Died On November 22nd

Discover the most famous people who died on November 22. The list includes people like C. S. Lewis, Aldous Huxley, Jack London, Mae West, Anthony Burgess. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, composers and anthropologists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Australia & New Zealand and many more countries.
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John F. Kennedy
(35th President of the United States (1961 - 1963))
John F. Kennedy
175
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1963

The 35th President of the United States, John F Kennedy was a charismatic leader who, during his tenure, ably dealt with Cuban missile crisis, proposed public service programmes and lent support to the growing civil rights movement. Before becoming one of the youngest Presidents of the country, he served in the navy, U.S. House of Representatives and the US Senate.

 2 
C. S. Lewis
(Known for His Classic Series 'The Chronicles of Narnia')
C. S. Lewis
23
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: 1963

C. S. Lewis was a British writer whose books have sold millions of copies worldwide after having been translated into over 30 languages. His works, such as The Chronicles of Narnia, have inspired the works of other famous authors. Lewis' work continues to attract readership and he was ranked 11th on The Times' 50 greatest British writers since 1945 list.

 3 
Michael Hutchence
(Lead Singer and Lyricist of the Rock Band 'INXS')
Michael Hutchence
49
Birthdate: January 22, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: 1997

Michael Hutchence, co-founder of the Australian rock band INXS, was known for his wild lifestyle, his affairs with celebrities, and his history of drug abuse. He was named to News.com’s list of the 15 greatest Australian singers of all time but unfortunately died by suicide in a Sydney hotel room.

 4 
Jack London
(Novelist & Journalist)
Jack London
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Birthdate: January 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: 1916

Jack London was an American novelist, social activist, and journalist. A pioneer of American magazines and commercial fiction, London was one of the first authors from the US to become an international celebrity. His life and work inspired several films, such as the 1943 movie Jack London and 1980 film Klondike Fever. He was also portrayed in several TV series.

 5 
Aldous Huxley
(Writer and Philosopher Best Known for His Novels: ‘Brave New World’, ‘Island’ and ‘Point Counter Point’)
Aldous Huxley
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Godalming, England
Died: 1963

English writer and philosopher Aldous Huxley wrote countless books, including novels, short stories, non-fiction, and poems. He is best remembered for his science-fiction novels Brave New World and Island. The seven-time Nobel Prize nominee was also a Companion of Literature of the Royal Society of Literature and a Vedanta believer.

 6 
Mae West
(Actress, Screenwriter, Singer)
Mae West
10
Birthdate: August 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 1980
Mae West began her career as a child actor in vaudeville. She later appeared in films such as You Done Me Wrong and Go West, Young Man. She became famous for her signature double entendres and sexual liberty she projected on screen. She also wrote books and plays later.
 7 
Joanna Moore
(American Film and Television Actress)
Joanna Moore
6
Birthdate: November 10, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Parrott, Georgia, United States
Died: 1997

Joanna Moore was an American actress whose career reached its peak during the 1960s when she was often featured in popular TV shows like Alfred Hitchcock Presents. However, she lost her popularity to drug and alcohol abuse, which worsened during the 1970s and 1980s. Eventually, she started making headlines for the wrong reasons and died of lung cancer in 1997.

 8 
Shemp Howard
(Comedian, Actor and Member of the Comedy Team ‘The Three Stooges’)
Shemp Howard
9
Birthdate: March 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1955
Samuel Horwitz, better known as Shemp Howard, gained fame as part of the comedy act Ted Healy and his Stooges, which later turned into the iconic slapstick comedy group The Three Stooges, featured in scores of movies. Samuel had marked phobias regarding many things, such as airplanes and dogs.
 9 
Scatman Crothers
(Actor and Musician)
Scatman Crothers
10
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Died: 1986

Scatman Crothers was an American musician and actor. Also a prolific voice-over actor, Crothers contributed immensely to the success of several animated TV series, such as Harlem Globetrotters, The Transformers, and Hong Kong Phooey. For his contribution to the American TV and film industry, Scatman Crothers was awarded a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 10 
Sterling Holloway
(Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor)
Sterling Holloway
10
Birthdate: January 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Georgia
Died: 1992
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Ahmed I
(Ottoman Emperor)
Ahmed I
16
Birthdate: April 18, 1590
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manisa, Turkey
Died: 1617
Ahmed I reigned as the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1603 till 1617. He ended the Ottoman tradition of royal fratricide upon taking over the throne. He constructed the iconic Blue Mosque of Turkey. He also patronized art, especially calligraphy, and wrote poems under the pseudonym Bahti.
 12 
Khadīja bint Khuwaylid
(First Wife of Muhammad ibn Abdullah)
Khadīja bint Khuwaylid
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0555 AD
Birthplace: Saudi Arabia
Died: 0619

Khadīja bint Khuwaylid was the first wife of Muhammad ibn Abdullah, the founder of Islam. She is also widely regarded as Muhammad's first follower. A successful businesswoman, Khadīja is an important female figure in the Islamic tradition and is counted among the four ladies of heaven. Khadīja bint Khuwaylid is often referred to as The Mother of Believers by Muslims.

