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Ballin, Ada Sarah (1862–1906), magazine editor and proprietor, and writer on health, was born on 4 May 1862 at 47 Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London, first of the three children of Isaac Ballin (c.1811–1897), merchant, and his wife, Annie, née Moss. She was brought up in a Jewish home and educated privately before attending ...

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Beer [née Sassoon], Rachel (1858–1927), newspaper proprietor and editor, was born in Bombay, India, the middle child and only daughter of Sassoon David Sassoon (1832–1867), a Jewish merchant, and his wife, Farha, née Reuben (b. 1828). Rachel's father arrived in England...

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Elias, Julius Salter, Viscount Southwood (1873–1946), printer and newspaper proprietor, was born in Birmingham on 5 January 1873, youngest of seven children of David Elias, a Whitby jet merchant, and his wife, Esther Jones (d. 1907). The failure of his father's business forced a move to ...

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Franklin, Jacob Abraham (1809–1877), newspaper proprietor and editor, was born on 2 February 1809 in Portsmouth, the eldest of twelve children (including two daughters) of Abraham Franklin (1784–1854), a silversmith and licensed navy agent of Bath Square, Broad Street, and his wife, Miriam (1789–1870)...

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Kessler, David Francis (1906–1999), newspaper publisher, was born in Pretoria, South Africa, on 24 November 1906, the second son of Leopold Kessler (1864–1944), a mining engineer, born in Upper Silesia, and his wife, Annette Grace, née Loeb (1881–1936), of part-American descent. Her family were publishers of the ...

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Lawson, Edward Levy-, first Baron Burnham (1833–1916), newspaper proprietor, was born in London on 28 December 1833, the eldest of the eight children of Joseph Moses Levy (1812–1888), manager of a printing establishment in Shoe Lane, Fleet Street, and his wife, Esther (...

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Edward Levy- Lawson, first Baron Burnham (1833–1916) by Elliott & Fry © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Joseph Moses Levy (1812–1888) by Sir Hubert von Herkomer, exh. RA 1888 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Levy, Joseph Moses (1812–1888), newspaper proprietor, was born in Whitechapel in the East End of London on 15 December 1812, the son of Moses Lionel Levy and Helena, daughter of J. Moses. Like his father, he was an Orthodox Jew. After an unconventional education at ...

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Marks, Harry Hananel (1855–1916), journalist, newspaper proprietor, and politician, was born on 9 April 1855 in London, the fifth of six children of David Woolf Marks (1811–1909), eminent Hebrew scholar and chief rabbi of the West London Synagogue, and his wife, Cecilia (...

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(Paul) Julius de Reuter, Baron de Reuter in the nobility of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1816–1899) by Thomas Oldham Barlow (after Rupert Lehmann) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Reuter, (Paul) Julius de [formerly Israel Beer Josaphat], Baron de Reuter in the nobility of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1816–1899), news agency founder, was born on 21 July 1816 in Kassel, Germany, the third son in the family of four sons and one daughter of ...

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Solomon, Saul (1817–1892), newspaper proprietor and politician in Cape Colony, was born on 25 May 1817 at St Helena, the son of Joseph Solomon, merchant of Solomon, Moss, and Gideon and his wife, Hannah, née De Mitz. Born into a Jewish merchant family, his parents, in the absence of a synagogue, were married in the island's Anglican church where their children were later baptized, though their liberal dualism meant that the marriage was recorded in the family's Hebrew prayer book and the eldest sons briefly attended a Jewish boarding-school in ...