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With 127 biographies, Journalists are the 55th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Fencers, Comic Artists, and Linguists.

Pantheon has 145 people classified as journalists born between 1760 and 2000. Of these 145, 56 (38.62%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living journalists include Sebastião Salgado, Julian Assange, and Beate Klarsfeld. The most famous deceased journalists include Robert Capa, Richard Sorge, and Oriana Fallaci. As of April 2022, 18 new journalists have been added to Pantheon including Robbie Ross, Aris Velouchiotis, and Yuri Bezmenov.

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Newly Added Journalists (2022)

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Most journalists were born in United States (40), United Kingdom (19), and France (9). By city, the most common birth places were New York City (3), Philadelphia (3), and Washington, D.C. (3).The most common death places of journalists were United States (24), United Kingdom (10), and France (8). By city, these were London (4), Moscow (3), and New York City (3).

The earliest biographies classified as journalists in Pantheon are Ramón Emeterio Betances, François Mignet, and François-Noël Babeuf.  The concentration of journalists was largest during the Television Era, which lasted from 1950 to 1989. Some birth or death locations for earlier journalists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Journalists were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Journalists since 1700.

Journalists are found within the Humanities domain which also includes Writers, Philosophers, Historians, Linguists, and Critics.