Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs bio

Birth Name: Raymond Briggs

Occupation: Cartoonist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: January 18, 1934

Date Of Death: October 21, 2012

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Raymond Briggs was born on the 18th of January, 1934. He was famous for being a Cartoonist. English cartoonist and illustrator who is best known in Britain for his popular book The Snowman, which is picture book that was adapted into a televised musical.

Raymond Briggs was born in England. He studied painting at the Wimbledon School of Art from 1949 until 1953 and studied typography at the Central School of Art. He won the 1966 and 1973 Kate Greenaway Medals from the British Library Association and was a runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1984.

Raymond Briggs was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Raymond Briggs was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Raymond Briggs is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

Raymond Briggs was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Raymond Briggs
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Raymond Briggs 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: Raymond Briggs was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Raymond Briggs 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.

Raymond Briggs’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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