With 100 biographies, Journalists are the 53rd most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Celebrities, Gymnasts, and Linguists.

Pantheon has 101 people classified as journalists born between 1760 and 2000. Of these 101, 36 (35.64%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living journalists include Julian Assange, Sebastião Salgado, and Jeremy Clarkson. The most famous deceased journalists include Robert Capa, Oriana Fallaci, and François-Noël Babeuf.

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Most journalists were born in United States (28), United Kingdom (11), and Germany (6). By city, the most common birth places were Baku (2), Stuttgart (2), and New York City (2).The most common death places of journalists were United States (18), United Kingdom (5), and France (4). By city, these were Moscow (3), New York City (3), and Rome (2).

The earliest biographies classified as journalists in Pantheon are Pavlo Chubynsky, 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.