Gabriel Vargas


Birthday February 5, 1915

Birth Sign Aquarius

Birthplace Mexico

DEATH DATE May 25, 2010 (95)

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Influential Mexican cartoonist of the twentieth century. His award-winning comic strip, La Familia Burrón, premiered in 1937.

Before Fame

At the age of thirteen, he began working as an artist for a Mexico City newspaper called Excélsior.


He was the 1983 recipient of the Mexican National Prize in Journalism and the 2003 winner of the Mexican Prize in the Arts and Sciences.

Family Life

He and his more than ten brothers and sisters grew up in Tulancingo and Mexico City.

Associated With

He and Sergio Aragones both penned popular Mexican comics.