Quentin Blake

1932 - Today

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Sir Quentin Saxby Blake, (born 16 December 1932), is an English cartoonist, caricaturist, illustrator and children's writer. He has illustrated over 300 books, including 18 written by Roald Dahl, which are among his most popular works. For his lasting contribution as a children's illustrator he won the biennial international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2002, the highest recognition available to creators of children's books. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Quentin Blake has received more than 774,105 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Quentin Blake is the 83rd most popular comic artist (down from 75th in 2019), the 2,643rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,456th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular British Comic Artist.

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  • 3.45

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Among comic artists, Quentin Blake ranks 83 out of 174Before him are Greg, Héctor Germán Oesterheld, Fujio Akatsuka, Yoshito Usui, Hal Foster, and Jacques Martin. After him are Hiromu Arakawa, Takehiko Inoue, Jean Tabary, Joe Simon, Tetsuya Chiba, and Francisco Ibáñez Talavera.

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Among people born in 1932, Quentin Blake ranks 237Before him are Donald Byrd, John Drew Barrymore, Yash Chopra, Iskandar of Johor, Edgar Reitz, and Robert Rozhdestvensky. After him are Arif Mardin, Alfonso Arau, Javier Ambrois, Yakir Aharonov, Atef Ebeid, and Paul Bley.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Quentin Blake ranks 2,643 out of 6,924Before him are Rutherford Alcock (1809), Harry Redknapp (1947), Eddie Clarke (1950), Richard Johnson (1927), Prince Christian Victor of Schleswig-Holstein (1867), and Thomas Howard, 2nd Duke of Norfolk (1443). After him are E. L. James (1963), Michael Tippett (1905), Mary Cartwright (1900), Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800), Edwin of Northumbria (586), and Archibald Scott Couper (1831).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In United Kingdom

Among comic artists born in United Kingdom, Quentin Blake ranks 2Before him are Alan Moore (1953). After him are David Lloyd (1950), Jamie Hewlett (1968), Dave Gibbons (1949), John Byrne (1950), Mark Millar (1969), Garth Ennis (1970), Warren Ellis (1968), and Dave McKean (1963).

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