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Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe

1865 - 1922

Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe

Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (15 July 1865 – 14 August 1922), was a British newspaper and publishing magnate. As owner of the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror, he was an early developer of popular journalism, and he exercised vast influence over British popular opinion during the Edwardian era. Lord Beaverbrook said he was "the greatest figure who ever strode down Fleet Street." About the beginning of the 20th century there were increasing attempts to develop popular journalism intended for the working class and tending to emphasize sensational topics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe has received more than 215,501 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 370th most popular businessperson.

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  • 19

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Among businesspeople, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe ranks 376 out of 481Before him are Yolanda Hadid, Milton S. Hershey, Alexey Miller, Meg Whitman, Chad Hurley, and Paddy Lowe. After him are Eric Trump, John Warnock, Jim Walton, Christian von Koenigsegg, Muhtar Kent, and Christy Walton.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1865, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe ranks 107Before him are Wilson Bentley, Silvije Strahimir Kranjčević, Charles Sands, Elise Richter, Leónidas Plaza, and Vladimir Bogoraz. After him are Albert Aurier and Walter Frederick Gale. Among people deceased in 1922, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe ranks 93Before him are William Christie, Berthold Delbrück, Elizabeth Jane Gardner, August Palm, John Moresby, and Patrick Manson. After him are Cathal Brugha, Henry Lawson, Vilma Hugonnai, William Desmond Taylor, A. V. Dicey, and Lyman Abbott.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe ranks 214 out of 366Before him are Peter Sutherland (1946), Robert O'Hara Burke (1821), Owen Moore (1886), Colm Tóibín (1955), Michael Scott (1959), and Robert Emmet (1778). After him are Cathal Brugha (1874), Charles Haughey (1925), John Joly (1857), Albert Reynolds (1932), Louis Walsh (1952), and Jack Lynch (1917).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In Ireland

Among businesspeople born in Ireland, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe ranks 4Before him are Arthur Guinness (1725), Eddie Jordan (1948), and Tim O'Reilly (1954).

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