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Felix Hess

Full name: Felix Isidoor Hess
Gender: Male
Born: June 20, 1878 in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Died: April 9, 1943 in Sobibór, Lubelskie, Poland
Country: NED Netherlands
Sport: Art Competitions


Dutch painter, etcher, lithographer, illustrator and book cover designer Felix Hess studied at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Amsterdam. 1916-36 he created the comic strip Uit het Kladschrift van Jantje in an Amsterdam magazine. He thus commented on political issues, as seen through the eyes of a child. Later, he worked with Leonard Roggeveen in comics like The Amazing Journey of John Doe in the “Algemeen Handelsblad” and the “Nieuwsblad van het Noorden”. He also illustrated the incredible adventures of Bram Vingerlingstraat. Hess and his wife were murdered by the Nazis in the Sobibór concentration camp during World War II.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 49 Amsterdam Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Drawings And Water Colors Netherlands NED AC

Mixed Painting, Drawings And Water Colors

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1928 Summer 49 Amsterdam Art Competitions Netherlands Final Standings AC Jeux Olympiques vus par "Jantje"
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