Pulitzer, Joseph

(1847-1911)
   American newspaper publisher, of Hungarian origin. Born in Mako, Hungary, of a Jewish father and a Roman Catholic mother, he studied in Budapest. At the age of 17 he went to the US. He served with Lincoln's Calvary. He became a reporter for the St Louis Westliche Post and was elected to the Missouri state legislature. In 1874 he purchased the St Louis Staats-Zeitung, in 1878 he bought the St Louis Dispatch and merged it with the St Louis Evening Post. In 1883 he purchased the New York World. Later he founded the New York Evening World.

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  • PULITZER, JOSEPH — (1847–1911), American editor and publisher who bought declining newspapers and restored them to national influence. Born in Mako, Hungary, son of a Jewish father and a Roman Catholic mother, Pulitzer emigrated to the U.S. at the age of 17 to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pulitzer, Joseph — born April 10, 1847, Makó, Hung. died Oct. 29, 1911, Charleston, S.C., U.S. Hungarian born U.S. newspaper editor and publisher. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1864 to serve in the American Civil War. After the war he became a reporter and then… …   Universalium

  • Pulitzer, Joseph, Jr. — ▪ 1994       U.S. publisher and art collector (b. May 13, 1913, St. Louis, Mo. d. May 26, 1993, St. Louis), was the grandson of the founder of the St. Louis Post Dispatch, of which he became editor and publisher in 1955 on the death of his… …   Universalium

  • Pulitzer,Joseph — Pu·lit·zer (po͝olʹĭt sər, pyo͞oʹlĭt ), Joseph. 1847 1911. Hungarian born American journalist and newspaper publisher who established and endowed the Pulitzer Prizes. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pulitzer, Joseph — (1847–1911)    US newspaper publisher. Pulitzer, whose father was a Jew, came to the United States from Hungary at the age of seventeen. He went into journalism and became the influential publisher of the St Louis Post Dispatch and then the New… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Pulitzer, Joseph — ► (1847 1911) Periodista estadounidense. Fundó la Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Columbia y creó los premios de su nombre para galardonar los mejores trabajos periodísticos y literarios del año. * * * (10 abr., 1847, Makó, Hungría–29… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pulitzer — Pulitzer, Joseph …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pulitzer-Award — Joseph Pulitzer Der Pulitzer Preis wurde von dem aus Ungarn stammenden Journalisten und Zeitungsverleger Joseph Pulitzer gestiftet und wird seit 1917 für hervorragende journalistische Leistungen in den USA verliehen. Jährlich gibt die Pulitzer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pulitzer Award — Joseph Pulitzer Der Pulitzer Preis wurde von dem aus Ungarn stammenden Journalisten und Zeitungsverleger Joseph Pulitzer gestiftet und wird seit 1917 für hervorragende journalistische Leistungen in den USA verliehen. Jährlich gibt die Pulitzer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pulitzer Prize — Joseph Pulitzer Der Pulitzer Preis wurde von dem aus Ungarn stammenden Journalisten und Zeitungsverleger Joseph Pulitzer gestiftet und wird seit 1917 für hervorragende journalistische Leistungen in den USA verliehen. Jährlich gibt die Pulitzer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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