Adolf Born

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Adolf Born
Adolf Born - Book World Fair 2010 Prague.jpg
Born12 June 1930
Died22 May 2016(2016-05-22) (aged 85)
NationalityCzechoslovakia
(1930–93)
Czech
(1993–2016)
Occupationpainter, illustrator, caricaturist, film-maker
Spouse(s)married
Children1
Awards17806 Adolfborn
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.[1] Born was a finalist for the biennial, international Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2008. The asteroid 17806 Adolfborn is named after him.

Born died on 22 May 2016 in Prague at the age of 85.[2]

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  1. "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.
  2. "Zemřel výtvarník Adolf Born, kreslil Macha a Šebestovou". iDNES.cz. 22 May 2016.

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