 13 
Robert Clive
(The First British Governor of the Bengal Presidency in British India)
Robert Clive
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 25, 1725
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Styche Hall, England
Died: 1774

Robert Clive was a military officer and the first British Governor of the Bengal Presidency in British India. Nicknamed Clive of India, Robert Clive is credited with laying the foundation of the East India Company rule in Bengal. He won the Battle of Plassey in 1757, which enabled him to establish Company rule in Bengal.

 14 
Mary Kay Ash
(Businesswoman)
Mary Kay Ash
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 12, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hot Wells, Cypress, Texas, United States
Died: 2001
 15 
J. D. Tippit
(Police officer)
J. D. Tippit
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 18, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Annona, Texas, United States
Died: 1963
 16 
Kato Svanidze
(First Wife of Joseph Stalin)
Kato Svanidze
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: 1907

Ekaterine "Kato" Svanidze, a shy girl from a poor Georgian family, was the first of Joseph Stalin’s two wives. Stalin, then 24, fell in love with a 16-year-old Kato while studying together at the Tiflis Spiritual Seminary. She died a year after the birth of their son, Yakov.

 17 
Michael Conrad
(Actor)
Michael Conrad
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Birthdate: October 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1983
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 18 
Jean Batten
(Aviator Who Made Record Breaking Trans-world Flights)
Jean Batten
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rotorua, New Zealand
Died: 1982

Born to a dentist father in New Zealand, Jean Batten was initially sent to England to study music. However, she earned a pilot’s license instead and made many aviation records, which included completing the first solo flight from England to New Zealand. In her final years, she became a recluse.

 19 
Parley Baer
(Actor)
Parley Baer
4
Birthdate: August 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: 2002
 20 
Anthony Burgess
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 25, 1917
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harpurhey, Lancashire, England
Died: 1993
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Lynn Margulis
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: 2011

Lynn Margulis was an evolutionary theorist, biologist, educator, and science author. She was a modern proponent of the significance of symbiosis in evolution. Along with British chemist James Lovelock, Margulis was the co-developer of the Gaia hypothesis. She was a strong critic of neo-Darwinism. In 2001, she was honored with the Golden Plate Award of the American Academy of Achievement. 

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Dmitri Hvorostovsky
(Opera singer)
Dmitri Hvorostovsky
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Died: 2017
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 23 
Arthur Eddington
(Astronomer)
Arthur Eddington
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 28, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kendal
Died: 1944

Arthur Eddington was an English physicist, astronomer, and mathematician. He wrote numerous articles that explained Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity to the English-speaking world. He began his career in academics and eventually shifted to astronomy, becoming the chief assistant to the Astronomer Royal at the Royal Greenwich Observatory. He was a recipient of the Henry Draper Medal. 

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Vladimir Demikhov
(Organ Transplant Pioneer)
Vladimir Demikhov
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 18, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: 1998
While some called him a mad scientist, Vladimir Demikhov is now remembered as a pioneer of organ transplantation. The Soviet scientist coined the term transplantology and shocked the world by creating two-headed dogs, by attaching the head of one dog to the body of another. 
 25 
Walter Reed
(U.S. Army Physician Who Led a Team Which Confirmed That Yellow Fever Gets Transmitted By a Mosquito)
Walter Reed
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1851
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belroi, Virginia, United States
Died: 1902

Walter Reed was a U.S. Army physician best remembered for leading a team which confirmed that yellow fever gets transmitted by a mosquito rather than by direct contact. His work went a long way in the fight against yellow fever.

 26 
Arthur Sullivan
(Composer)
Arthur Sullivan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 13, 1842
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lambeth, London
Died: 1900
 27 
Tokugawa Yoshinobu
(15th and Last ShōGun of the Tokugawa Shogunate of Japan)
Tokugawa Yoshinobu
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 28, 1837
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: 1913

Tokugawa Yoshinobu was the 15th and last shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan. During his tenure, he aimed to reform the shogunate but was largely unsuccessful. He resigned in 1867 and went into retirement, choosing to lead a private life away from the public eye. He had multiple hobbies, including photography, oil painting, archery, hunting, and cycling.

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Bryce Courtenay
(One of Australia's Best-Selling Authors, Known for His Book ‘The Power of One’)
Bryce Courtenay
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: 2012

Bryce Courtenay was a South African-Australian novelist and advertising director. Best remembered for his novel The Power of One, Courtenay remains one of Australia's best-selling writers several years after his death. Bryce Courtenay's relationship with his readers played an important role in his success; he often gave away free books to gain a loyal fan base.

