Died On November 1st

Discover the most famous people who died on November 1. The list includes people like Ezra Pound, Fred Thompson, Alexander III of Russia, King Vidor, Severo Ochoa. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, soldiers and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, France & United Kingdom and many more countries.
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Fred Thompson
(Former United States Senator from Tennessee (1994 - 2003))
Fred Thompson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sheffield, Alabama, United States
Died: 2015

Fred Thompson was an American politician, lobbyist, attorney, columnist, radio personality, and actor. From 1994 to 2003, Thompson served as the United States Senator from Tennessee. As an actor, he played important roles in several films and TV series, such as Law & Order and Barbarians at the Gate.

 2 
Charles II of Spain
(King of Spain from 1665 to 1700)
Charles II of Spain
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Birthdate: November 6, 1661
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: 1700

Charles II of Spain reigned as the king of Spain from 1665 to 1700. He was the last king from the House of Habsburg to rule the Spanish Empire. Despite suffering from many illnesses throughout his life, Charles proved to be a reasonably influential king. The town of Charleroi and the Caroline Islands in modern Belgium were named after Charles.

 3 
Dale Carnegie
(Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public Speaker)
Dale Carnegie
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 24, 1888
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maryville, Missouri, United States
Died: 1955
Writer and academic Dale Carnegie is best remembered for his work on courses in areas such as corporate training, self-improvement, and salesmanship. He started his career as a salesperson. He wrote many books, including the international bestseller How to Win Friends and Influence People, and was a successful lecturer, too.
 4 
Mamie Eisenhower
(First Lady of the United States as the Wife of President Dwight D. Eisenhower)
Mamie Eisenhower
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boone, Iowa, United States
Died: 1979

Mamie Eisenhower was the First Lady of the U.S. through her marriage to President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Her love for elegant attires got her featured on the New York Dress Institute’s list of the best-dressed women. She gave rise to the Mamie Look and the Mami Pink shade.

 5 
Paul Tibbets
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, United States
Died: 2007
 6 
Alfred Wegener
(German Climatologist and Geophysicist Known for His 'Continental Drift Theory')
Alfred Wegener
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Birthdate: November 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1930

In the early 1900s, meteorologist Alfred Wegener did not find too many takers for his theory that all the continents of the world had initially been a single mass named Pangaea and that continental drift had caused them to split apart. Wegener died on his fourth expedition in Greenland.

 7 
Ezra Pound
(American Poet and Critic Known for His Works: ‘Ripostes’, ‘Hugh Selwyn Mauberley’ and the Epic Poem, ‘The Cantos’)
Ezra Pound
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Idaho, United States
Died: 1972
American poet Ezra Pound was a significant figure in the modernist poetry movement who developed imagism and gained fame with works such as Ripostes and The Cantos. He later promoted social credit theory. During World War II, he supported fascism, participating in radio broadcasts against the U.S. and Jews. 
 8 
Yma Súmac
(American-Peruvian soprano)
Yma Súmac
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cajamarca, Peru
Died: 2008
 9 
Phil Silvers
(American Entertainer and Comedic Actor)
Phil Silvers
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Birthdate: May 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1985

Phil Silvers was an American comedian and entertainer. Dubbed the King of Chutzpah, Silvers won two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Tony Awards during his illustrious career that spanned almost six decades. In 1996, he was ranked 31st on TV Guide's list of 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. Silvers’ work has inspired other comedians like Dick Van Dyke.

 10 
Alexander III of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1881 - 1894))
Alexander III of Russia
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Birthdate: March 10, 1845
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1894
Alexander III ruled as the emperor of Russia, the king Poland, and the grand duke of Finland, from 1881 to 1894. He reversed many liberal policies that had been implemented by his father, Alexander II, earlier. He passed the “May Laws” and did not participate in any major war.
 11 
Mitch Lucker
(Best Known as the Lead Singer for the Deathcore Band ‘Suicide Silence’)
Mitch Lucker
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States
Died: 2012

Mitch Lucker was an American singer and songwriter remembered for his work as the lead vocalist of the band Suicide Silence. A tattoo enthusiast, Mitch Lucker was known for his extensive collection of tattoos that covered his torso, arms, fingers, and neck. After his death at age 28, his bandmates established the Kenadee Lucker Education Fund to benefit his daughter.

