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

Sir William Howard Russell

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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Sir William Howard Russell

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Mary Seacole statue

The statue is lit at night and the shadow of the figure on the bronze disk ph...

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Builder / Building

Builder / Building

Architectural journal created by Joseph Hansom as 'The Builder', renamed 'Building' in 1966 and still going strong. Edited by Hansom and then Alfred Bartholomew, it became successful and well-respe...

Media, Architecture, Journalism / Publishing, Property

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Allen Lane

Allen Lane

Publisher. Born as Allen Lane Wlliams in Bristol. His uncle was John Lane, founder of the Bodley Head publishing house who took him into the business. By 1930 he had risen to the position of chairm...

Person, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
'All the Year Round'

'All the Year Round'

Charles Dickens' magazine.

Media, Journalism / Publishing

2 memorials
Hogarth Press

Hogarth Press

Publishing house founded by Leonard and Virginia Woolf. It grew from a hobby to become a business, publishing the works of the members of the Bloomsbury Group and books on psychoanalysis and foreig...

Group, Journalism / Publishing

1 memorial
Baron Paul Julius Reuter

Baron Paul Julius Reuter

Pioneer of telegraphy and news reporting. Born Kassel, Germany as Israel Josaphat. He set up a pigeon post service between Aachen and Brussels. Attracted by the establishment of the Dover-Calais t...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, France, Germany

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