1922 - 2007
András Mészáros (Budapest, April 8, 1922 - Budapest, October 19, 2007) was a Hungarian poster designer, cartoonist, graphic & book illustrator.
He graduated from the School of Fine and Applied Arts. He worked as an advertising graphic artist from 1943-57. He designed movie and political propaganda posters. He was a member of Nepszava between 1949 and 1955, and during this period he also headed the decoration department of SZOT.
Between 1957 and 1992, he was a cartoonist at Nepszabadsag, where he had a permanent column titled Our Weekly Drawn Commentary from 1960-1990, and once a week, a column titled Letterhead. He has published more than 10,000 drawings in domestic and foreign magazines, books and cartoon albums. Ludas Matyi regularly published his cartoons between 1957 and 1990. From 1965 his drawings were regularly published once a week in the German-language Budapest Rundschau, under the heading Mitten am Rande.