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History Deaths on November 24

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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)