Died On November 12th

Discover the most famous people who died on November 12. The list includes people like William Holden, Madan Mohan Malaviya, Wilma Rudolph, Elizabeth Gaskell, Norman Bethune. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, novelists and composers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Spain and many more countries.
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Stan Lee
(Primary Creative Leader of Marvel Comics and Characters such as 'Spider-Man', 'X-Men' and 'Iron Man')
Stan Lee
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Birthdate: December 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 2018

Stan Lee was one of the most popular comic book writers, thanks to his appearances in several Marvel movies. He is well-known as the co-creator of many famous superheroes, including Iron Man, Spider-Man, and the Hulk. He pioneered a naturalistic method to writing superhero comics and challenged the Comics Code Authority, which ultimately led to changes in its policies.

 2 
Jonathan Brandis
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Birthdate: April 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut
Died: 2003
Jonathan Brandis began as a child actor/model and made his acting debut with One Life to Live. He was best known for his Saturn Award-nominated performance in The Never Ending Story II and for his role of Lucas Wolenczak in seaQuest DSV. He eventually committed suicide due to depression.
 3 
William Holden
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classical Hollywood Cinema)
William Holden
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Birthdate: April 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: O'Fallon, Illinois, United States
Died: 1981

William Holden is best known for his Academy Award-winning performance in Stalag 17 and his Emmy-winning role in the TV film The Blue Knight. He also appeared in the films Sunset Boulevard and The Bridge on the River Kwai, and on Lux Radio Theatre. He was also a wildlife conservationist.

 4 
Wilma Rudolph
(The First American Woman to Win Three Gold Medals in a Single Olympic Games)
Wilma Rudolph
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 1994

Sprinter Wilma Rudolph made history by becoming the first American female athlete to win three track and field gold medals in a single Olympic game. As a child, she needed orthopedic shoes to help her walk. The sports icon lost her life to cancer but was immortalized through books and movies.

 5 
Eve Arden
(Actress)
Eve Arden
2
Birthdate: April 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mill Valley, California, USA
Died: 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Sergio Oliva
(American Bodybuilder and Three-Time Mr. Olympia)
Sergio Oliva
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Guanabacoa, Havana, Cuba
Died: 2012
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Robert Stephens
(Actor)
Robert Stephens
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Birthdate: July 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK
Died: 1995
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 8 
Elizabeth Gaskell
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 29, 1810
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chelsea, England
Died: 1865
 9 
Liu Shaoqi
(Politician)
Liu Shaoqi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Huaminglou, Changsha, China
Died: 1969

Liu Shaoqi was a Chinese politician, revolutionary, and theorist. He served as the vice-chairman of the Chinese Communist Party from 1956 to 1966. From 1959 to 1968, he served as the Chairman of the People's Republic of China, implementing several policies of economic reconstruction in the country. For 15 long years, Liu was the third most influential man in China.

 10 
H. R. Haldeman
(Government Official)
H. R. Haldeman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 27, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 1993
 11 
Warren Clarke
(Actor)
Warren Clarke
1
Birthdate: April 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oldham, England
Died: 2014
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Cnut
(King of all England and Denmark and the Norwegians and Some of the Swedes)
Cnut
2
Birthdate: 0990 AD
Birthplace: Denmark
Died: 1035
 13 
Penny Singleton
(Actress)
Penny Singleton
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Birthdate: September 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2003
 14 
Ira Levin
(Novelist)
Ira Levin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2007
 15 
Norman Bethune
(Physician)
Norman Bethune
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: March 4, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gravenhurst, Canada
Died: 1939

Canadian thoracic surgeon Norman Bethune served as an army physician for the Canadian Army during World War I. He revolutionized medical science by introducing the concept of mobile blood-transfusion. A Communist Party of Canada member, he later served the Chinese army against Japan, becoming a revered name in China.

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Thomas Fairfax
(Political leader)
Thomas Fairfax
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 17, 1612
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Denton Hall, Wharfedale
Died: 1671
 17 
David Pearson
(American Stock Car Driver)
David Pearson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2018
 18 
Percival Lowell
(Astronomer, Mathematician)
Percival Lowell
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 13, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston
Died: 1916

Born into the famous Brahmin Lowell family of Massachusetts, Percival Lowell studied at Harvard, where he excelled in math. He managed a cotton mill and also spent time in Asia as a diplomat. He is best remembered for initiating the discovery of Pluto and for studying the canals on Mars.

 19 
Bill Dickey
(Baseball player)
Bill Dickey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bastrop, Louisiana, United States
Died: 1993
 20 
John Hawkins
(Privateer)
John Hawkins
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1532
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth, Devon, England
Died: 1595
 21 
Madan Mohan Malaviya
(Politician & Educationist)
Madan Mohan Malaviya
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1861
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Allahabad, India
Died: 1946

Madan Mohan Malaviya was an Indian educational reformer and politician. He is best remembered for playing an important role in India's freedom struggle. He served as the president of the Indian National Congress on three occasions and founded a political party named Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha. He also co-founded Central Hindu College and worked towards promoting modern education in India.

