History/Politics

Biography of Gerhard Seyfried

Seyfried
    • 1963-67 training programme as an industrial sales management assistant
    • 1967 training as a commercial graphic artist for Jopa Ice Cream, Munich
    • 1968 expelled from the academy as a result of his call for a strike against the Emergency Laws
    • since 1971 free-lance cartoonist for the Munich city magazine Blatt,
    • 1976 moves to Berlin
    • since 1998 also active as author and script-writer 1999 and 2003 visit to Namibia
    • 2003 and 2004 visit to Switzerland
    • 2011 visit to Moscow
    • Works in Berlin as an author, graphic artist and historian

    Awards and prizes:

    • 1990 International Comic-Salon Erlangen: Max-und-Moritz prize for best German-language comic artist
    • 2007 Wilhelm Busch Promotional Prize