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List of Famous Newspapers

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List of famous newspapers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top newspapers in the world? This includes the most prominent newspapers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable newspapers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic newspapers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned newspapers.

Warren G. Harding and Georges Clémenceau are included on this list along with many more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known newspapers to the lesser known newspapers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the newspaper field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous newspapers ever?" and "What are the names of famous newspapers?" then you're in the right place. (36 items)


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    Warren G. Harding
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    Warren Gamaliel Harding was the 29th President of the United States, a Republican from Ohio who served in the Ohio Senate and then in the United States Senate, where he played a minor role. With the Republican Party convention near deadlock, Harding was chosen as an inoffensive compromise candidate in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 58 (1865-1923)
    • Birthplace: Blooming Grove, Ohio, USA
    • Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Journalist, Newspaper
    • Credits: The Golden Twenties
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    Georges Clémenceau
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    Georges Benjamin Clemenceau was a French statesman who led the nation in the First World War. A leader of the Radical Party, he played a central role in politics during the Third Republic. Clemenceau served as the Prime Minister of France from 1906 to 1909, and again from 1917 to 1920. He was one of the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1841-1929)
    • Birthplace: Vendée, France
    • Profession: Statesman, Publisher, Newspaper, Physician
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    Charles Thomas Beaird was an industrialist, newspaper publisher, philanthropist, and civic leader from Shreveport in northwestern Louisiana. A self-identified "liberal Republican", Beaird was an early champion of civil rights legislation.more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1922-2006)
    • Birthplace: Shreveport, Area code 318, Caddo Parish, United States of America, United States, + more
    • Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Journalist
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    Robert Wilson Ewing III was a sports and underwater photographer for the Monroe News Star in Monroe, Louisiana. According to his obituary, Ewing performed free-lance work for National Geographic and the naturalist Jacques Cousteau. As the grandson of News Star founder Robert Wilson Ewing, I, he was a ...more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1935-2007)
    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Journalist, Newspaper, Photographer
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    Adras Paul LaBorde, I, was a reporter, managing editor, and columnist for the Alexandria Daily Town Talk, the largest newspaper in Central Louisiana. His career stretched from the mid-1940s into the early 1990s. An authority on 20th-century Louisiana government and politics, he wrote some ten thousand ...more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1912-1993)
    • Birthplace: Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Editor, Journalist, Newspaper, Writer
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    Kelly Miller
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    Kelly Miller was an African-American mathematician, sociologist, essayist, newspaper columnist, author, and an important figure in the intellectual life of black America for close to half a century. He was known as "The Bard of the Potomac" in his day.more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1863-1939)
    • Birthplace: Winnsboro, South Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Mathematician, Professor, Newspaper, Author, Essayist
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    Ned O'Neal Touchstone was a newspaper publisher who was a figure in the "Radical Right" in Louisiana politics during the 1960s. He was born in the village of Florien in Sabine Parish but resided in the Shreveport-Bossier City metropolitan area for most of his life. Touchstone was descended from Richard ...more

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    • Age: Died at 62 (1926-1988)
    • Birthplace: Florien, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Publisher, Politician, Journalist, Newspaper, Political Activist
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    Paul Simon
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    Paul Frederic Simon is an American musician, actor and singer-songwriter. Simon's fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel, formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote nearly all of the pair's songs, including three that reached No. 1 on the ...more

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    • Age: age 74
    • Birthplace: USA, Newark, New Jersey
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Annie Hall, Shampoo, The Great Buck Howard, The Rutles, Monterey Pop, + more
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    Louis Elwood Jenkins, Jr., known as Woody Jenkins, is a newspaper editor in Baton Rouge and Central City, Louisiana, who served as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1972 to 2000 and waged three unsuccessful races for the United States Senate in 1978, 1980, and 1996.more

