Died On November 10th

Discover the most famous people who died on November 10. The list includes people like Leonid Brezhnev, Norman Mailer, Arthur Rimbaud, Ken Kesey, Canaan Banana. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, presidents and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, France, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
(Founder of the Republic of Turkey,)
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 19, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Thessaloniki
Died: 1938
Kemal Atatürk, known as the founding father of the Republic of Turkey, was its first president. He unified Turkey into a secular country and invested in education and women’s rights. He also popularized the Latin-based Turkish alphabet and made minorities speak Turkish in public. His policies are known as “Kemalism.” 
 2 
Chuck Connors
(Famous for His Portrayal of ‘Lucas McCain’ in the ABC series ‘The Rifleman’)
Chuck Connors
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Birthdate: April 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1992

Chuck Connors was an American actor, professional baseball and basketball player. Connors is one of 13 athletes to have played in both National Basketball Association and the Major League Baseball. As an actor, he contributed to the success of the popular Western television program The Rifleman. Also known for his charity work, Connors helped found the Chuck Connors Charitable Foundation.

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Jack Palance
(American Actor Who Was Known for Playing Tough Guys and Villains)
Jack Palance
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Birthdate: February 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2006

Jack Palance was an American actor known for playing villains and tough guys in the '50s and '60s. In 1992, he was made an inductee of the Western Performers Hall of Fame. It is widely believed that comic book artist Jack Kirby modeled Darkseid on Jack Palance. Jack Palance was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 4 
Arthur Rimbaud
(French Poet Known for His Works: ‘The Drunken Boat’, ‘A Season in Hell’ and ‘Illuminations’)
Arthur Rimbaud
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 20, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Charleville-Mézières, France
Died: 1891

French poet Arthur Rimbaud is remembered for his influence on Dadaism, surrealism, and symbolism. Known for works such as Le Soleil Etait Encore Chaud and Voyelles, he later got involved in a relationship with poet Paul Verlaine. He also traveled as a merchant and explorer, before dying of cancer.

 5 
Norman Mailer
(Author of 'The Naked and the Dead', 'Armies of the Night' and 'The Executioner's Song')
Norman Mailer
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 31, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Long Branch, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2007

Norman Mailer was an American journalist, novelist, essayist, filmmaker, actor, and playwright. A prolific writer, Mailer had at least one best-selling book in each of the seven decades post Second World War. Overall, he had 11 best-selling books in a career spanning over 60 years. A recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, Mailer is regarded as an innovator of New Journalism.

 6 
Dorothy Vaughan
(American Mathematician, Human Computer and the First African-American to Receive Promotion as Supervisor in NASA)
Dorothy Vaughan
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: 2008

American mathematician Dorothy Vaughan was also known as a "human computer." Initially a math teacher, she became the first African-American supervisor of NACA, later part of NASA, at a time when racial segregation was rampant in the U.S. Her contribution to the early American space programs is invaluable.

 7 
Miriam Makeba
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 2008

Miriam Makeba was a South African singer, actress, songwriter, civil rights activist, and United Nations goodwill ambassador. One of the first African musicians to make an impact on the international stage, Makeba is credited with popularizing Afropop genres. She also advocated against apartheid through music and played a major role in the civil rights movement.

 8 
Gerald Levert
(Singer)
Gerald Levert
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 13, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 2006
 9 
Kevin Conroy
(Actor)
Kevin Conroy
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Birthdate: November 30, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Westbury, New York, United States
Died: 2022
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Dino De Laurentiis
(Film producer)
Dino De Laurentiis
2
Birthdate: August 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Torre Annunziata, Italy
Died: 2010
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Yaki Kadafi
(Rapper)
Yaki Kadafi
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, USA
Died: 1996
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 12 
Ken Kesey
(Novelist & Essayist Known for His Novels: ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest’ & ‘Sometimes a Great Notion’)
Ken Kesey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado, United States
Died: 2001
Ken Kesey was a prolific American essayist, novelist, and counterculture figure who defined the Psychedelic Era. Renonwed as the hero of the hippie movement in the 1960s, he garnered critical and commercial success for his novels One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Sometimes a Great Notion. He was imprisoned for five months for marijuana possession. 
 13 
Canaan Banana
(Former President of Zimbabwe)
Canaan Banana
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Esigodini
Died: 2003

Canaan Banana was a Zimbabwean politician, theologian, and Methodist minister. In 1980, Banana became the first president of Zimbabwe, a position which he held until 1987. Ten years later, he made the headlines when he was involved in a highly publicized trial after being accused of being a homosexual. He served six months in prison after being convicted of sodomy.

