1907 - 1983


Georges Prosper Remi (French: [ʁəmi]; 22 May 1907 – 3 March 1983), known by the pen name Hergé (; French: [ɛʁʒe]), 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 996,431 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3rd most popular comic artist.

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Among comic artists, Hergé ranks 3 out of 155Before him are Stan Lee and Osamu Tezuka. After him are René Goscinny, Jack Kirby, Albert Uderzo, Carl Barks, Joseph Barbera, Akira Toriyama, Peyo, Jean Giraud, 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 Edwin McMillan. After him are Laurence Olivier, Alberto Moravia, François Duvalier, Jacques Tati, Yakov Dzhugashvili, and J. Hans D. Jensen. Among people deceased in 1983, Hergé ranks 7Before him are Joan Miró, Louis de Funès, Garrincha, Luis Buñuel, Leopold III of Belgium, and Umberto II of Italy. After him are Idris of Libya, Tennessee Williams, Felix Bloch, Arthur Koestler, Buckminster Fuller, and David Niven.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, Hergé ranks 27 out of 658Before him are Eddy Merckx (1945), Leopold III of Belgium (1901), Jacques Brel (1929), Albert I of Belgium (1875), Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960), and Agnès Varda (1928). After him are César Franck (1822), Baudouin of Belgium (1930), Adolphe Sax (1814), Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor (1697), Simon Stevin (1548), and Victor Horta (1861).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In Belgium

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

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