Bernhard Wolff

Bernhard Wolff
Born Bernhard Wolff
3 March 1811
Died 11 May 1879 (age 68)
Nationality German
Occupation Businessman
Known for --editor of the Vossische Zeitung
--founder of the National Zeitung
--founder of Wolffs Telegraphisches Bureau

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.[1]


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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