Famous Deaths for 28th November 2019

1290 – Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I of England (b. 1241)
1514 – Hartmann Skull, German physician/historian (Skull’s Liederbuch), dies
1876 – Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist, dies at 84
1918 – Alexis Contant, Canadian pianist, organist and composer, dies at 60
1944 – Lode Zielens, Flemish author and journalist (Obscure Blood), dies at 43
1944 – Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn
1966 – Vittorio Giannini, composer, dies at 63
1970 – Fritz von Unruh, German writer, dies at 85
1992 – Roland Smeenk, Dutch cabaret performer, dies in a car accident at 35
2017 – Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), dies from respiratory failure at 86

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