 14 
Louis Cyr
(Strongman)
Louis Cyr
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 10, 1863
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, Canada
Died: 1912
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Helmut Schmidt
(Politician)
Helmut Schmidt
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: 2015

Helmut Schmidt, who had once been the chancellor of Germany, was also an avid art connoisseur and a talented pianist. The SPD member had also been associated with the DIE ZEIT magazine and is remembered for his efficient management of the Hamburg storm flood as the police senator of Hamburg.

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Pope Leo I
(Bishop of Rome from 440 to 461)
Pope Leo I
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0400 AD
Birthplace: Tuscany, Italy
Died: 0461

Pope Leo I was the bishop of Rome from 440 to 461. A Roman Aristocrat, he is credited to have convinced Attila the Hun to turn back from his invasion of Italy. He was a prolific writer and around 100 sermons and 150 letters composed by him have been preserved. The Eastern Orthodox Church celebrates him on 18 February. 

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Ken Saro-Wiwa
(Nigerian Writer & Environmental Activist Who Led Nonviolent Campaigns Against Environmental Degradation)
Ken Saro-Wiwa
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bori, Nigeria
Died: 1995
Ken Saro-Wiwa was a Nigerian writer, environmental activist, and television producer. He is best remembered for leading nonviolent campaigns against environmental degradation of Ogoniland, home to the Ogoni people of Nigeria. Ken Saro-Wiwa's life and career inspired a couple of novels, namely The Other Side of Truth and Eclipse.  
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Dick the Bruiser
(American Professional Wrestler)
Dick the Bruiser
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delphi, Indiana, United States
Died: 1991
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Robert Enke
(German Professional Footballer Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
Robert Enke
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jena, Germany
Died: 2009
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Tommy Tedesco
(Guitarist, Jazz musician)
Tommy Tedesco
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Died: 1997
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Jimmie Dodd
(Former Actor best known as the master of ceremonies for the popular 1950s Walt Disney television series The Mickey Mouse Club)
Jimmie Dodd
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Birthdate: March 28, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: 1964
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Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt
(Viceroy of Egypt)
Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 4, 1789
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Drama, Greece
Died: 1848

Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt was an Egyptian army general who served as the regent of his father's Muhammad Ali dynasty in 1848 due to his father's ill health. Ibrahim Pasha is best remembered for his military victories, including his impressive success against the Ottoman Empire, for which he is counted among the greatest members of the Muhammad Ali dynasty.

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Wang Jingwei
(1st President of the Republic of China)
Wang Jingwei
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 4, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sanshui District, Foshan, China
Died: 1944
Wang Jingwei lost both his parents in childhood. He grew up to become a close associate of Sun Yat-sen. He was the first president of the Republic of China. His collaboration with Japan to form a government in Nanjing made him a traitor in the eyes of his countrymen. 
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Carmen McRae
(One of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th century)
Carmen McRae
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: 1994
 25 
Abel Gance
(Former film director, writer best known for three major silent films: J'accuse, La Roue, and Napoléon)
Abel Gance
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Birthdate: October 25, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1981
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John Trumbull
(War veterans)
John Trumbull
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Birthdate: June 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: 1843
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Lyubov Dostoevskaya
(Writer)
Lyubov Dostoevskaya
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: 1926

Lyubov Dostoevskaya was a Russian memoirist and writer. The daughter of popular Russian novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky and his wife Anna Grigoryevna Snitkina, Lyubov Dostoevskaya is best remembered for her work, Dostoyevsky as Portrayed by His Daughter. Many of her memoirs, which were written in French, were translated into other European languages.

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Hal Newhouser
(Baseball player)
Hal Newhouser
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1998
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Henry Wirz
(Swiss-American Officer of the Southern Army)
Henry Wirz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 25, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: 1865
 30 
Anita Berber
(German Dancer, Actress, and Writer)
Anita Berber
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: 1928

Anita Berber was a German dancer, writer, and actress. Berber's addiction to drugs and her choice of clothing in public events, which challenged social taboos at that time, overshadowed her professional achievements. In addition to her personal life, Anita Berber also achieved notoriety as a dancer; some of her performances featured total nudity. She died of tuberculosis at age 29.

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Ken Takakura
(Actor, Singer)
Ken Takakura
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Birthdate: February 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kitakyūshū
Died: 2014

Popularly known as the Clint Eastwood of Japan for playing brooding characters, Ken Takakura has mostly been part of yakuza movies that dealt with organized crime. He soared to fame with Abashiri Prison and later delivered award-winning performances in films such as Station, The Yellow Handkerchief, and Poppoya.

