11 February, 2009

Jacques Faizant

Jacques Faizant was a French editorial cartoonist whose work was a fixture in the newspaper Le Figaro for more than four decades. Faizant contributed more than 30,000 cartoons to Le Figaro before failing health forced him to retire in October 2005. His work caricatured French leaders from Gen. Charles de Gaulle to President Jacques Chirac.

He died on January 14 , 2006, at the hospital Foch de Suresnes.

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