Hergé

Interested in all was happening at the time, Hergé collected a century's worth of mythic and historic imagery. Through his illustrative art and narrative science, he gave the European comic strip its badge of honor.

1907

Georges Rémi was born in Etterbeek, Belgium, May 22.

1920

The young boy begins his studies at the Collège Saint -Boniface in Brussels, he is bored to tears.

1921

He joins the scout troop at his high school, where he receives the nickname "Curious Fox." His first drawings appear in Jamais assez, his school scouting magazine, and starting in 1923 in Le Boy-scout belge, the monthly magazine of the Belgian Boy Scouts.

1924

From this point onwards, Georges Rémi signed his drawings with the name Hergé, reversing his initials, "R.G." (as pronounced in French).

1925

After leaving school, Georges Rémi is hired by the newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle as an employee in the subscription department.

1926

He creates Totor (a precursor to Tintin), Patrol Leader of Les Hannetons in Le Boy-scout belge.

Non ce n'est pas Tintin. C'est Totor créé en 1926 par Hergé.
Couverture du "Petit Vingtième"
Quick et Flupke (courverture de 1930)

1927

Georges Rémi performs his military service.

1928

When he returns to Brussels, Hergé is named chief editor of Le Petit Vingtième, the weekly children supplement to Le Vingtième Siècle. The first issue is published on November 1.

1929

Tintin and Snowy "born" on January 10, in Le Petit Vingtième.

1930

He creates Quick and Flupke, the rascals of Brussels, who will appear in short stories in Le Petit Vingtième. The first Tintin book is published: Tintin, Reporter, in the Land of The Soviets.

1932

Georges Rémi marries Germaine Kieckens, secretary of the editor of Le Vingtième Siècle.

Vos contributions (24) Contribuer
spidey1111Sunday 7th August 2016 à 18:57
Herge was a great man.
Why?
Because he didn't let others to complete his way.
He afraid of that other writer make a disaster with tintin , for various objects like money,more readers , etc
I am so happy now.
You think if other guys complete his way , tintin would succsed?
I am afraid not.
Well you are still great tintin for ever
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yochanan613Tuesday 19th July 2016 à 15:52
This is amazing
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animelegendsTuesday 5th July 2016 à 10:50
IS this the official webpage of moulinsart!??
tintinsnowy2Wednesday 11th May 2016 à 14:36
I love Tintin. I grew up with my Dad buying the books for me. I spent every cent I earned on buying the books.
+2
marcellFriday 22nd April 2016 à 01:30
If only R.G could have finished the series .;-;
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ilyasborenSaturday 2nd April 2016 à 15:55
Tintin is big character.
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(inconnu)Sunday 20th December 2015 à 08:30
Extraordinaire de voir en image et d'entendre LE créateur d'aventures qui a fait veillé tard dans la nuit tant de lecteur(trice)s de 7 à 77 ans!!
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joydeepTuesday 25th October 2011 à 10:28
grew up with Tintin, still continue reading the comics
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frodobagginsSunday 9th October 2011 à 01:28
i wish the two live action tintin films are in english, or have english subtitles!
+1
seaweedFriday 7th October 2011 à 01:20
tintin is the best thing in the world whooo hooooooo
+1
ihatetintinTuesday 4th October 2011 à 15:45
i love tintin <3 <3 it makes me horny :)
+1
clairevanstTuesday 13th September 2011 à 23:38
Tintin rocks!!!!!! I wish he was real :( I'm going to name my dog snowy! :)
+2
rajeshSaturday 6th August 2011 à 21:13
I am a great Tintin fan. I wish Marlinspike was real, and I could go on a tour of the Marlinspike Hall estate. Sigh!
krishnaSaturday 30th July 2011 à 15:30
Tintin is classic...the best comic ever....
+1
fanindia_asdSunday 24th July 2011 à 11:57
I love Tintin but ido not no french
+2
elsa88Thursday 7th July 2011 à 13:35
i looove tintin!! :)
+1
ashishThursday 30th June 2011 à 20:30
i speak no french, but i love tintin
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jonaszThursday 16th June 2011 à 08:26
hello
steelemanMonday 13th June 2011 à 15:38
Bonjour, comment ca va
steelemanMonday 13th June 2011 à 15:36
i speak littlte french
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