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Thomas Nast
Birth: Sep. 27, 1840
Landau
Landau in der Pfalz Stadtkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Dec. 7, 1902
Guayaquil
Guayas, Ecuador

Considered the father of American political cartooning. He drew the cartoon using an elephant as the symbol for the Republican party. Along with Clement Moore he created our current image of Santa Claus. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Edwards Nast (1841 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Yellow fever 
Inscription:
He who practices his teaching is crucified.

(This inscription is the title of an etching by Thomas Nast. A gelatin silver reproduction of the etching, dated 1894, is at Princeton University.
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jun 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6522488
Thomas Nast
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Thomas Nast
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Thomas Nast
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- Cindy
 Added: Dec. 7, 2013
You brought down the Tweed Ring AND created Santa Claus. Congratulations on a life well lived. Requiescat In Pace!
- PurpleKU77
 Added: Oct. 1, 2013
Happy Birthday!
- a sincere fan
 Added: Sep. 27, 2013
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