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Rodolphe Töpffer
Nationality: 
swiss
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1799
Birth Place: 
Geneva
Death Date: 
1846
Death Place: 
Geneva
Born and died in Geneva. Son of the German painter Wolfgang Adam Töpffer who emigrated to Switzerland and settled in Geneva.Pioneer of the picture story, a precursor of the comic book. Published six of these books in his lifetime, M. Jabot (1333), M. Crépin (1837), M. Vieux-Bois (1837), M. Pensil (1840), l'Histoire d'Albert (1845), M. Cryptogame (1846);