William Randolph Hearst Rank
William Randolph Hearst Rank
About William Randolph Hearst
William Randolph Hearst was an American newspaper magnate famous for building the largest newspaper and magazine business in the world. Aside from being a newspaper publisher, he was also a politician who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on two occasions. His famous newspaper war with Joseph Pulitzer led to the coining of the term "yellow journalism" - a term which is synonymous with his name.
He was born to millionaire U.S. senator George Hearst and Phoebe Apperson Hearst. He got married to Millicent Veronica Willson in 1903. The marriage produced five sons and lasted until his death in 1951.
He attended Harvard College but was expelled before he graduated as a result of his indiscipline.
In 1934, he interviewed Adolf Hitler in Berlin.
The 1941 American drama film Citizen Kane, which is one of the greatest films of all time, was based in part on his life.
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William Randolph Hearst's Popularity
William Randolph Hearst was a famous American publisher, who was born on April 29, 1863. As a person born on this date, William Randolph Hearst is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (April 29) and the 6th most popular for the year (1863).
People born on April 29 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. William Randolph Hearst is the 344th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to William Randolph Hearst's birthday, William Randolph Hearst is the 2414th most famous American and ranks 18th in famous people born in San Francisco, California, U.S.
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