Andrija Maurovic

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Birthday
29, 1901
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Sep 2, 1981 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1901
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Sep 2, 1981 (80)

About

Cartoonist and illustrator who became known as the father of Croatian and Yugoslav comics.

Before Fame

He started illustrating books while studying in Zagreb, and he ultimately dropped out of school to work full-time as an artist.

Trivia

He is best known for his comic strips, but he also created artwork for books, magazines, and posters.

Family Life

He was born in an area of Austria-Hungary that is near present day Montenegro and Croatia.

Associated With

He and fellow artist Harvey Pekar were both famous for their comic strips.