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Sir William Howard Russell

Person  Male  Born 28/3/1820  Died 11/2/1907

Categories: Journalism / Publishing

Countries: Ireland

War correspondent. Born near Dublin. 1841 began in journalism, came to London, studied for the bar and became attached to The Times. As a war reporter he covered: the Crimean War, the Indian Rebellion, the American Civil War, the Austro-Prussian War, and the Franco-Prussian War. HIs reports from the Crimea were widely read and influential. Knighted in 1895. Died at his home, 202 Cromwell Road.

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{Incised on the terrace in front of the statue:} Mary Seacole, nurse of the C...

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