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Biography of Manfred Schmidt (1913–1999)

  • born in 1913
  • spent his childhood in Bremen
  • after arts and crafts school, he worked as an illustrator and caricaturist for newspapers and magazines, including the Berliner Illustrierte
  • after the war, he worked on the Pinguin editing team at Rowohlt
  • 1950, start of the daily comic strip Nick Knatterton in Quick magazine
  • from 1960, worked as travel journalist and producer of cartoons, including Nick Knatterton
  • died in 1999