Henfil

Henfil


Born
in Ribeirão das Neves, Minas Gerais, Brazil
February 05, 1944

Died
January 04, 1988

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Henrique de Souza Filho, commonly known as Henfil, was a Brazilian cartoonist, caricaturist, journalist and writer, born in Ribeirão das Neves, Minas Gerais. He was a contributor to the satirical newspaper “O Pasquim”, which began publication in response to press censorship in Brazil following the military crackdown of December, 1968. In 1970 he published the comic book “Os Fradinhos” (The Friars), starring his most acclaimed characters. Henfil also worked in theater, film, television and literature, but political activism was his hallmark, creating fictional characters that made acerbic criticisms of the Brazilian political institutions of the time. A haemophiliac, Henfil contracted AIDS in a blood transfusion and died as a result of the d ...more

Average rating: 4.02 · 106 ratings · 10 reviews · 15 distinct works
Henfil na China

4.08 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1980
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Diário de um Cucaracha

3.86 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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A Volta da Graúna

4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1993
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Diretas Já!

3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1984
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A volta de Ubaldo, o paranóico

4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1994
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Urubu

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2007
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Como se Faz Humor Político

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4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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A Volta do Fradim

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1992
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Sapo Ivan e Olavo

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Sapo Ivan e Ananias

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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