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Gerard Reve (1923-2006)


Death: 8th April 2006
Location: Nieuwe Begraafplaats (Hoevestraat), Machelen-aan-de-Leie, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Cause of death: Alzheimer's disease
Photo taken by: Akbar Simonse

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Dutch writer, who together with W.F. Hermans and Harry Mulisch, is considered one of the "Great Three" of Dutch post-war literature.

Hergé (Georges Remi) (1907-1983)


Death: 3rd March 1983
Location: Cimetière du Dieweg, Uccle, Brussels, Belgium
Cause of death: HIV
Photo taken by: Spirou et Fantasio

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Belgian cartoonist best known for The Adventures of Tintin, the series of comics that he made from 1929 until his death in 1983, considered one of the most popular European comics of the 20th century.
His pseudonym is derived from the pronunciation of his reversed initials (R.G.).