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History Deaths on November 21


J. B. M. Hertzog
J. B. M. Hertzog, South African general and politician, 3rd Prime Minister of South Africa (b. 1866)

#J._B._M._Hertzog

Georgius Agricola
Georgius Agricola, German mineralogist, philologist, and scholar (b. 1490)

#Georgius_Agricola

Henry Purcell
Henry Purcell, English organist and composer (b. 1659)

#Henry_Purcell

Norris Church Mailer
Norris Church Mailer, American author (b. 1949)

#Norris_Church_Mailer

Philip I, Duke of Burgundy
Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1346)

#Philip_I,_Duke_of_Burgundy

Pierre Amine Gemayel
Pierre Amine Gemayel, Lebanese lawyer and politician (b. 1972)

#Pierre_Amine_Gemayel

Max Baer (boxer)
Max Baer, American boxer, referee, and actor (b. 1909)

#Max_Baer_(boxer)

Ricardo Flores Magón
Ricardo Flores Magón, Mexican journalist and activist (b. 1874)

#Ricardo_Flores_Magón

Ivan Krylov
Ivan Krylov, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1769)

#Ivan_Krylov

Ami Boué
Ami Boué, German-Austrian geologist and ethnographer (b. 1794)

#Ami_Boué

Konstantin Feoktistov
Konstantin Feoktistov, Russian engineer and astronaut (b. 1926)

#Konstantin_Feoktistov

Carl Hubbell
Carl Hubbell, American baseball player and scout (b. 1903)

#Carl_Hubbell

Carl Friedrich Schmidt (1832)
Carl Friedrich Schmidt, German-Russian geologist and botanist (b. 1832)

#Carl_Friedrich_Schmidt_(1832)

Quentin Crisp
Quentin Crisp, English actor, author, and illustrator (b. 1908)

#Quentin_Crisp

Alexander Patch
Alexander Patch, American general (b. 1889)

#Alexander_Patch

Peder Severin Krøyer
Peder Severin Krøyer, Norwegian-Danish painter (b. 1851)

#Peder_Severin_Krøyer

Abdus Salam
Abdus Salam, Pakistani-English physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1926)

#Abdus_Salam

Sara García
Sara García, Mexican actress (b. 1895)

#Sara_García

Thomas Gresham
Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier (b. 1519)

#Thomas_Gresham

Robert Benchley
Robert Benchley, American humorist, newspaper columnist, and actor (b. 1889)

#Robert_Benchley

Garret Hobart
Garret Hobart, American lawyer and politician, 24th Vice President of the United States (b. 1844)

#Garret_Hobart

David Nolan (libertarian)
David Nolan, American activist and politician (b. 1943)

#David_Nolan_(libertarian)

Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line
Heinrich XXVII, Prince Reuss Younger Line (b. 1858)

#Heinrich_XXVII,_Prince_Reuss_Younger_Line

Franz Joseph I of Austria
Franz Joseph I of Austria (b. 1830)

#Franz_Joseph_I_of_Austria

Jan Bro?ek
Jan Bro?ek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (b. 1585)

#Jan_Bro?ek

Karel Jaromír Erben
Karel Jaromír Erben, Czech historian and poet (b. 1811)

#Karel_Jaromír_Erben

Larry Shields
Larry Shields, American clarinet player and composer (b. 1893)

#Larry_Shields

Jacques de Vaucanson
Jacques de Vaucanson, French engineer (b. 1709)

#Jacques_de_Vaucanson

Annibale Caro
Annibale Caro, Italian poet and author (b. 1507)

#Annibale_Caro

Ameen Faheem
Ameen Faheem, Indian-Pakistani poet and politician (b. 1939)

#Ameen_Faheem

John Hill (botanist)
John Hill, English botanist and author (b. 1719)

#John_Hill_(botanist)

Artur Lemba
Artur Lemba, Estonian composer and educator (b. 1885)

#Artur_Lemba

Ellen Glasgow
Ellen Glasgow, American author (b. 1873)

#Ellen_Glasgow

Marià Fortuny
Marià Fortuny, Spanish painter (b. 1838)

#Marià_Fortuny

John H. Land
John H. Land, American soldier and politician (b. 1920)

#John_H._Land

Robert Stroud
Robert Stroud, American ornithologist and author (b. 1890)

#Robert_Stroud

Henrietta Vinton Davis
Henrietta Vinton Davis, American actress and playwright (b. 1860)

#Henrietta_Vinton_Davis

Gunnar Gunnarsson
Gunnar Gunnarsson, Icelandic author (b. 1889)

#Gunnar_Gunnarsson

Yury of Moscow
Yury of Moscow, Prince of Moscow and Vladimir

#Yury_of_Moscow

David Cassidy
David Cassidy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1950)

#David_Cassidy

Leopold Godowsky
Leopold Godowsky, Polish-American pianist and composer (b. 1870)

#Leopold_Godowsky

Hadda Brooks
Hadda Brooks, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1916)

#Hadda_Brooks

Francis Burton Harrison
Francis Burton Harrison, American general and politician, 6th Governor-General of the Philippines (b. 1873)

#Francis_Burton_Harrison

Harry Boyle (cricketer)
Harry Boyle, Australian cricketer (b. 1847)

#Harry_Boyle_(cricketer)

Harry von Zell
Harry von Zell, American actor and comedian (b. 1906)

#Harry_von_Zell

García Ramírez of Navarre
García Ramírez of Navarre (b. 1112)

