TURHAN Selçuk passes away March 11, 2010 in Istanbul

The doyen of Turkish cartoonists, Turhan Selçuk dies in Istanbul early this morning March 11, 2010 at 01.30 h at Acibadem Maslak Hospital where he had two operations since he was hospitalized on March 7. He was one of the co-founders of the Association of Cartoonists in Turkey in 1969 along with Semih Balcioglu and Ferit Ongoren.
Turhan Selçuk was born in 1922 in Milas, Mugla, Turkey. His comics character Abdulcanbaz is as famous as his political cartoons. He has still been doing editorial cartoons for Cumhuriyet newspaper.
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