21 July 1816: Birthday of Paul Reuter, German-English journalist, founded Reuters (d. 1899) (Source)

Paul Julius Reuter (1816 – 1899), British journalist and media man of German origin, founder of Reuters, circa 1806 – photo by Bibliothèque nationale de France (Source)

Paul Julius Reuter (born Israel Beer Josaphat; 21 July 1816 – 25 February 1899), later titled as Freiherr von Reuter (Baron von Reuter),[1] was a German-born British entrepreneur who was a pioneer of telegraphy and news reporting.[2] He was a reporter and media owner, and the founder of Reuters news agency, which became part of the Thomson Reuters conglomerate in 2008.[3] (Source)

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