|Born||12 June 1930|
|Died||22 May 2016 (aged 85)|
|Occupation||painter, illustrator, caricaturist, film-maker|
Medal of Merit (Czech Republic)
Adolf Born (12 June 1930 – 22 May 2016) was a Czech painter, illustrator, caricaturist, animator and film-maker. He was known as a children's illustrator for most of his career. Born was a finalist for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2008. The asteroid 17806 Adolfborn is named after him.
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- "2008". Hans Christian Andersen Awards. International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). With contemporary material including the 31 March 2008 press release. Retrieved 2014-03-23.
- "Zemřel výtvarník Adolf Born, kreslil Macha a Šebestovou". iDNES.cz. 22 May 2016.
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- Born at Galerie Krause (in German)
- Born at ArtForum
- 2008 Exhibition in Greece (in Czech)
- Adolf Born on IMDb
- Recently illustrated world classics
- Review by Czech Business Weekly[permanent dead link]