Creator of the comic strip "The Katzenjammer Kids". The strip was taken over by H.H. Knerr in December 1914 following a lawsuit between the Hearst and Pulitzer publishing empires; Knerr drew the strip until his death. Dirks, who regained the right to draw his characters, resumed the strip in the New York World under the title "Hans und Fritz", ...
Born:in Heide, Germany
Died:(age 91) in New York, USA