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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.
Tango..

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