Daniel Pearl (October 10, 1963 – February 1, 2002) was an American journalist. He had American and Israeli citizenship. He was born in Princeton, New Jersey and raised in Encino, Los Angeles. He was kidnapped by Pakistani militants and later murdered by Al-Qaeda member Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Pakistan. Pearl was kidnapped while working as the South Asia Bureau Chief of The Wall Street Journal, based in Mumbai, India.
|Died||February 1, 2002 (aged 38)|
|Cause of death||Murder by decapitation|
|Body discovered||May 16, 2002|
|Resting place||Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery in Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Citizenship||Israel, United States|
|Education||B.A. in Communication|
|Alma mater||Stanford University|
|Employer||The Wall Street Journal|
|Known for||Wall Street journalism|
|Home town||Encino, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Title||South Asia Bureau Chief|
(m. 1999–2002; his death)
|Children||Adam Daniel Pearl, born May 28, 2002|
|Parent(s)||Ruth Pearl (mother)|
Judea Pearl (father)
|Relatives||Michelle and Tamara (sisters)|
- "Online NewsHour Update: Pakistan Convicts Four Men in Pearl Murder". PBS.org. 2002-07-15. Retrieved 2013-09-26.
- Fonda, Daren (27 September 2003). "On the Trail of Daniel Pearl". Time.com. Time, Inc. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
- Escobar, Pepe (28 June 2003). "Book Review: Who Killed Daniel Pearl?". Asia Times Online. Asia Times Online Co, Ltd. Retrieved 24 March 2013.
- "Profile: Omar Saeed Sheikh". BBC News. July 16, 2002. Retrieved April 30, 2010.
- The Daniel Pearl Foundation
- Rewards for Justice Daniel Pearl Page
- South Asian Journalists Association Roundup
- Wall Street Journal selection of stories by Daniel Pearl
- Daniel Pearl International Journalism Institute, IDC Herzliya
- Daniel Pearl Berkshire Scholarship
- DANIEL PEARL AWARD - École de journalisme de Sciences Po