19th Century Journalists
Find out more about the greatest 19th Century Journalists, including Dorothy Day, Jack London, Nellie Bly, Friedrich Engels and Theodor Herzl.
William Randolph HearstWilliam Randolph Hearst
29 April 1863, American
Newspaper Baron
Rudyard KiplingRudyard Kipling
30 December 1865, British
Journalist, Poet & Novelist

Pauline Pfeiffer Pauline Pfeiffer
22 July 1895, American
Journalist & Second Wife of Ernest Hemingway

Theodor HerzlTheodor Herzl
02 May 1860, Austrian, Hungarian
Journalist

Jack LondonJack London
12 January 1876, American
Novelist & Journalist

Ida B. WellsIda B. Wells
16 July 1862, American
Journalist
Nellie BlyNellie Bly
05 May 1864, American
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
 
E. B. WhiteE. B. White
11 July 1899, American
Writer

Horace GreeleyHorace Greeley
03 February 1811, American
Journalist

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

Dorothy DayDorothy Day
08 November 1897, American
 

Joseph PulitzerJoseph Pulitzer
10 April 1847, Hungarian
Journalist & Publisher
Walter WinchellWalter Winchell
07 April 1897, American
Journalist, Radio Personality

John ReedJohn Reed
22 October 1887, American
Journalist, Poet

Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg
06 January 1878, American
Writer & Editor

Banjo PatersonBanjo Paterson
17 February 1864, Australian
Poet
Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann
23 September 1889, American
First to introduce the concept of Cold War

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

Robert BenchleyRobert Benchley
15 October 1889, American
Humorist

Ida TarbellIda Tarbell
05 November 1857, American
Journalist
Margaret FullerMargaret Fuller
23 May 1810, American
 

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

Kurt EisnerKurt Eisner
14 May 1867, German
Statesman

Giuseppe UngarettiGiuseppe Ungaretti
08 February 1888, Italian
Poet, Essayist
Alexander WoollcottAlexander Woollcott
19 January 1887, American
American critic

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Hristo BotevHristo Botev
06 January 1848, Bulgarian
Bulgarian Revolutionary
Christopher MorleyChristopher Morley
05 May 1890, American
Journalist, Novelist

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

Don MarquisDon Marquis
29 July 1878, American
Humorist

Norman AngellNorman Angell
26 December 1872, British
British Journalist & Author
Catherine Helen Spence Catherine Helen Spence
31 October 1825, Australian
Author, Journalist & Politician
Franklin Pierce AdamsFranklin Pierce Adams
15 November 1881, American
Journalist

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

Ali KemalAli Kemal
07 September 1867, Turkish
Journalist

Vita Sackville-WestVita Sackville-West
09 March 1892, British
Writer
Rose Wilder LaneRose Wilder Lane
05 December 1886, American
Journalists

William WalkerWilliam Walker
08 May 1824, American
President

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

Keith MurdochKeith Murdoch
12 August 1885, Australian
War correspondent

Victoria WoodhullVictoria Woodhull
23 September 1838, American
Politician
Henry Jarvis RaymondHenry Jarvis Raymond
24 January 1820, American
Journalist

Dietrich EckartDietrich Eckart
23 March 1868, German
Poet
Stephen CraneStephen Crane
01 November 1871, American
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Baseball player,

Adolphe ThiersAdolphe Thiers
15 April 1797, French
Politician

Chen DuxiuChen Duxiu
08 October 1879, Chinese
Politician, Professor, Philosopher, Journalist
Kalki KrishnamurthyKalki Krishnamurthy
09 September 1899, Indian
Screenwriter, Journalist, Writer

Hayim Nahman BialikHayim Nahman Bialik
09 January 1873, Russian
Writer
Harold AbrahamsHarold Abrahams
15 December 1899, British
Athletics competitor, Sprinter, Lawyer, Journalist

José Carlos MariáteguiJosé Carlos Mariátegui
14 June 1894, Peruvian
Sociologist

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

Joel Chandler HarrisJoel Chandler Harris
09 December 1848, American
Journalist

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud
15 October 1878, French
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist
Mihai EminescuMihai Eminescu
15 January 1850, Romanian
Poet

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

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

Leopold von Sacher-MasochLeopold von Sacher-Masoch
27 January 1836, Austrian
Writer
Otto StrasserOtto Strasser
10 September 1897, German
Journalist, Politician, Writer

WeegeeWeegee
12 June 1899, American
Photographer, Photojournalist, Journalist
Ben HechtBen Hecht
28 February 1893, American
Screenwriter

Jenny LonguetJenny Longuet
01 May 1844, French
Journalist

Alfred Damon RunyonDamon Runyon
04 October 1880, American
Writer
Carlos P. RomuloCarlos P. Romulo
14 January 1899, Filipino
Diplomat

Henryk SienkiewiczHenryk Sienkiewicz
05 May 1846, Polish
Journalist
Lysander SpoonerLysander Spooner
19 January 1808, American
Lawyer, Journalist, Essayist, Philosopher

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

Emma LazarusEmma Lazarus
22 July 1849, American
Poet, Writer, Journalist
Gregorio López y FuentesGregorio López y Fuentes
17 November 1895, Mexican
Novelist

Carlo CollodiCarlo Collodi
24 November 1826, Italian
Writer
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

Karl KautskyKarl Kautsky
16 October 1854, Czech, German
Philosopher

Karl RadekKarl Radek
31 October 1885, Austrian, Polish
Politician, University teacher, Journalist
Yevgeny ZamyatinYevgeny Zamyatin
01 February 1884, Russian
Novelist
Georges SorelGeorges Sorel
02 November 1847, French
Historian

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
12 June 1892, American
Artist

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

Fukuzawa YukichiFukuzawa Yukichi
10 January 1835, Japanese
Writer, Teacher, Educationist, Philosopher,
Constantine P. CavafyConstantine P. Cavafy
29 April 1863, Greek
Poet

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

Henry LuceHenry Luce
03 April 1898, American
Journalist, Publisher

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

Lucy ParsonsLucy Parsons
1851 AD
Journalist
Lajos Kossuth de Udvard et KossuthfalvaLajos Kossuth
16 September 1802, Hungarian
Lawyer

James M. CoxJames M. Cox
31 March 1870, American
Politician
Louise MichelLouise Michel
29 May 1830, French
Journalist

Lewis MumfordLewis Mumford
19 October 1895, American
Architect, Historian of technology, Historian,
Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard
19 June 1856, American
Journalist, Philosopher, Publisher, Writer
E. H. CarrE. H. Carr
28 June 1892, British
Historian, Journalist, Diplomat, Writer, Political