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 William Howard Russell

William Howard Russell

Birth
Tallaght, County Dublin, Ireland
Death 11 Feb 1907 (aged 86)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial West Brompton, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England
Memorial ID 11214 · View Source
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Journalist. He is considered to be the first modern war correspondent. In 1843 he joined the London "Times" and reported from the field the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny (1857), the American Civil War (1861) and the Austro-Prussian War (1866). He wrote several books including "My Diary North and South" (1863).


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 27 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11214
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Howard Russell (28 Mar 1820–11 Feb 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11214, citing Brompton Cemetery, West Brompton, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .