"Theodor Herzl", born "Benjamin Ze'ev Herzl" (, also known in Hebrew as , Khozeh HaMedinah, lit. "Visionary of the State") was an Austro-Hungarian journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer. He was one of the fathers of modern political Zionism. Herzl formed the World Zionist Organization and promoted Jewish migration to Palestine in an effort to form a Jewish state (Israel).If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous journalists! More Theodor Herzl on Wikipedia.