Bidstrup Herluf


10.09.1912 - 26.12.1988


Herluf Bidstrup (September 10, 1912 – December 26, 1988) was a Danish cartoonist. He was the author of over 5,000 cartoons.

As a communist, Bidstrup drew lots of cartoons on foreign policy and social themes, as well as subject matter related to the effects of World War II. Some of his work captures and presents the humour in everyday life.

He travelled to East Germany and to the Soviet Union. He is still very popular in Russia.

In 1964 he was awarded the International Lenin Peace Prize.

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