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

Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
02 May 1860, Austrian, Hungarian
Journalist

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

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

Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
07 April 1897, American
Journalist, Radio Personality
Dorothy DayDorothy Day
08 November 1897, American
 

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

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

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

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
05 November 1857, American
Journalist

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864, Australian
Poet

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

James ThurberJames Thurber
08 December 1894, American
Cartoonist, Author, Journalist & Playwright
Henry AdamsHenry Adams
16 February 1838, American
Historian

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

Christopher MorleyChristopher Morley
05 May 1890, American
Journalist, Novelist
Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872, British
British Journalist & Author

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist
Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich
11 November 1836, American
Poet & Novelist

Don MarquisDon Marquis
29 July 1878, American
Humorist

Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence
31 October 1825, Australian
Author, Journalist & Politician
John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet

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Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
15 November 1881, American
Journalist
Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet

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

Ali KemalAli Kemal
07 September 1867, Turkish
Journalist

Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
05 December 1886, American
Journalists
Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892, British
Writer
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899, British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12 August 1885, Australian
War correspondent

Victoria Claflin WoodhullVictoria Woodhull
23 September 1838, American
Politician

Gabriele D'AnnunzioGabriele D'Annunzio
12 March 1863, Italian
Poet
Joel Chandler HarrisJoel Chandler Harris
09 December 1848, American
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

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Artist

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist
Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871, American
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,

Karl PolanyiKarl Polanyi
25 October 1886, Hungarian
Economist, Anthropologist, Economic historian,
Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

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

WeegeeWeegee
12 June 1899, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist
Alfred Damon RunyonDamon Runyon
04 October 1880, American
Writer

Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer
Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
16 October 1854, Czech, German
Philosopher

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

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

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

Carlo CollodiCarlo Collodi
24 November 1826, Italian
Writer
Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
29 June 1883, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,

Malcolm CampbellMalcolm Campbell
11 March 1885, British
Journalist, Racecar driver

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

Marjory Stoneman DouglasMarjory Stoneman Douglas
07 April 1890, American
Journalist
Constantine P. CavafyConstantine P. Cavafy
29 April 1863, Egyptian, Greek, British
Poet, Writer, Civil servant, Journalist

Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
19 October 1895, American
Architect, Historian of technology, Historian,
Raymond PoincaréRaymond Poincaré
20 August 1860, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15 October 1878, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Ben HechtBen Hecht
28 February 1893, American
Screenwriter
Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard
19 June 1856, American
Journalist, Philosopher, Publisher, Writer

Carlos P. RomuloCarlos P. Romulo
14 January 1899, Filipino
Diplomat
Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
05 May 1846, Polish
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist

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

Henry LuceHenry Luce
03 April 1898, American
Journalist, Publisher
Karl RadekKarl Radek
31 October 1885, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist

Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890, Bulgarian, German
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician
Adolphe ThiersAdolphe Thiers
15 April 1797, French
Politician

Robbie RossRobbie Ross
25 May 1869, Canadian, French, British
Journalist

Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et KossuthfalvaLajos Kossuth
16 September 1802, Hungarian
Lawyer

Béla KunBéla Kun
20 February 1886, Hungarian
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist
E. H. CarrE. H. Carr
28 June 1892, British
Historian, Journalist, Diplomat, Writer, Political
Luis Muñoz MarínLuis Muñoz Marín
18 February 1898, Puerto Rican
Journalist

Mihai EminescuMihai Eminescu
15 January 1850, Romanian
Poet

Hayim Nahman BialikHayim Nahman Bialik
09 January 1873, Russian
Writer

Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
09 October 1881, German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,
Errico MalatestaErrico Malatesta
14 December 1853, Italian
Activist, Writer, Revolutionary, Journalist, Trade

Arthur RansomeArthur Ransome
18 January 1884, British
Author

Clara ZetkinClara Zetkin
05 July 1857, German
Politician, Journalist, Feminist

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
08 October 1879, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist

James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
22 February 1819, American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,
Henry Jarvis RaymondHenry Jarvis Raymond
24 January 1820, American
Journalist

Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount MilnerAlfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner
23 March 1854, British
Diplomat
Edmund WilsonEdmund Wilson
08 May 1895, American
Journalist, Poet, Playwright, Literary critic,

Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux
06 May 1868, French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter
Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis
18 November 1882, British
Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist
Charles DowCharles Dow
06 November 1851, American
Journalist