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History Deaths on November 24


Alexandru Macedonski
Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian author and poet (b. 1854)

#Alexandru_Macedonski

Philip Hamilton
Philip Hamilton, Oldest son of Alexander Hamilton (b. 1782)

#Philip_Hamilton

Guido Cantelli
Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (b. 1920)

#Guido_Cantelli

August Belmont
August Belmont, German-American banker and politician, 16th United States Ambassador to the Netherlands (b. 1816)

#August_Belmont

Barbara (singer)
Barbara, French singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1930)

#Barbara_(singer)

Héctor Camacho
Héctor Camacho, Puerto Rican-American boxer (b. 1962)

#Héctor_Camacho

Mingyi Nyo
Mingyi Nyo, Burmese ruler (b. 1459)

#Mingyi_Nyo

Abe Pollin
Abe Pollin, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1923)

#Abe_Pollin

John Knox
John Knox, Scottish pastor and theologian (b. 1510)

#John_Knox

Ruth Chatterton
Ruth Chatterton, American actress (b. 1892)

#Ruth_Chatterton

Johannes Oecolampadius
Johannes Oecolampadius, German theologian and reformer (b. 1482)

#Johannes_Oecolampadius

Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood
Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, English lawyer and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1864)

#Robert_Cecil,_1st_Viscount_Cecil_of_Chelwood

Erskine Childers (author)
Erskine Childers, Irish soldier, journalist, and author (b. 1870)

#Erskine_Childers_(author)

Jean de Dunois
Jean de Dunois, French soldier (b. 1402)

#Jean_de_Dunois

Sethus Calvisius
Sethus Calvisius, German composer and theorist (b. 1556)

#Sethus_Calvisius

Freddie Mercury
Freddie Mercury, Tanzanian-English singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of Queen, and producer (b. 1946)

#Freddie_Mercury

Zden?k Veselovský
Zden?k Veselovský, Czech zoologist and ethologist (b. 1938)

#Zden?k_Veselovský

Doris Miller
Doris Miller, American soldier and chef, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1919)

#Doris_Miller

Juice Leskinen
Juice Leskinen, Finnish singer-songwriter (b. 1950)

#Juice_Leskinen

Heinz Oberhummer
Heinz Oberhummer, Austrian physicist, astronomer, and academic (b. 1941)

#Heinz_Oberhummer

Anna Jarvis
Anna Jarvis, American founder of Mother's Day (b. 1864)

#Anna_Jarvis

Marion Post Wolcott
Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer (b. 1910)

#Marion_Post_Wolcott

Nenad Manojlovi?
Nenad Manojlovi?, Serbian water polo player and manager (b. 1957)

#Nenad_Manojlovi?

Fred Shero
Fred Shero, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1925)

#Fred_Shero

Ernie Warlick
Ernie Warlick, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1932)

#Ernie_Warlick

Guru Tegh Bahadur
Guru Tegh Bahadur, Indian guru (b. 1621)

#Guru_Tegh_Bahadur

Nicolás Avellaneda
Nicolás Avellaneda, Argentinian journalist and politician, 8th President of Argentina (b. 1837)

#Nicolás_Avellaneda

René de Birague
René de Birague, French cardinal (b. 1506)

#René_de_Birague

Murli Deora
Murli Deora, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Corporate Affairs (b. 1937)

#Murli_Deora

John Rawls
John Rawls, American philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1921)

#John_Rawls

Pat Morita
Pat Morita, American actor (b. 1932)

#Pat_Morita

Bagrat IV of Georgia
Bagrat IV of Georgia (b. 1018)

#Bagrat_IV_of_Georgia

Arnaud Coyot
Arnaud Coyot, French cyclist (b. 1980)

#Arnaud_Coyot

Franz Moritz von Lacy
Franz Moritz von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (b. 1725)

#Franz_Moritz_von_Lacy

Joseph Brant
Joseph Brant, American tribal leader (b. 1742)

#Joseph_Brant

Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden
Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (b. 1688)

#Ulrika_Eleonora,_Queen_of_Sweden

Leszek the White
Leszek I the White, High Duke of Poland (b. c. 1186)

#Leszek_the_White

Walatta Petros
Walatta Petros, saint in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (b. 1592)

#Walatta_Petros

Ludwik Teichmann
Ludwik Teichmann, Polish anatomist (b. 1823)

#Ludwik_Teichmann

Huang Hua
Huang Hua, Chinese translator and politician, 5th Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China (b. 1913)

#Huang_Hua

Hiram Maxim
Hiram Maxim, American-English engineer, invented the Maxim gun (b. 1840)

#Hiram_Maxim

Dally Messenger
Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player, cricketer, and sailor (b. 1883)

#Dally_Messenger

Florence Henderson
Florence Henderson, American actress, singer and television personality (b. 1934)

#Florence_Henderson

Charles-Jean-François Hénault
Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian and author (b. 1685)