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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Publisher, Businessperson, Politician, Journalist, Newspaper, + more
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    Graham Poll is an English former football referee in the Premier League and is considered the best English referee of the last 25 years in a list maintained by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics. With 26 years of experience, he was regarded as one of the most prominent ...more

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    • Age: age 52
    • Birthplace: Tring, England
    • Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Newspaper, Referee
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    Tom Colten
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    Arthur Thomas Colten, known as Tom Colten, was a Louisiana newspaperman and politician from the 1950s to the 1990s who rose from a small-town mayoralty position to head his state's Department of Transportation and Development under three governors from both parties. Colten was also active in the slow ...more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1922-2004)
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Publisher, Businessperson, Politician, Journalist, Newspaper
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    Michael Patrick "Mike" Dunne was an award-winning newspaper reporter, author, and professor in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, who later specialized in conservation issues. He exposed the dangers of "Cancer Alley", a term used to refer to Louisiana's petrochemical corridor. It was cancer that would cause ...more

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    • Age: Died at 58 (1949-2007)
    • Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Writer
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    Walter Edward Hussman, Sr., was a mass media magnate from Camden, Arkansas, whose holdings included six daily newspapers in Arkansas, several radio and television stations, including the NBC outlet KTAL-TV in Texarkana, Texas, and seventeen cable systems in four states.more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1906-1988)
    • Birthplace: Bland, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Journalist, Newspaper
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    Frank Russo Fulco, Sr., was a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Caddo Parish, having served from 1956 to 1972. He was a part of the Long faction and had once been a member of Long's popular Share Our Wealth Club. He was also a leader of the Italian-American community in ...more

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    • Age: Died at 91 (1908-1999)
    • Birthplace: Paincourtville, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Publisher, Businessperson, Politician, Newspaper
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    Douglas F. "Doug" Attaway, Jr., was the president and publisher from 1957 to 1976 of the defunct Shreveport Journal, a daily newspaper in northwest Louisiana. He was chairman of the board of KSLA-TV, the Shreveport CBS affiliate from 1966 until the channel was sold in 1979 to Viacom. He was a former ...more

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    • Age: Died at 84 (1910-1994)
    • Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Publisher, Businessperson, Journalist, Newspaper
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    William Jasper Blackburn was an American printer, publisher and politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from northwestern Louisiana from July 18, 1868, to March 3, 1869. A Republican during Reconstruction, he was elected to the Louisiana State Senate, serving from 1874 to ...more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1820-1899)
    • Birthplace: Arkansas, United States of America
    • Profession: Publisher, Newspaper, Printer
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    Edmund Graves Brown, Jr. was an American newspaper executive and a prominent member of the Ewing newspaper family of Louisiana. In 1952, after the deaths of two Ewing brothers, John D. Ewing and Wilson Ewing, Brown joined the management of the then family-owned Monroe News Star in Monroe, the seat of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 87 (1921-2008)
    • Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Newspaper
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    Kenneth Lee "Ken" Dixon, was a prominent journalist who reported, edited, and penned columns for seven newspapers, including two in Louisiana -- Lake Charles and Baton Rouge. He was a war correspondent during World War II. Dixon was born in McDonough County, Illinois, near the small town of Colchester ...more

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    • Age: Died at 71 (1915-1986)
    • Birthplace: Colchester, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Newspaper
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    Christopher William Bunting was an Irish-born politician, merchant, newspaper owner and newspaper publisher. Born in Amigan, Limerick, Ireland, he was the son of William Bunting and Jane Crowe and came to Canada West with his mother and sister in 1850 after the death of his father. Bunting worked as a ...more

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    • Age: Died at 59 (1837-1896)
    • Profession: Merchant, Publisher, Newspaper, Media proprietor
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    Rupert Rudolph Peyton was an anti-Long member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Shreveport, the seat of Caddo Parish, having served at-large for a single four-year term from 1932-1936. Peyton is also remembered as a North Louisiana journalist and historian.more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1899-1982)
    • Birthplace: Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Journalist, Historian, Newspaper, Editing
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