Birth of the Schlumpf brothers
Born in Omegna, Italy, Hans (1904) and Fritz (1906) are the sons of Carl and Jeanne Schlumpf. Carl is Swiss, Jeanne is from Mulhouse.
The story of the Schlumpf family begins in 1906 in Mulhouse, when the mother moves to her hometown. A few years later, the father died in 1918. Hans was then sent to a private school in Switzerland, where he obtained a higher diploma in business. Fritz attended the public high school in Mulhouse.