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(Biography) Viscount. title of Alfred Charles William Harmsworth. 1865–1922, British newspaper proprietor. With his brother, 1st Viscount Rothermere, he built up a vast chain of newspapers. He founded the Daily Mail (1896), the Daily Mirror (1903), and acquired The Times (1908)
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Viscount, Harmsworth, Alfred Charles William.
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