 29 
Ralph Branca
(Baseball player)
Ralph Branca
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Died: 2016
 30 
Hans Adolf Krebs
(British Biologist Who was a Pioneer Scientist in the Study of Cellular Perspiration)
Hans Adolf Krebs
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany
Died: 1981

Born to an ENT surgeon in Germany, Hans Adolf Krebs followed in his father’s footsteps and studied medicine. After fleeing Nazi Germany, he went to England, where he joined the University of Cambridge as a researcher. The Nobel Prize-winning scientist is remembered for his groundbreaking discovery of cellular respiration.

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Mustafa Nadarević
(Actor)
Mustafa Nadarević
2
Birthdate: May 2, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Died: 2020
 32 
Lorenz Hart
(Lyricist, Composer, Playwright, Songwriter, Librettist)
Lorenz Hart
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1943
 33 
Henry Wilson
(18th Vice President of the U.S.A)
Henry Wilson
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 16, 1812
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Farmington
Died: 1875
 34 
Luis Barragán
(Mexican architect)
Luis Barragán
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 9, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Died: 1988
 35 
Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut
(Writer)
Mary Boykin Miller Chesnut
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 31, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: near Stateburg, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: 1886
 36 
Kim Young-sam
(Politician)
Kim Young-sam
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Geoje
Died: 2015
 37 
Christian Marquand
(Actor)
Christian Marquand
1
Birthdate: March 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: 2000
 38 
Lin Zexu
(Official)
Lin Zexu
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1785
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fuzhou, China
Died: 1850
 39 
Asima Chatterjee
(Chemist)
Asima Chatterjee
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kolkata, India
Died: 2006
 40 
Kurt Koffka
(German Psychologist and Professor)
Kurt Koffka
1
Birthdate: March 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1941
 41 
Maurice Béjart
(Swiss Dancer, Choreographer and Opera Director Who Ran the 'Béjart Ballet Lausanne')
Maurice Béjart
2
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: 2007

Maurice Béjart was a French-born Swiss dancer, opera director, and choreographer. He is credited with founding the popular Swiss ballet company Béjart Ballet Lausanne. During his lifetime, Maurice Béjart was honored with several awards, including the Belgian Ordre de la Couronne, Erasmus Prize, Deutscher Tanzpreis, and the Prix Benois de la Danse for his contributions to the arts. 

 42 
Danielle Mitterrand
(François Mitterrand's wife)
Danielle Mitterrand
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Verdun, Meuse, France
Died: 2011
 43 
Frank Fenner
(Australian Scientist With a Distinguished Career in the Field of Virology Across the Globe)
Frank Fenner
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ballarat, Australia
Died: 2010

Frank Fenner was an Australian scientist best remembered for his achievements in the field of virology. He played a key role in the eradication of smallpox. He is also credited with introducing the Myxoma virus, which played a major role in controlling Australia's rabbit plague. During his illustrious career, Fenner was honored with prestigious awards, such as the WHO Medal.

 44 
María Casares
(Actress)
María Casares
2
Birthdate: November 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: A Coruña, Galicia, Spain
Died: 1996
 45 
Raymond Dart
(Anatomist & Anthropologist Known for His Involvement in the Discovery of the First Fossil of 'Australopithecus Africanus')
Raymond Dart
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Birthdate: February 4, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brisbane, Australia
Died: 1988

Born to a farmer in Australia, Raymond Dart initially wished to become a medical missionary to China. However, he was later pushed by his father to study science. He later grew up to be a renowned anatomist and anthropologist, best known for discovering the first fossil of the Australopithecus africanus.

 46 
Philip de László
(Painter)
Philip de László
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Birthdate: April 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: 1937
 47 
Terence Donovan
(British Photographer and Film Director Known for His Fashion Photography of the 1960s)
Terence Donovan
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: September 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stepney, London, England
Died: 1996

Terence Donovan was an English film director and photographer best remembered for his fashion photography captured during the 1960s. Donovan worked for popular fashion magazines like Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. He also directed 3000 TV commercials, apart from making several music videos and documentaries. Terence Donovan committed suicide at the age of 60 after suffering from depression.

 48 
John Colter
(American Explorer and the First White Man to Have Seen and Described 'Yellowstone National Park')
John Colter
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1774 AD
Birthplace: Stuarts Draft, Virginia, United States
Died: 1813

Trapper-explorer John Colter, who was part of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, is remembered as the first white man to visit and describe the Yellowstone National Park. He had a brush with death on three occasions, when he came face-to-face with Indian tribes. He later settled in a Missouri farm.

 49 
Stu Ungar
(American Professional Poker)
Stu Ungar
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1998
 50 
Robert Lockwood, Jr.
(Guitarist)
Robert Lockwood, Jr.
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 27, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Turkey Scratch, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2006