1907 - 1983

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Georges Prosper Remi (French: [ʁəmi]; 22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), known by the pen name Hergé (; French: [ɛʁʒe]), from the French pronunciation of his initials, was a Belgian cartoonist. He is best known for creating The Adventures of Tintin, the series of comic albums which are considered one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century. He was also responsible for two other well-known series, Quick & Flupke (1930–1940) and The Adventures of Jo, Zette and Jocko (1936–1957). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hergé has received more than 1,112,597 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Hergé is the 3rd most popular comic artist, the 30th most popular biography from Belgium (down from 27th in 2019) and the most popular Belgian Comic Artist.

Georges hergé is most famous for his Tintin series of comics, which is a series of comics about the adventures of a young Belgian reporter and his dog Snowy.

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Among comic artists, Hergé ranks 3 out of 174Before him are Stan Lee and Albert Uderzo. After him are 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 1907, Hergé ranks 9Before him are Claus von Stauffenberg, Katharine Hepburn, Oscar Niemeyer, John Wayne, Mircea Eliade, and Laurence Olivier. After him are Alberto Moravia, Edwin McMillan, Baldur von Schirach, Rachel Carson, Jacques Tati, and Yakov Dzhugashvili. Among people deceased in 1983, Hergé ranks 7Before him are Joan Miró, Garrincha, Louis de Funès, Luis Buñuel, Leopold III of Belgium, and Umberto II of Italy. After him are Idris of Libya, Tennessee Williams, Felix Bloch, Buckminster Fuller, David Niven, and Arthur Koestler.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Hergé ranks 30 out of 899Before him are Mary of Hungary (1505), Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960), Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697), Adolphe Sax (1814), Jacques Brel (1929), and Baudouin of Belgium (1930). After him are Pieter Brueghel the Younger (1564), Victor Horta (1861), Django Reinhardt (1910), Eddy Merckx (1945), Eleanor of Austria (1498), and César Franck (1822).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In Belgium

Among comic artists born in Belgium, Hergé ranks 1After him are Peyo (1928), Morris (1923), André Franquin (1924), Jean-Michel Charlier (1924), Greg (1931), Willy Vandersteen (1913), and Benoît Sokal (1954).