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December 11, 2010 / jmeuropeana

Today in Europeana: 11 December

On the 11th of December –

Llywelyn the Last is killed at Cilmeri; Hector Berloz is born;

In 1282, Llywelyn the Last, the last native Prince of Wales, was killed at Cilmeri. A picture of the great monument that was erected in his honour in 1956 can be found in Europeana:
Llywelyn the Last Monument VADS Collection: Public Monuments and Sculpture Association

Hector Berlioz was born in 1803 in La Côte-Saint-André.
Bildnis Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
Le requiem de BERLIOZ a Bercy..

Carlos Gardel, tango singer was born in 1890 in Toulouse, France. He became an Argentinian citizen in 1923. The video below has some rare footage of Gardel singing at 1m20s.


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