Fadwa Toukan

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: Palestinian poet known as the 'poet of Palestine' praised for her depictions of life under Israeli rule who was an avid promoter of woman's rights through her poetry, who was a household name among Palestinians and a favorite of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: 1917

 

Died: December 12, 2003

 

Location: Nablus, Palestine