Joseph Pulitzer

1847 - 1911

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Joseph Pulitzer ( PUUL-it-sər; born József Pulitzer; Hungarian: [ˈjoːʒɛf ˈpulit͡sɛr]; April 10, 1847 – October 29, 1911) was a Hungarian-born American newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the New York World. He became a leading national figure in the Democratic Party and was elected congressman from New York. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Pulitzer has received more than 1,350,435 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Joseph Pulitzer is the 5th most popular journalist (up from 6th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Hungary (up from 41st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Hungarian Journalist.

Joseph Pulitzer was a Hungarian-born American newspaper publisher. He is most famous for founding the Pulitzer Prize, which is given annually to honor excellence in journalism.

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Among journalists, Joseph Pulitzer ranks 5 out of 129Before him are Robert Capa, Richard Sorge, Oriana Fallaci, and François-Noël Babeuf. After him are Gianni Rodari, Gerda Taro, Sebastião Salgado, Dorothea Lange, John Reed, Julian Assange, and Anna Politkovskaya.

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Among people born in 1847, Joseph Pulitzer ranks 9Before him are Paul von Hindenburg, Bram Stoker, Jesse James, Maria Feodorovna, Auguste Escoffier, and Otto Wallach. After him are Duchess Sophie Charlotte in Bavaria, Ferdinand Walsin Esterhazy, Georges Sorel, Max Liebermann, Jens Peter Jacobsen, and Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia. Among people deceased in 1911, Joseph Pulitzer ranks 6Before him are Gustav Mahler, Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Wilhelm Dilthey, Francis Galton, and Alfred Binet. After him are Paul Lafargue, Pyotr Stolypin, Emilio Salgari, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Georg Jellinek, and Maria Pia of Savoy.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Joseph Pulitzer ranks 32 out of 696Before him are Andrew II of Hungary (1175), Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (1868), Edward Teller (1908), Dennis Gabor (1900), László Bíró (1899), and László Kubala (1927). After him are Sándor Kocsis (1929), Elizabeth of Luxembourg (1409), Emmerich Kálmán (1882), Zoltán Kodály (1882), Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778), and Imre Lakatos (1922).

Among JOURNALISTS In Hungary

Among journalists born in Hungary, Joseph Pulitzer ranks 2Before him are Robert Capa (1913).