#García_Ramírez_of_Navarre

Bob Foster (boxer)
Bob Foster, American boxer and police officer (b. 1938)

#Bob_Foster_(boxer)

Paula Modersohn-Becker
Paula Modersohn-Becker, German painter (b. 1876)

#Paula_Modersohn-Becker

Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire
Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, French priest and activist (b. 1802)

#Jean-Baptiste_Henri_Lacordaire

Heinrich von Kleist
Heinrich von Kleist, German poet and author (b. 1777)

#Heinrich_von_Kleist

William McCormack
William McCormack, Australian politician, 22nd Premier of Queensland (b. 1879)

#William_McCormack

John Hargrave
John Hargrave, English activist and author (b. 1894)

#John_Hargrave

Peter Grant (music manager)
Peter Grant, English actor and manager (b. 1935)

#Peter_Grant_(music_manager)

Henry Grey, 8th Earl of Kent
Henry Grey, 8th Earl of Kent, English politician, Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire (b. 1583)

#Henry_Grey,_8th_Earl_of_Kent

C. V. Raman
C. V. Raman, Indian physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)

#C._V._Raman

John Scaddan
John Scaddan, Australian politician, 10th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1876)

#John_Scaddan

Vern Mikkelsen
Vern Mikkelsen, American basketball player and coach (b. 1928)

#Vern_Mikkelsen

Columbanus
Columbanus, Irish missionary and saint (b. 543)

#Columbanus

Bernard Parmegiani
Bernard Parmegiani, French composer (b. 1927)

#Bernard_Parmegiani

Hassan Gouled Aptidon
Hassan Gouled Aptidon, Somalian-Djiboutian politician, 1st President of Djibouti (b. 1916)

#Hassan_Gouled_Aptidon

Yoshida Sh?in
Yoshida Sh?in, Japanese academic and politician (b. 1830)

#Yoshida_Sh?in

Thomas Pelly
Thomas Pelly, American lawyer and politician (b. 1902)

#Thomas_Pelly

Kaysone Phomvihane
Kaysone Phomvihane, Laotian soldier and politician, 2nd President of Laos (b. 1920)

#Kaysone_Phomvihane

Jerry Colonna (entertainer)
Jerry Colonna, American singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1904)

#Jerry_Colonna_(entertainer)

Ernest Lluch
Ernest Lluch, Spanish economist and politician (b. 1937)

#Ernest_Lluch

Newsy Lalonde
Newsy Lalonde, Canadian lacrosse and ice hockey player (b. 1887)

#Newsy_Lalonde

Edward Cummins
Edward Cummins, American golfer (b. 1886)

#Edward_Cummins

Frank Martin (composer)
Frank Martin, Swiss-Dutch pianist and composer (b. 1890)

#Frank_Martin_(composer)

Anne McCaffrey
Anne McCaffrey, American science fiction and fantasy author (b. 1926)

#Anne_McCaffrey

Mel Ott
Mel Ott, American baseball player, manager, and sportscaster (b. 1909)

#Mel_Ott

Hassan Sadpara
Hassan Sadpara, Pakistani mountaineer and adventurer (b. 1963)

#Hassan_Sadpara

Bill Bixby
Bill Bixby, American actor (b. 1934)

#Bill_Bixby

Joseph Silverstein
Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor (b. 1932)

#Joseph_Silverstein

Anthony Read, English screenwriter and producer (b. 1935)
Gil Cardinal, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1950)
Robert Richardson, English general (b. 1929)
J. C. Gilbert, American soldier, farmer, and politician (b. 1922)
Maurice Vachon, Canadian-American wrestler (b. 1929)
Tôn Th?t ?ính, Vietnamese general (b. 1926)
Dimitri Mihalas, American astronomer and author (b. 1939)
Fred Kavli, Norwegian-American businessman and philanthropist, founded The Kavli Foundation (b. 1927)
John Egerton, American journalist and author (b. 1935)
Austin Peralta, American pianist (b. 1990)
Emily Squires, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1941)
Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American painter and author, co-founded the DuSable Museum of African American History (b. 1917)
Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931)
Tom Johnson, Canadian-American ice hockey player and coach (b. 1928)
Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1921)
Hugh Sidey, American journalist and academic (b. 1927)
Alfred Anderson, Scottish soldier (b. 1896)
Bernard Rose, English organist and composer (b 1916)
Noel Jones, Indian-English diplomat, British ambassador to Kazakhstan (b. 1940)
Willem Jacob Luyten, Dutch-American astronomer and academic (b. 1899)
Ricky Williams, American singer-songwriter and drummer (b. 1956)
Sonny Werblin, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1907)
Dean Hart, Canadian wrestler and referee (b. 1954)
Margot Zemach, American author and illustrator (b. 1931)
Harvey Hart, Canadian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1928)
Ben Wilson, American basketball player (b. 1967)
John B. Gambling, American radio host (b. 1897)
C. M. Eddy, Jr., American author (b. 1896)
Catherine Bauer Wurster, American architect and public housing advocate (b. 1905)
Felice Bonetto, Italian race car driver (b. 1903)
Al Davis, American boxer (b. 1920)
Count Leopold Berchtold, Austrian-Hungarian politician, Foreign Minister of Austria-Hungary (b. 1863)
William de Corbeil, English archbishop (b. 1070)
Reizei, emperor of Japan (b. 950)
Al-Tahawi, Arab imam and scholar (b. 853)