The True Story of Charles-Louis Havas

CHARLES-LOUIS HAVAS (1783-1858)


Our network's founding father, Charles-Louis Havas was a writer, translator and a true entrepreneur of his age.

In 1835 he created the first French news agency: Agence Havas and that makes him regarded as the founder of the concept of a press agency. But how did he get involved to advertising?

Learn more about the adventurous life of Charles-Louis! 

Download our booklet and get to know the birth of the world's first news agency and a global communication company with strong Hungarian roots.