 22 
Mitch Mitchell
(Drummer, Actor, Film actor)
Mitch Mitchell
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ealing
Died: 2008
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Didacus of Alcalá
(Spanish Franciscan Lay Brother Who is Remembered for His Missionary Work in the Canary Islands)
Didacus of Alcalá
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1400 AD
Birthplace: San Nicolás del Puerto, Spain
Died: 1463

Didacus of Alcalá was a Franciscan lay brother best remembered for his missionary work in the Canary Islands. Many miracles have been attributed to him and he is considered a saint by the Roman Catholic Church. Didacus of Alcalá is the patron of the Diocese of San Diego.

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Lupita Tovar
(Actor, Film actor)
Lupita Tovar
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Birthdate: July 27, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oaxaca de Juárez
Died: 2016
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Henryk Górecki
(Polish Composer of Contemporary Classical Music)
Henryk Górecki
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 6, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Czernica, Poland
Died: 2010

Polish composer Henryk Górecki of contemporary classical music emerged as a prominent figure of the Polish avant-garde during the post-Stalin cultural thaw. His recording of Symphony no.3 with American soprano Dawn Upshaw and American conductor David Zinman became both a critical and commercial success selling over a million copies and raising Górecki’s international popularity to new heights.

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John Tavener
(Composer)
John Tavener
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wembley, England
Died: 2013
 27 
Tony Thompson
(Drummer)
Tony Thompson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2003
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Fred Hutchinson
(Baseball player)
Fred Hutchinson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: 1964
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Baroness Orczy
(British Novelist and Playwright Best Known for Her Series of Novels Featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel)
Baroness Orczy
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 23, 1865
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tarnaörs, Heves County, Hungary
Died: 1947

Best known for her historical novel The Scarlet Pimpernel, Hungarian-British novelist Emma Orczy was the only child of noted composer Baron Felix Orczy. While she initially studied art, she later took to writing. Apart from the Pimpernel sequels, she also penned several collections of detective stories, such as Lady Molly of Scotland Yard.

 30 
Liz Smith
Liz Smith
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Birthdate: February 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: 2017
 31 
Dolores Ibárruri
(Politician)
Dolores Ibárruri
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1895
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gallarta, Biscay, Spain
Died: 1989
 32 
Lynn Kellogg
(Actress)
Lynn Kellogg
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Birthdate: April 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Appleton, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 2020
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Chang Yu-sheng
(Singer-songwriters, Record producer)
Chang Yu-sheng
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Magong, Penghu, Taiwan
Died: 1997
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Marcus Daly
(Businessman)
Marcus Daly
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 5, 1841
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ballyjamesduff, Ireland
Died: 1900

Born into a poor peasant family, Marcus Daly was 14 when he arrived in New York as an Irish refugee. He started his career unloading ships and then worked as a ranch boy and a railroad worker, eventually taking over the copper mining industry and emerging as a Copper King of Montana.

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Al Mancini
(Actor)
Al Mancini
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Birthdate: November 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, United States
Died: 2007
 36 
Leah Rabin
(Yitzhak Rabin's wife)
Leah Rabin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Russia
Died: 2000
 37 
Albert Hague
(Songwriter)
Albert Hague
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 13, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 2001
 38 
James Michael Curley
(Politician)
James Michael Curley
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 20, 1874
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1958
 39 
Joseph Gurney Cannon
(Politician)
Joseph Gurney Cannon
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 7, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guilford County, North Carolina, United States
Died: 1926
 40 
J. Hector St. John de Crèvecœur
(Writer)
J. Hector St. John de Crèvecœur
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1735
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Caen, France
Died: 1813
 41 
Alfréd Hajós
(The First Modern Olympic Swimming Champion)
Alfréd Hajós
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1955

Alfréd Hajós was a Hungarian football player, swimmer, and architect. He is best remembered for winning two gold medals in swimming at the 1896 Olympic Games, becoming the first modern Olympic swimming champion. He was also Hungary's first Olympic champion. Alfréd Hajós was made an inductee of the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1981.

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Rosemary Rogers
(Writer)
Rosemary Rogers
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Panadura, Sri Lanka
Died: 2019
 43 
Duncan II of Scotland
(King)
Duncan II of Scotland
0
Birthdate: 1060 AD
Birthplace: Scotland
Died: 1094
 44 
John Henry, Margrave of Moravia
(Nobleman)
John Henry, Margrave of Moravia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1322
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mělník, Czechia
Died: 1375
 45 
Sula Benet
(Anthropologist)
Sula Benet
0
Birthdate: September 23, 1903
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: 1982
 46 
Minoru Yasui
(Lawyer)
Minoru Yasui
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 19, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hood River
Died: 1986
 47 
Juan Negrín
(Prime Minister of Spain from 1937 to 1939)
Juan Negrín
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Las Palmas , Spain
Died: 1956

Juan Negrín was a Spanish physician and politician. He is best remembered for his service as the Prime Minister of Spain from 17 May 1937 to 31 March 1939. An important political leader, Juan Negrín also served as the Minister of the Treasury and as the Minister of National Defence from 5 April 1938 to 31 March 1939.

 48 
Henry Villard
(American Financier and Journalist)
Henry Villard
1
Birthdate: April 10, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Speyer, Germany
Died: 1900
 49 
Anne, duke de Montmorency
(French Soldier, Diplomat, and Statesman)
Anne, duke de Montmorency
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 15, 1493
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chantilly, France
Died: 1567
 50 
Julia Marlowe
(Actress)
Julia Marlowe
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1865
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cumberland, England
Died: 1950