Person    | Female  Born 4/5/1925  Died 17/8/1982

Ruth First

South African freedom fighter. Born Johannesburg. Married Slovo in 1949. Killed by a parcel bomb addressed to her in Mozambique where she was living in exile.

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Ruth First

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First & Slovo

Unveiled by Mandela.

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Daily Courant

Daily Courant

First daily newspaper to be published in England. Published by Elixabeth Mallet from rooms above the White Hart in Fleet Street. 2022: Londonist, rightly, draws attention to the fact that this, Br...

Media, Journalism / Publishing

2 memorials
Darcus Howe

Darcus Howe

Broadcaster, writer and civil liberties campaigner. Born as Leighton Rhett Radford Howe in Moruga, Trinidad. He moved to England at the age of 18 and initially studied law before moving to journali...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Race Issues, TV & Radio, Caribbean Islands

2 memorials
Joseph Whitaker

Joseph Whitaker

Born in London, apprenticed to a bookseller aged fourteen. With experience of a number of firms he set up his own publishing business. 1858 launched The Bookseller. 1869 published the first issue o...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Henry Brooks Adams

Henry Brooks Adams

Apart from the fact that he won a Pulitzer for "Education of Henry Adams," 1919, all that the web can supply for him is quotations. You might have better luck. We published this plaque in 2009 and...

Person, Education, History, Journalism / Publishing, USA

1 memorial
Evening Standard

Evening Standard

Founded as The Standard it was first printed at 5 New Bridge Street, Blackfriars. May 2024: Londonist reported: "Evening Standard To End Its Daily Newspaper ... the Standard's new-look weekly will...

Group, Journalism / Publishing

3 memorials