Ungerer, Tomi

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Ungerer, Tomi Gender: M
Jean-Thomas Théodore Ungerer
born on 28 November 1931 at 15:30 (= 3:30 PM )
Place Strasbourg, France, 48n35, 7e45
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 05°26' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 14°48 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 04°42'

Tomi Ungerer (by Claude Truong-Ngoc, 2014)
photo: Photo Claude TRUONG-NGOC, license cc-by-sa-3.0


French illustrator and a writer in three languages who published over 140 books ranging from much loved children's books to controversial adult work and from the fantastic to the autobiographical. He is known for sharp social satire and witty aphorisms.

Ungerer received the international Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1998 for his "lasting contribution" as a children's illustrator.

He died on 9 February 2019, aged 87, in Cork, Ireland.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1998 (Hans Christian Andersen Medal)

Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'bd_pub_affichistes' pdf file, p. 28.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Vocation : Art : Other Art (Illustrator)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Children's literature
  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Languages
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Hans Christian Andersen Medal)