19th Century Journalists
Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Journalists, including Dorothy Day, Jack London, Nellie Bly, Friedrich Engels and Theodor Herzl.
Pauline Pfeiffer Pauline Pfeiffer
22 July 1895, American
Journalist & Second Wife of Ernest Hemingway
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

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

Alfred DouglasAlfred Douglas
22 October 1870, British
Poet
Henry Morton StanleyHenry Morton Stanley
28 January 1841, British, American, Welsh
Explorer

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

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
08 November 1897, American
 
E. B. WhiteE. B. White
11 July 1899, American
Writer

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

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

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

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet

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

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

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist
Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary

Christopher MorleyChristopher Morley
05 May 1890, American
Journalist, Novelist

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

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Thomas Bailey AldrichThomas Bailey Aldrich
11 November 1836, American
Poet & Novelist
C.P. ScottC.P. Scott
26 October 1846, British
Former Editor of 'The Guardian'

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

Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
15 November 1881, American
Journalist

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

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

William WalkerWilliam Walker
08 May 1824, American
President

Victoria WoodhullVictoria Woodhull
23 September 1838, American
Politician
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899, British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

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

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12 August 1885, Australian
War correspondent

Dietrich EckartDietrich Eckart
23 March 1868, German
Poet

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

Adolphe ThiersAdolphe Thiers
15 April 1797, French
Politician
Mihai EminescuMihai Eminescu
15 January 1850, Romanian
Poet

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

Joel Chandler HarrisJoel Chandler Harris
09 December 1848, American
Journalist
Ben HechtBen Hecht
28 February 1893, American
Screenwriter

Francis P. BlairFrancis P. Blair
12 April 1791, American
Journalist
Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

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

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

WeegeeWeegee
12 June 1899, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15 October 1878, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Jenny LonguetJenny Longuet
01 May 1844, French
Journalist

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

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

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
08 October 1879, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et KossuthfalvaLajos Kossuth
16 September 1802, Hungarian
Lawyer

Henry LuceHenry Luce
03 April 1898, American
Journalist, Publisher
Harriet MartineauHarriet Martineau
12 June 1802, British
Linguist, Journalist, Economist, Historian,

Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
05 May 1846, Polish
Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Journalist

Alfred Damon RunyonDamon Runyon
04 October 1880, American
Writer
Fukuzawa YukichiFukuzawa Yukichi
10 January 1835, Japanese
Writer, Teacher, Educationist, Philosopher,

Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
16 October 1854, Czech, German
Philosopher
Gregorio López y FuentesGregorio López y Fuentes
17 November 1895, Mexican
Novelist

Hayim Nahman BialikHayim Nahman Bialik
09 January 1873, Russian
Writer

George S. KaufmanGeorge S. Kaufman
16 November 1889, American
Theatre director, Screenwriter, Journalist,
James M. CoxJames M. Cox
31 March 1870, American
Politician

Carlo CollodiCarlo Collodi
24 November 1826, Italian
Writer
Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890, Bulgarian, German
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician

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

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,
David WalkerDavid Walker
28 September 1796, American
Writer
George Washington WilliamsGeorge Washington Williams
16 October 1849, American
Soldier, Historian, Diplomat, Writer, Minister,

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

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Artist

Lothrop StoddardLothrop Stoddard
29 June 1883, American
Anthropologist, Political scientist, Historian,
Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
1851 AD
Journalist

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

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

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

James Russell LowellJames Russell Lowell
22 February 1819, American
Poet, Diplomat, Essayist, Writer, Literary critic,
Isabelo de los ReyesIsabelo de los Reyes
07 July 1864, Filipino
Linguist, Journalist, Trade unionist

Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard
19 June 1856, American
Journalist, Philosopher, Publisher, Writer
Naim FrasheriNaim Frasheri
25 May 1846, Albanian
Historian

Wyndham LewisWyndham Lewis
18 November 1882, British
Painter, Writer, Journalist, Editor, Novelist
Victor KlempererVictor Klemperer
09 October 1881, German
Linguist, Politician, Writer, Autobiographer,
Gaston LerouxGaston Leroux
06 May 1868, French
Journalist, Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter