J.F. Archibald

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Birthday
14, 1856
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 10, 1919 (63)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1856
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Sep 10, 1919 (63)

About

Businessman, journalist, and publisher who co-owned The Bulletin during its greatest period of influence in Australian politics and culture.

Before Fame

He spent little time at home and instead worked all day, sometimes as a paper delivery boy.

Trivia

He changed his name to be more French-sounding because of his love of French culture.

Family Life

He was married to his job as a newspaper man. He founded the Archibald Prize art award.

Associated With

He and William Randolph Hearst were contemporaries.