 12 
Noah Beery Jr.
(Actor)
Noah Beery Jr.
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Birthdate: August 10, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1994
 13 
King Vidor
(Film Director and Producer)
King Vidor
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Birthdate: February 8, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, U.S.
Died: 1982
 14 
Wayne Static
(Musician)
Wayne Static
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Birthdate: November 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, USA
Died: 2014
 15 
Rudy Boesch
(Military personnel, Reality television participant)
Rudy Boesch
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
Died: 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Archduke Otto of Austria
(Archduke of Austria)
Archduke Otto of Austria
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 21, 1865
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Graz, Austria
Died: 1906
 17 
J. R. Jayewardene
(2nd President of Sri Lanka (1978-1989), 7th Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1977-1978))
J. R. Jayewardene
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Died: 1996

J. R. Jayewardene was a Sri Lankan politician and leader. He served as the prime minister of Sri Lanka from 1977 to 1978 and then went on to serve as the country's second president from 1978 to 1989. A controversial figure, Jayewardene's actions have been recognized as a contributing factor to the commencement of the Sri Lankan Civil War.

 18 
Pietro Badoglio
(Prime Minister of Italy from 1943 to 1944)
Pietro Badoglio
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1871
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Grazzano Badoglio, Italy
Died: 1956

Initially an artillery officer, Pietro Badoglio served as a general during the two World Wars. He eventually signed an armistice with the Allies to withdraw Italian forces from World War II. He eventually served as the prime minister of Italy and was also the 1st Duke of Addis Abeba.

 19 
Severo Ochoa
(Physician and Biochemist)
Severo Ochoa
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 14, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luarca, Spain
Died: 1993

Nobel Prize-winning Spanish biochemist Severo Ochoa is remembered for his discovery of the enzyme polynucleotide phosphorylase and his subsequent success in synthesizing RNA. His research took him to top institutes such as the universities of Oxford and Heidelberg. He had also taught at the New York University.

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Jacques Piccard
(Engineer)
Jacques Piccard
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Birthdate: July 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brussels
Died: 2008

Oceanic engineer Jacques Piccard is remembered for his revolutionary inventions such as the mesoscaphe and the bathyscaphe, which he had built for under-sea exploration. The son of renowned engineer and explorer Auguste Piccard, he was initially an economics teacher but later began collaborating with his father on various inventions.

 21 
Jan Matejko
(Painter)
Jan Matejko
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Birthdate: July 30, 1838
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kraków, Poland
Died: 1893
 22 
René Lévesque
(Politician and Journalist)
René Lévesque
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Campbellton, Canada
Died: 1987
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Jimmy Carl Black
(Drummer, Record producer)
Jimmy Carl Black
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 1, 1938
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: 2008
 24 
Theodore Hall
(American Physicist Who was One of the Atomic Spies for the Soviet Union During World War II)
Theodore Hall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1999

Theodore Hall was an American physicist. He was one of the atomic spies for the Soviet Union during World War II. Hall gave a detailed description of a plutonium bomb named Fat Man to the Soviet Union. He also passed on vital information such as the processes involved for purifying plutonium. His life inspired a documentary titled A Compassionate Spy.

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Skitch Henderson
(Pianist)
Skitch Henderson
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 27, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Halstad, Minnesota, United States
Died: 2005
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Georgios Papandreou
(Politician, Economist, Diplomat, Lawyer)
Georgios Papandreou
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kalentzi
Died: 1968

Georgios Papandreou was a Greek politician who served as the Prime Minister of Greece on three occasions between 1944 and 1965. Papandreou, whose illustrious political career spanned over 50 years, is also credited with founding the Papandreou political dynasty. Georgios Papandreou was also counted among the best orators in Greece.

 27 
Mac Dre
(Musician, Rapper)
Mac Dre
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 5, 1970
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oakland
Died: 2004
 28 
Kevin Barry
(Revolutionary)
Kevin Barry
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1920
 29 
Alexandra Feodorovna
(Former Empress Consort of Russia (1825 - 1855))
Alexandra Feodorovna
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 13, 1798
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: 1860

Alexandra Feodorovna Romanova was the daughter of Frederick William III, King of Prussia, and Duchess Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. She had a difficult childhood and lost her mother when she was just 12. She married Nicholas I, who later reigned as Emperor of Russia. The couple had a happy marriage that lasted till Nicholas’ death in 1855. 

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William Styron
(military personnel, novelist, autobiographer, writer)
William Styron
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hilton Village
Died: 2006
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Nikolay Przhevalsky
(Geographer, Explorer)
Nikolay Przhevalsky
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Birthdate: April 12, 1839
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Smolensk, Russia
Died: 1888

Nikolay Przhevalsky was a Russian imperial geographer. A renowned explorer of Central and East Asia, he traveled through regions then unknown to the West. He is credited to have made a substantial contribution to European knowledge of Central Asian geography. However, despite his attempts, he could never reach his ultimate goal, the holy city of Lhasa in Tibet.

