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Cartoonist Boris Efimov Aged 108 Passes Away
1.10.2008 14:21
Cartoonist Boris Efimov Aged 108 Passes Away

The well-known Soviet and Russian political cartoonist and artist Boris Efimov, aged 108, died on the night of October 1st in Moscow.
      
      Just a few days before Boris Efimov had celebrated his 108th birthday.
      Boris Efimov (Fridlyand) was born on 15 (28) September 1900 in Kiev. He started drawing very early, from about the age of five.
      
      In 1918 Efimovs caricatures on poet Alexander Blok first time appeared in Zritel (Spectator) journal.
      
      From 1922 the artist moved to Moscow, where he worked for newspapers Pravda and Izvestia and the satiric journal Crocodile. From 1941 on he returned to the genre of political caricature and took an active part in propaganda campaigns of the Soviet Regime.
      
      From August 2002 he headed the caricature art department of the Russian Academy of Arts. In 2006 Boris Efimov partook in preparation of the book Autograph of the Century. On 28th September 2007, on his 107th birthday, he was assigned the principal artist of the Izvestia newspaper.
      
      Source: newsru.com


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