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Het Nieuws van de Dag (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

5 May 1896

Popular Amsterdam daily founded in 1870 by Georg Lodewijk Funke (1836–1885). Priced at just 6.40 florins a year (compared to 37 florins for Nieuwe Rotterdamsche Courant), it had gained a circulation of 40,000 subscribers by 1895. Het Nieuws van den Dag merged with De Courant in 1927, continuing as De Courant/Nieuws van de Dag until the newspaper was discontinued in 1997.

Information kindly provided by Robert Steltenpool.