Romanian cartoonist Gheorghita Ghinea - URIASU passed away (1956-2008)
The Romanian cartoonist Gheorghita Ghinea - URIASU (the giant) passed away at the age of 52 of heart attack on 28 October 2008. He lived and worked in Plopeni, a city near Ploiesti. He was an excellent press cartoonist and a painter. He published over 7,000 cartoons in several newspapers and magazines and he won many prizes in competitions. In 2008 he was awarded with the Prize for Cartoon of the Romanian Press Club, the biggest recognition of a press cartoonist in the country.
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