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11 November 2011

Find Reuter's Bust

A statue of Paul Julius Reuter stands outside the Royal Exchange in the City of London where he founded his famous news service.

Reuter was born in Germany, but moved to London where he took British citizenship. A pioneer of news gathering, known for his work using the telegraph for news reporting. He was a pioneer of his age and is even said to have started off working with a fleet of pigeons.

For more, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Julius_Reuter

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