Athos Careghi

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Athos Careghi
Born 1939
Correggio, Italy
Occupation Italian humour cartoonist

Athos Careghi (Correggio 1939),[1] is an Italian cartoonist of emilian origin. He is an autodidact and works and lives in Milan.


He worked for newspapers in Belgium and the Netherlands and was a worker in a rubber factory and a miner in a coal mine. Back in Italy he started studying and working as a typist and eventually graduated in Economics and commerce.

He does not use words (or balloons) in his cartoons and is nicknamed "Silence".

One of his characters is Fra Tino, a young, joyful, candid and speechless monk. Now works for "IL GIORNALINO".


  1. ^ "Biography Athos Careghi". Retrieved 2014-03-07.