Albert Uderzo

1927 - 2020

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Alberto Aleandro Uderzo (French: [albɛʁ ydɛʁzo]; Italian: [uˈdɛrtso]; 25 April 1927 – 24 March 2020) was a French comic book artist and scriptwriter. He is best known as the co-creator and illustrator of the Astérix series in collaboration with René Goscinny. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Uderzo has received more than 516,285 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Albert Uderzo is the 2nd most popular comic artist (up from 6th in 2019), the 258th most popular biography from France (up from 635th in 2019) and the most popular French Comic Artist.

Albert Uderzo is most famous for his work on the Asterix comic book series.

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Among comic artists, Albert Uderzo ranks 2 out of 174Before him are Stan Lee. After him are Hergé, René Goscinny, Osamu Tezuka, Joseph Barbera, Carl Barks, Akira Toriyama, Jean Giraud, Matt Groening, Peyo, and Hugo Pratt.

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Among people born in 1927, Albert Uderzo ranks 10Before him are Olof Palme, Roger Moore, Bhumibol Adulyadej, Günter Grass, Gina Lollobrigida, and Peter Falk. After him are Samuel P. Huntington, Lawrence Kohlberg, Vladimir Komarov, Mstislav Rostropovich, László Kubala, and Turgut Özal. Among people deceased in 2020, Albert Uderzo ranks 9Before him are Hosni Mubarak, Kirk Douglas, Diego Maradona, Max von Sydow, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, and Olivia de Havilland. After him are Qaboos bin Said al Said, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Ian Holm, Krzysztof Penderecki, Alan Parker, and Pierre Cardin.

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Among people born in France, Albert Uderzo ranks 258 out of 5,234Before him are Colette (1873), Charles Gounod (1818), Pierre Corneille (1606), Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894), Louis VI of France (1081), and Camille Claudel (1864). After him are Ferdinand Foch (1851), Diane de Poitiers (1499), Charles I of Anjou (1226), Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac (1778), Pope Callixtus II (1065), and Charles de Batz de Castelmore d'Artagnan (1611).


Among comic artists born in France, Albert Uderzo ranks 1After him are René Goscinny (1926), Jean Giraud (1938), Jean-Jacques Sempé (1932), Cabu (1938), Émile Cohl (1857), Claire Bretécher (1940), Philippe Honoré (1941), Jacques Tardi (1946), Jacques Martin (1921), Tignous (1957), and Gotlib (1934).