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(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

(1931-), Publisher and newspaper proprietor

Sitter in 6 portraits
Australian-born newspaper publisher. Murdoch inherited the Adelaide News in 1952 and within a decade became Australia's second largest publisher. He acquired the News of the World in London in 1969, which at the height of the Profumo scandal had a circulation of six million. He bought the Sun in the same year and in 1981 his British subsidiary company acquired The Times. In 1989 he bought book publishers Collins and set up Sky television. Other acquisitions include Twentieth Century Fox, the Fox television network and the online community MySpace.com.

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(Keith) Rupert Murdoch, by Lord Snowdon - NPG P831

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 8 May 1982
NPG P831

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch, by Sally Soames - NPG P646

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

by Sally Soames
bromide print, 1998
NPG P646

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch, by Jonathan Yeo - NPG 6789

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

by Jonathan Yeo
oil on canvas, 2005-2006
NPG 6789

Rupert Murdoch; Anna Maria Murdoch (née Torv); Elisabeth Murdoch, by Chris Ware, for  Keystone Press Agency Ltd - NPG x137598

Rupert Murdoch; Anna Maria Murdoch (née Torv); Elisabeth Murdoch

by Chris Ware, for Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide press print, 1969
NPG x137598

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch, by Godfrey Argent - NPG x87788

(Keith) Rupert Murdoch

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print, 14 May 1970
NPG x87788

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