Mohammad cartoonist Franz Füchsel dies

 
Mohammad cartoonist Franz Füchsel dies
Danish artist Franz Füchsel, who was one of the 12 Muhammad cartoonists, has died.

Satirical cartoonist Franz Füchsel has died after a short illness, informs his daughter, according to TV2.

Füchsel was 89 years old.

Franz Füchsel was originally trained as a commercial artist, but already as a student he began to sell his funny little drawings to newspapers and magazines. It went so well that it became his livelihood.

Since 1946, he has drawn for, among others, Billed-Bladet, Hjemmet and for FDM's magazine, Motor. And for almost 50 years, he drew for Ekstra Bladet.

Füchsel always insisted on the right to say and draw his meaning.

Franz Füchsel was also one of the 12 artists who drew the Muhammad cartoons for Jyllands-Posten in 2005. Therefore, he has lived under police protection for years.

Still, he has maintained the right to say, write and draw whatever he thinks:

- I want to live in a country where my children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren will not be prevented from speaking their mind, although it may be contreversial, he said a few years ago to Fyens Stiftstidende.

Franz Füchsel leaves behind a wife, three children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

In addition, more than 30,000 cartoons, several children's books and texts.

Comment below.
    Donate to Speisa


Latest
obbo-1-Recovered.jpg
A man has been arrested in the Belgian city of Antwerp, after trying to drive a car straight into a shopping street.

obbo-1-Recovered.jpg
Dramatic scenes unfolded when a 46-year-old immigrant man was arrested and taken to jail, after hurling stones at the windows of the Norwegian Parliament.

obbo-1-Recovered.jpg
Danish politicians are shaken over the amounts of weapons smuggled into Sweden. Now they want to help the Swedes to put an end to it.




View this article in PDF format Print article



DON'T MISS A POST - FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!




Disclamer
Comments at Speisa are unmoderated. We do believe in free speech, but posts using foul language, as well as abusive, hateful, libelous and genocidal posts, will be deleted if seen. However, if a comment remains on the site, it in no way constitutes an endorsement by Speisa of the sentiments contained therein.
comments powered by Disqus