Mingote

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Mural drawn by Mingote in 1987 in the Retiro station in the Madrid underground

Don Antonio Mingote Barrachina, 1st Marquess of Daroca (17 January 1919 – 3 April 2012), also simply known as Mingote, was a Spanish cartoonist, writer, and journalist. He drew a daily cartoon in ABC since 1953 until his death in 2012.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

Honors[edit]

On 1 December 2011, Mingote was raised into the Spanish nobility by King Juan Carlos I with the hereditary title of Marqués de Daroca (English: Marquess of Daroca).[1][2]

Death[edit]

He died in Madrid.[3]

Awards[edit]

  • 1961 Cruz de Caballero de la Orden de Isabel la Católica
  • 1967 Premio Mingote
  • 1976 Premio Ondas
  • 1979 Premio Juan Palomo, Larra y Víctor de la Serna
  • 1980 Premio Nacional de Periodismo
  • 1988 Premio iberoamericano de humor gráfico "Quevedos"
  • 1988 Medalla de Oro al Mérito Artístico
  • 1989 Premio a la Transparencia (ANFEVI)
  • 1995 Medalla de Oro del Ayuntamiento de Madrid
  • 1996 Medalla de Oro al Mérito en el Trabajo
  • 1997 Cruz de plata de la Guardia civil
  • 1998 Cartero Honorario de España
  • 1999 Pluma de oro de El Club de la Escritura
  • 2001 Premio "Personalidad"
  • 2002 Premio Luca de Tena
  • 2005 Doctor Honoris Causa por la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
  • 2007 Doctor Honoris Causa por la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
  • Award Gato Perich
  • Gold Medal of Fine Arts

Books[edit]

  • El conde sisebuto
  • Historia de la gente
  • Historia de Madrid
  • Historia del traje
  • Hombre solo
  • Hombre atónito
  • Historia del mus
  • Las palmeras de cartón
  • Mi primer Quijote
  • Patriotas adosados

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Spanish nobility
New title Marquess of Daroca
1 December 2011–present
Incumbent