Simon Jenko Death Cause and Date

Simon Jenko's Death

Born (Birthday) October 27, 1835

Death Date October 18, 1869

Age of Death 33 years

Cause of Death Meningitis

Profession Poet

The poet Simon Jenko died at the age of 33. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Nineteenth-century Slovene poet, author, and lyricist. He wrote primarily in the prose realism and patriotic poetry genres.

He was the illegitimate child of peasants. His cousin, Davorin Jenko, was a musical composer.