Andre Franquin bio

Birth Name: Andre Franquin

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: Belgium

Date Of Birth: January3, 1924

Date Of Death: January 5, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Belgian

Andre Franquin was born on the 3rd of January, 1924. He was famous for being a Cartoonist. Belgian cartoonist most recognized for his comic strips, Gaston and Marsupilami, among others. In 1980, he won the Adamson Award for his contributions to the industry.

Andre Franquin was born in Belgium. His parents saw his potential from an early age and enrolled him in classes at École Saint-Luc in 1943. In 1996, he was presented with the Special Prize for Outstanding Life’s Work at the Max & Moritz Prizes in Germany.

Andre Franquin was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Andre Franquin was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Andre Franquin is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Andre’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Andre Franquin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Andre Franquin’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Andre Franquin kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Andre Franquin was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Andre Franquin
BIRTH SIGN:Capricorn
BIRTH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Andre Franquin was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Andre Franquin was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Andre Franquin had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Andre Franquin’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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