Person   Born 22/5/1907 Died 3/3/1983

Categories: Art, Literature, Seriously Famous

Hergé (the French pronunciation of R G), pseudonym of Georges Remi. Born Brussels. Buried at the Dieweg Cemetery at Uccle. A "bande dessinée" (strip cartoon) pioneer, in 1929 he wrote "Tintin et Milou" and his books became popular world wide, published in almost 30 languages. A truly famous Belgian. The Tintin site, external link provides a link to very well presented information on Hergé. See also our entry for Tintin.

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Here was born, 22 May 1907, Georges Remi, Hergé, the spiritual father of Tintin.

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