Giannis Kalaitzis

Giannis Kalaitzis
Born (1945-11-11)November 11, 1945
Athens, Greece
Died February 12, 2016(2016-02-12) (aged 70)
Athens, Greece
Known for editorial cartoons
Website http://www.gianniskalaitzis.gr/

Giannis Kalaitzis (Greek: Γιάννης Καλαϊτζής; November 11, 1945 – February 12, 2016) was a Greek cartoonist known for his editorial cartoons in various Greek daily newspapers.[1]

Early life

Kalaitzis was born and grew up in the suburb of Kokkinia in Athens, where his family owned a coffee shop.[2] He was a member of Lambrakis Democratic Youth.

Career

Kalaitzis was active for several decades and his works have been published in newspapers such as Avgi, Eleftherotypia, Efimerida ton Syntakton, and magazines such as Vavel, Anti, DIO, and Galera.[2]

He also did the scenic and costume design for the 1977 film Happy Day directed by Pantelis Voulgaris.

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