Mario Miranda

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Birthday
2, 1926
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 11, 2011 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
2, 1926
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Dec 11, 2011 (85)

About

Acclaimed cartoonist whose work was published in several newspapers, including The Economic Times in Mumbai. In 1988, he was presented with the Padma Shri Award.

Before Fame

He obtained his Bachelor's in History from St. Xavier's College in Mumbai.

Trivia

In 2012, he was posthumously honored with the Padma Vibhushan -- India's second highest civlian honor.

Family Life

He lived in a village in Goa with his wife, son and pets until his death.

Associated With

He was very good friends with Herblock, the editorial cartoonist at the Washington Post -- a famous paper that would later publish writings by Bob Woodward, among others.