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Tutte Lemkow
(Actor)
Tutte Lemkow
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Birthdate: August 28, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: 1991
 33 
Irv Kupcinet
(Columnist)
Irv Kupcinet
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Birthdate: July 31, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Lawndale, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: 2003
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 34 
Mary Millar
(Actress)
Mary Millar
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Birthdate: July 26, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Doncaster, United Kingdom
Died: 1998
 35 
Ray Lovelock
(Actor)
Ray Lovelock
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Birthdate: June 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Gene Amdahl
(Entrepreneur)
Gene Amdahl
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 16, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flandreau, South Dakota, United States
Died: 2015
 37 
Sven Wollter
(Actor)
Sven Wollter
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Birthdate: January 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Died: 2020

 Hailed as one of the most celebrated Swedish actors, Sven Wollter was also an influential political activist, working for the Swedish communist party since his youth. Beginning his career on the stage, he debuted on screen as Gusten in Hemsöborna, gaining instant fame for it, continuing with his activism as well as acting till the very end.

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Jacques Chaban-Delmas
(Politician, Prime Minister)
Jacques Chaban-Delmas
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: 2000

After studying political science and law, Jacques Chaban-Delmas worked as a journalist. A prominent part of the Résistance movement, he officially began his political career as the mayor of Bordeaux, and later became the prime minister of France. He was also a skilled tennis and rugby player.

 39 
Joseph-François Dupleix
(French colonial official)
Joseph-François Dupleix
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1697
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Landrecies, France
Died: 1763
 40 
Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg
(Diplomat, Resistance fighter)
Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 20, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kemberg, Germany
Died: 1944

Friedrich-Werner Graf von der Schulenburg was a German diplomat who served as an ambassador and consul in several countries before World War I. His position as the German ambassador to the USSR was cut short by the German invasion of the Soviet Union. Schulenburg was accused of being a part of the failed 20 July plot and was executed in 1944.   

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Walter Sutton
(American Geneticist)
Walter Sutton
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 5, 1877
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States
Died: 1916

Walter Sutton was an American physician and geneticist best remembered for his Boveri-Sutton chromosome theory, which is widely regarded as one of the most important contributions to present-day biology. Walter Sutton is also credited with improving several medical and surgical practices, such as anesthetic techniques.

 42 
Kathleen O'Meara
(Writer)
Kathleen O'Meara
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1839 AD
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1888
 43 
Lola Rodriguez de Tio
(Poet)
Lola Rodriguez de Tio
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 14, 1843
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Germán, Puerto Rico
Died: 1924
 44 
Thomas Macdonough
(Naval officer)
Thomas Macdonough
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1783
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Trap, Delaware
Died: 1825
 45 
Pat Eddery
(Jockey and race horse trainer)
Pat Eddery
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newbridge, Ireland
Died: 2015
 46 
Kiyosi Itô
(Japanese Mathematician Who Invented the Concept of Stochastic Differential Equation and Stochastic Integral)
Kiyosi Itô
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hokusei-cho, Japan
Died: 2008

Kiyoshi Ito was a Japanese mathematician best remembered for his immense contributions to probability theory. He is credited with inventing the concept of stochastic differential equation and stochastic integral. Kiyoshi Ito is also credited with founding Itô calculus. In 2006, Kiyoshi Ito was honored with the prestigious Gauss Prize by the International Mathematical Union.

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Pope Paul III
(Head of the Catholic Church (1534 - 1549))
Pope Paul III
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Birthdate: February 29, 1468
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Canino, Italy
Died: 1549

Alessandro Farnese, who later came to be known as Pope Paul III, was the last Renaissance pope and the first pope who belonged to the Counter-Reformation era. A patron of the arts, he commissioned legendary painter Michelangelo to paint frescoes in the Pauline Chapel of the Vatican.

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Saeb Erekat
(Palestinian Diplomat and Politician)
Saeb Erekat
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abu Dis, Jordanian-ruled West Bank
Died: 2020
Saeb Erekat was a Palestinian diplomat and politician. He was a Member of the Palestinian Parliament for Jericho from 1996 to 2020. As the chief negotiator, Erekat was involved in almost all negotiations with Israel from 1995 to 2003. He also served as the secretary general of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee from 2015 until his demise in 2020. 
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Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki
(Ruler)
Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki
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Birthdate: July 31, 1640
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bilyi Kamin', Ukraine
Died: 1673
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Hazel Crane
(Socialite)
Hazel Crane
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1951 AD
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: 2003

A well-known South African socialite and businesswoman, Hazel Crane once smuggled diamonds and worked at a strip club. She had also been a nurse. She was gunned down while traveling in her car to testify against Israeli mafia boss Lior Saat. Her interesting life later became public through her post-humous memoir.