Bernhard Wolff

Intro German media mogul
A.K.A. Agence Wolff
Was Journalist Publisher Financial professional Banker
From Germany
Type Business Finance Journalism
Gender male
Birth 3 March 1811, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg
Death 11 May 1879, Berlin, Margraviate of Brandenburg (aged 68 years)
Star sign Pisces

Bernhard Wolff (3 March 1811 – 11 May 1879) was a German media mogul. He was editor of the Vossische Zeitung, founder of the National Zeitung (1848–1938), and founder of Wolffs Telegraphisches Bureau (1849–1934), one of the first press agencies in Europe and one of the three great European telegraph monopolies until the World War II-era, the other two being the English Reuters and the French Havas.

Biography

The second son of a Jewish banker, Wolff lived and died in Berlin. His grave is preserved in the Jewish cemetery on Schönhauser Allee in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood.

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