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03/03/1983 Cartoonist Hergé dies at 75

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Hergé: In the Shadow of TinTin

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Hergé draws Captain Haddock

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Hergé draws Tintin

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Tintin Opening Sequence

Hergé was diagnosed with bone marrow cancer and required complete blood transfusions. It continuously worsened, requiring one every week. He died in hospital, few days after entering cardiac arrest. Numerous francophone newspapers wrote about his death on the front page.
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