University teacher,

Abraham KuyperAbraham Kuyper
29 October 1837
Journalist, Theologian, Politician, University

Edmund WilsonEdmund Wilson
08 May 1895, American
Journalist, Poet, Playwright, Literary critic,

Kurt EisnerKurt Eisner
14 May 1867, German
Politician, Writer, Journalist
Jacob BurckhardtJacob Burckhardt
25 May 1818, Swiss
Art historian, Historian of the modern age,