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History Deaths on November 18

Jim Jones
Jim Jones, American cult leader, founded Peoples Temple (b. 1931)


Red Robbins
Red Robbins, American basketball player (b. 1944)


Cy Coleman
Cy Coleman, American pianist and composer (b. 1929)


Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (b. 1725)


Jacques Anquetil
Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (b. 1934)


Paul Éluard
Paul Éluard, French poet and author (b. 1895)


William Allingham
William Allingham, Irish-English poet and scholar (b. 1824)


Malcolm Young
Malcolm Young, Scottish-Australian hard rock guitarist (b. 1953)


Émile Nelligan
Émile Nelligan, Canadian poet and author (b. 1879)


William Jessop
William Jessop, English engineer (b. 1745)


Albert the Bear
Albert the Bear, margrave of Brandenburg (b. c. 1100)


Renée Vivien
Renée Vivien, English-French poet (b. 1877)


Jonah Lomu
Jonah Lomu, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1975)


Adam Weishaupt
Adam Weishaupt, German philosopher and academic, founded the Illuminati (b. 1748)


Freddie Fitzsimmons
Freddie Fitzsimmons, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1901)


Marcel Proust
Marcel Proust, French author and critic (b. 1871)


Bartolomeu de Gusmão
Bartolomeu de Gusmão, Portuguese priest (b. 1685)


Chester A. Arthur
Chester A. Arthur, American general, lawyer, and politician, 21st President of the United States (b. 1829)


Odo of Cluny
Odo of Cluny, Frankish abbot and saint (b. c. 878)


Ahmad Lozi
Ahmad Lozi, Jordanian educator and politician, 48th Prime Minister of Jordan (b. 1925)


Robin Hood
Robin Hood, heroic outlaw in English folklore (b. 1160)


Thomas of Bayeux
Thomas of Bayeux, archbishop of York


Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr, Danish footballer, physicist, and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1885)


John II, Duke of Brittany
John II, duke of Brittany (b. 1239)


Doug Sahm
Doug Sahm, American singer and guitarist (b. 1941)


V. O. Chidambaram Pillai
V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1872)


Pepe Eliaschev
Pepe Eliaschev, Argentinian journalist and author (b. 1945)


Rose Philippine Duchesne
Rose Philippine Duchesne, French-American nun and saint (b. 1769)


Kurt Schuschnigg
Kurt Schuschnigg, Italian-Austrian lawyer and politician, 15th Federal Chancellor of Austria (b. 1897)


George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury
George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, English commander and politician, Lord High Steward of Ireland (b. 1528)


S. R. D. Vaidyanathan
S. R. D. Vaidyanathan, Indian nadaswaram player and composer (b. 1929)


Man Ray
Man Ray, American-French photographer and painter (b. 1890)


James Coburn
James Coburn, American actor (b. 1928)


Liutgard of Saxony (died 953)
Liutgard of Saxony, duchess of Lorraine (b. 931)


Thomas Howard (American football)
Thomas Howard, American football player (b. 1983)


Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen
Frederick II, Margrave of Meissen (b. 1310)


Gustáv Husák
Gustáv Husák, Slovak lawyer and politician, 9th President of Czechoslovakia (b. 1913)


Miklós Zrínyi
Miklós Zrínyi, Croatian and Hungarian military leader and statesman (b. 1620)


Freddy Beras-Goico
Freddy Beras-Goico, Dominican comedian and television host (b. 1940)


Scipione Borghese, 10th Prince of Sulmona
Scipione Borghese, 10th Prince of Sulmona Italian race car driver, explorer, and politician (b. 1871)


Chris Watson
Chris Watson, Chilean-Australian journalist and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1867)


Ivane Javakhishvili
Ivane Javakhishvili, Georgian historian and academic (b. 1876)


Robert Bacher
Robert Bacher, American physicist and academic (b. 1905)


Constance of Portugal
Constance of Portugal, Portuguese infanta (b. 1290)


Leo Ryan
Leo Ryan, American soldier, educator, and politician (b. 1925)


Cuthbert Tunstall
Cuthbert Tunstall, English bishop (b. 1474)


Cab Calloway
Cab Calloway, American singer-songwriter and bandleader (The Cab Calloway Orchestra) (b. 1907)


Henry A. Wallace
Henry A. Wallace, American agronomist and bureaucrat, 33rd Vice President of the United States, 11th US Secretary of Agriculture (b. 1888)


Walther Nernst
Walther Nernst, German chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1864)


Sharon Jones, American soul and funk singer (b. 1956)
Dan Halldorson, Canadian-American golfer (b. 1952)
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, Belgian-Moroccan terrorist (b. 1987)
C. Rudhraiya, Indian director and producer (b. 1947)
Dave Appell, American singer-songwriter and producer (b. 1922)
Peter Wintonick, Canadian director and producer (b. 1953)
Ljubomir Vra?arevi?, Serbian martial artist, founded Real Aikido (b. 1947)
Bennett Reimer, American author and academic (b. 1932)
Kenny Morgans, Welsh footballer and manager (b. 1939)
Philip Ledger, English organist, composer, and academic (b. 1937)
Phoebe Hearst Cooke, American businesswoman and philanthropist (b. 1927)
Emilio Aragón Bermúdez, Spanish clown, singer, and accordion player (b. 1929)
Brian G. Marsden, English-American astronomer and academic (b. 1937)
Harold J. Stone, American actor (b. 1911)
Michael Kamen, American composer and conductor (b. 1948)
Walter Matuszczak, Polish-American football player 1939 All-America, 1941 New York Giants draft (b. 1918)
Paul Bowles, American composer and author (b. 1910)
Tara Singh Hayer, Indian-Canadian journalist and publisher (b. 1936)
Miron Grindea, Romanian-English journalist (b. 1909)
Peter Ledger, Australian painter and illustrator (b. 1945)
Gia Carangi, American model (b. 1960)
Mary Hamman, American journalist and author (b. 1907)
Conn Smythe, Canadian soldier, ice hockey player, and businessman (b. 1895)
Danny Whitten, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Crazy Horse) (b. 1943)
Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., American businessman and diplomat, 44th United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom (b. 1888)
Ted Heath, English trombonist and bandleader (b. 1902)
Jacques-Alexandre Laffon de Ladebat, French shipbuilder and merchant (b. 1719)
Yun Won-hyung, Korean writer and politician (b. 1509)
Gedik Ahmed Pasha, Ottoman politician, 17th Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
Basilius Bessarion, titular patriarch of Constantinople (b. c. 1403)
Roger Bolingbroke, English cleric, astronomer, astrologer, magister and alleged necromancer
Adam Marsh, English scholar and theologian
Adelaide of Maurienne, French queen consort (b. 1092)