John Walter
(1739-1812)

Died aged c. 73

John Walter (1 January 1738 – 17 November 1812) was an English newspaper publisher and founder of The Times newspaper, which he launched on 1 January 1785 as The Daily Universal Register. He was born in London and was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, then located in London.

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