John Reed (journalist), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John Reed (journalist)

American journalist, poet, and communist activist

Date of Birth: 22-Oct-1887

Place of Birth: Portland, Oregon, United States

Date of Death: 17-Oct-1920

Profession: screenwriter, writer, poet, journalist, trade unionist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About John Reed (journalist)

  • John Silas Reed (October 22, 1887 – October 17, 1920) was an American journalist, poet, and socialist activist, best remembered for Ten Days That Shook the World, his firsthand account of the November 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, when Lenin and the Bolsheviks seized power in Russia.
  • He is one of three Americans honored by being buried in the Kremlin Wall Necropolis (the others are labor organizer Bill Haywood and Charles Ruthenburg, founder of the Communist Party USA).

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