Yannis Kalaitzis

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Yannis 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/

Yannis 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.


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.