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Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander
(Solicitor)
Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 2, 1898
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1989
 33 
Bill Tilghman
(Politician)
Bill Tilghman
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Birthdate: July 4, 1854
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fort Dodge
Died: 1924

Bill Tilghman was a gunfighter, career lawman, and politician in Kansas and Oklahoma. He was active during the late 19th century and became a legendary figure after he single-handedly captured the notorious bandit Bill Doolin and killed many members of his gang. He became a politician later in his career and served as an Oklahoma state senator. 

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Florence Mills
(Singer)
Florence Mills
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 25, 1896
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: 1927
 35 
John Chard
(Engineer, Military personnel)
John Chard
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1847
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Plymouth
Died: 1897

Royal Engineers army officer John Chard was one of the 11 men to receive the Victoria Cross for defeating a Zulu army of 4,000 warriors at the battle of Rorke's Drift, with a British army of 135. His handwritten account of the war was later auctioned off for £175,000.

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Bettye Ackerman
(Actress)
Bettye Ackerman
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Birthdate: February 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cottageville, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2006
 37 
Steven Runciman
(Historian)
Steven Runciman
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Birthdate: July 7, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Northumberland, England
Died: 2000
 38 
John Lindley
(British Botanist, Gardener and Orchidologist)
John Lindley
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 5, 1799
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Old Catton, England
Died: 1865

The son of a nurseryman, British botanist John Lindley revolutionized the plant classification system by introducing a method of considering all characters of plants. Known for his iconic work The Vegetable Kingdom, he also had a wide collection of orchids, which eventually found a place at the Kew Gardens.

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Theodor Mommsen
(German Historian and Writer Famous for His Masterpiece 'Römische Geschichte')
Theodor Mommsen
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Birthdate: November 30, 1817
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Garding, Germany
Died: 1903

One of the most influential 19th-century classicists, Theodor Mommsen donned many hats and was at the same time a historian, a philologist, a legal scholar, and an archaeologist. His legendary A History of Rome won him a Nobel Prize in Literature. He had also fathered 16 children.

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Alfred Jarry
(Playwright, Writer, Poet, Novelist)
Alfred Jarry
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1873
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laval
Died: 1907
 41 
Zachariah Chandler
(Politician)
Zachariah Chandler
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 10, 1813
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
Died: 1879
 42 
Elsa Maxwell
(Writer)
Elsa Maxwell
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Birthdate: May 24, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Keokuk, Iowa, United States
Died: 1963
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Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias
(Crown prince)
Philip Prospero, Prince of Asturias
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 28, 1657
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Royal Alcazar of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Died: 1661
 44 
Max Linder
(French Comedian and the World's First Movie Star)
Max Linder
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Birthdate: December 16, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cavernes, Saint-Loubès, Gironde, French Third Republic
Died: 1925

French comedian, filmmaker, and screenwriter of the silent-film era, Gabriel Leuvielle, better known as Max Linder, is remembered as the world’s first movie star. He is known to have influenced Charlie Chaplin. He also created his iconic character Max, beginning with The Skater's Debut, and played it in several comedies later.

 45 
Diana Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington
(Intelligence officer)
Diana Wellesley, Duchess of Wellington
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 14, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Woolwich, London, England
Died: 2010
 46 
Charles Leclerc
(French Army General)
Charles Leclerc
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 17, 1772
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pontoise, France
Died: 1802
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Lima Barreto
(Brazilian Novelist and Journalist Who is Famous for the Novel 'Triste Fim de Policarpo Quaresma')
Lima Barreto
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 13, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: 1922

Brazilian author Afonso Henriques de Lima Barreto was one of the greatest figures of pre-modernism and also a talented journalist. Best known for his iconic novel Triste Fim de Policarpo Quaresma, he was a master of satire. He later suffered from serious bouts of mental illness.

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George A. Sheehan
(Officer, Cardiologist)
George A. Sheehan
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: November 5, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1993

Apart from being a qualified doctor, George A. Sheehan has also gained fame as an author of books in running. Though he followed in his father’s footsteps to become a cardiologist, he later followed his early passion of track by writing bestsellers such as Running & Being.

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Alda Merini
(Writer)
Alda Merini
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: 2009
 50 
Mieczysław Moczar
(Politician)
Mieczysław Moczar
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland
Died: 1986