Shafik Hout

 

 

Age: 77

 

Summary: founding member of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and close aide to Yasser Arafat (d. 2004) who fell out with the late Palestinian leader over the 1993 peace accords with Israel, but resigned that year in protest against the Palestinian-Israeli agreements.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: January 13, 1932

 

Died: August 2, 2009

 

Location: Beirut, Lebanon