Person Born 22/5/1907 Died 3/3/1983
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.