Hergé

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Name
Hergé Gender: M
Georges Prosper Remi
born on 22 May 1907 at 07:30 (= 07:30 AM )
Place Brussels, Belgium, 50n50, 4e20
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Jansky
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 00°03' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 20°29 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 22°46'



Biography

Belgian cartoonist who was the creator of "Tintin." The adventure-hero is a reporter named Tintin who, with his fox terrier Snowey, has traveled to Tibet, the Congo, the Moon, and now, the U.S.A. When first published in 1929, the cartoon was all the rage in Europe and Japan. By 1992 the strip was winning American hearts. U.S. sales of Tintin books increased 65% in two years and the character began popping up on T-shirts, greeting cards and watches. By 1990, 21 English translations were being sold in oversized paperback books for $6.95 each with each translation selling some 75,000 copies. The Tintin books, with their suspenseful stories, have been translated into 26 languages.

Ill for many years with blood problems (reported to be leukemia, possibly AIDS), Herge fell into a coma and died soon afterwards on March 3, 1983 in Brussels, Belgium.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Cuvelier, Paul (born 22 November 1923)
  • business associate/partner relationship with Jacobs, Edgar P. (born 30 March 1904)
  • business associate/partner relationship with Moor, Bob de (born 20 December 1925)

Events

  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1929 ("Tintin" first published)

Source Notes

David Fisher quotes Patrick Roussey in Astralis No.11, p.13. Lescaut same data as B.C.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Art : Commercial artist (Cartoonist)
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Products and paraphernalia)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection

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