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William H. Russell, War Correspondent

William Howard Russell, reputed to be the first war correspondent, photo taken while writing for the London Times during the Crimean War.

Florence Nightingale said that she became involved in battlefield nursing because of his reports to the paper.

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William H. Russell, War Correspondent

William Howard Russell

Mini-biography
Born: Mar 20, 1828
Died: unknown
Also in this photo: William Howard Russell at 27 years old