paul julius reuter, baron de


Paul Julius, Baron de, 1816–99, English founder of an international news agency, born in Germany. Unabridged
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Reuter (ˈrɔɪtə)
Baron Paul Julius von (paul ˈjuːliʊs fɔn). original name Israel Beer Josaphat. 1816--99, German telegrapher, who founded a news agency in London (1851)

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news service begun in London 1851 by Baron Paul Julius von Reuter (1816-99), founder of a telegraph office and pigeon post bureau in Aachen in 1849.
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