ID 10945
Last Name Zenger
First Name John Peter
Gender Male
Date of Birth 1697
Date of Death 1746
Place of Birth
Place of Death New York City
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Notes German printer and journalist in New York City. Zenger printed The New York Weekly Journal. He was accused of libel in 1734 by William Cosby, the royal governor of New York, but the jury acquitted Zenger, who became a symbol for freedom of the press.

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