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{{short description|German journalist and publisher (1893–1984)}}
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'''Anton Betz''' (born 23 February 1893 – 11 December 1984) was a German journalist and publisher.
 
In 1911, Betz became pupil of ''Ignaz-Günther-Gymnasium'' in [[Rosenheim]]. In First World War Betz was soldier in France. After First World War he studied law in Freiburg and in Bonn. In 1921, he got his first job as journalist at German newspaper ''[[Saarbrücker Landeszeitung]]''. On 29 March 1921, Betz married. 1923 Betz became editor-in-chief at German newspaper ''[[Saar-Zeitung]]'' in [[Saarlouis]]. 1925 Betz became CEO of German publisher and company ''[[Verlag und Druckerei G. J. Manz]]'' in [[Dillingen an der Donau]] and one year later CEO of German publisher and company ''Knorr & Hirth-Verlag'' in [[Munich]]. In 1933, Betzt lost his jobs as journalist and publisher.
 
After Second World War Betz was co-founder of German newspaper [[Rheinische Post]].<ref name="RP Online">{{cite web |url=https://rp-online.de/panorama/wissen/die-anton-betz-stiftung-feiert-ihr-50-jaehriges-bestehen-mit-einem-wettstreit-der-wissenschaft_aid-47632887 |title=Rheinische Post: Die Anton Betz Stiftung feiert ihr 50jähriges Bestehen mit einem Wettstreit der Wissenschaft |language=de |website=[[RP Online]] |date=5 December 2019 |access-date=2 May 2020}}</ref> NSDAP-opponents [[Karl Arnold]], Anton Betz, [[Erich Wenderoth]] and (soon resigned) [[{{ill|Friedrich Vogel]] (publisher)|lt=Friedrich Vogel|de|Friedrich Vogel (Verleger)}} received a British newspaper license. The newspaper was established in 1946 and belongs to the Arnold, Betz, Droste, Alt and Ebel families. In 1947, Betz was CEO of ''[[Deutscher Pressedienst]]''. In 1949, Betz became co-founder of [[Deutsche Presse-Agentur]]. In 1952, Betz was founding member of ''[[Katholische Nachrichten-Agentur]]''. From 1963 to 1967 Betz was CEO of ''[[Bundesverband Deutscher Zeitungsverleger]]''. Betz was founding member of political party [[CDU]]{{disambiguation needed|date=May 2020}} in Düsseldorf.<ref name="RP Online" />
 
== Awards ==