#Charles-Jean-François_Hénault

Lado Aleksi-Meskhishvili
Lado Aleksi-Meskhishvili, Georgian actor and director (b. 1857)

#Lado_Aleksi-Meskhishvili

Lorenzo Ricci
Lorenzo Ricci, Italian religious leader, 18th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1703)

#Lorenzo_Ricci

Georges Clemenceau
Georges Clemenceau, French physician, publisher, and politician, 72nd Prime Minister of France (b. 1841)

#Georges_Clemenceau

Juan Manuel Bordeu
Juan Manuel Bordeu, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1934)

#Juan_Manuel_Bordeu

James Caldwell (clergyman)
James Caldwell, American minister (b. 1734)

#James_Caldwell_(clergyman)

Comte de Lautréamont
Comte de Lautréamont, Uruguayan-French poet and author (b. 1846)

#Comte_de_Lautréamont

Peter Henderson (sportsman)
Peter Henderson, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1926)

#Peter_Henderson_(sportsman)

Johann Adam Reincken
Johann Adam Reincken, Dutch-German organist and composer (b. 1623)

#Johann_Adam_Reincken

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (b. 1882)

#Grand_Duchess_Olga_Alexandrovna_of_Russia

Albert Collins
Albert Collins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1932)

#Albert_Collins

Samak Sundaravej
Samak Sundaravej, Thai politician, 25th Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1935)

#Samak_Sundaravej

Elizabeth of Lancaster, Duchess of Exeter
Elizabeth of Lancaster, Duchess of Exeter, (b. c. 1363)

#Elizabeth_of_Lancaster,_Duchess_of_Exeter

Casey Calvert
Casey Calvert, American guitarist (b. 1981)

#Casey_Calvert

George Raft
George Raft, American actor and dancer (b. 1901)

#George_Raft

Warren Spahn
Warren Spahn, American baseball player and coach (b. 1921)

#Warren_Spahn

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1779)

#William_Lamb,_2nd_Viscount_Melbourne

Antoine Kohn
Antoine Kohn, Luxembourgian footballer and manager (b. 1933)

#Antoine_Kohn

Cecil H. Underwood
Cecil H. Underwood, American educator and politician, 25th Governor of West Virginia (b. 1922)

#Cecil_H._Underwood

Lee Harvey Oswald
Lee Harvey Oswald, American assassin of John F. Kennedy (b. 1939)

#Lee_Harvey_Oswald

Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera, Mexican painter and sculptor (b. 1886)

#Diego_Rivera

Paul Futcher, footballer, Luton Town, Barnsley, Grimsby Town (b.1956)
Douglas W. Shorenstein, American businessman (b. 1955)
Quincy Monk, American football player (b. 1979)
John Forrester, English historian and philosopher (b. 1949)
Robert Ford, English general (b. 1923)
Viktor Tikhonov, Russian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1930)
Jorge Herrera Delgado, Mexican engineer and politician (b. 1961)
Robin Leigh-Pemberton, Baron Kingsdown, English banker and politician, Governor of the Bank of England (b. 1927)
Jean King, American politician, 6th Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii (b. 1925)
June Keithley, Filipino actress and journalist (b. 1947)
Lou Hyndman, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1935)
Matthew Bucksbaum, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded General Growth Properties (b. 1926)
Nicholas Turro, American chemist and academic (b. 1938)
Jimmy Stewart, American baseball player and manager (b. 1939)
Jun Ross, Filipino basketball player (b. 1949)
Kenny MacLean, Scottish-Canadian bass player and songwriter (b. 1956)
George W. S. Trow, American author, playwright, and critic (b. 1943)
James Wong, Chinese actor and songwriter (b. 1940)
Joseph Hansen, American author and poet (b. 1923)
Arthur Hailey, English-Canadian journalist and author (b. 1920)
Sorley MacLean, Scottish soldier and poet (b. 1911)
Eduard Ole, Estonian-Swedish painter (b. 1898)
Eric Carr, American drummer of KISS (b. 1950)
Bülent Arel, Turkish-American composer and educator (b. 1919)
Dodie Smith, English author and playwright (b. 1896)
Jehane Benoît, Canadian journalist and author (b. 1904)
Barack Obama, Sr., Kenyan economist and academic, father of Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States (b. 1936)
Henrietta Hill Swope, American astronomer and academic (b. 1902)
Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (b. 1897)
John Neihardt, American author and poet (b. 1881)
D. A. Levy, American poet and publisher (b. 1942)
Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti ruler (b. 1895)
Clément Charles François de Laverdy, French lawyer and politician, French Minister of Finance (b. 1723)
Manuel Cardoso, Portuguese organist and composer (b. 1566)
Loys of Gruuthuse, Earl of Winchester (b. c. 1427)
Hugh Despenser the Younger, English courtier (b. 1296)
Magnús Óláfsson, King of Mann and the Isles
Emperor K?toku of Japan (b. 596)