(1652) Hergé

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1953 PA. Discovered 1953 Aug. 9 by S. Arend at Uccle.

Named in honor of Georges Remi, better known under his pseudonym Hergé, on the occasion of his seventy-fifth birthday. Considered by many as the father of the comic strip, he created his hero Tintin in 1929. (M 6831)

Name proposed by J. Meeus.

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