Died On November 24th

Discover the most famous people who died on November 24. The list includes people like Freddie Mercury, Lee Harvey Oswald, Diego Rivera, John Knox, John Rawls. Famous personalities featured on this list, include soldiers, inventors, hard rock musicians and novelists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France and many more countries.
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Freddie Mercury
(One of the Greatest Rock Singers and the Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'Queen')
Freddie Mercury
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stone Town, Tanzania
Died: 1991

Legendary singer, songwriter and lead vocalist of the British rock band, Queen, Frederick Bulsara adopted the name Freddie Mercury which aptly suits his on-stage vibrant and exuberant persona. A four-octave vocal range musician, Mercury owned every stage he set foot on as much with his vivid performance as with his superhuman voice modulation.  

 2 
Pat Morita
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role as ‘Miyagi’ in ‘The Karate Kid’ Film Series)
Pat Morita
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Birthdate: June 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Isleton, California, United States
Died: 2005

American actor, voice actor, and comedian, Pat Morita first gained recognition with drama series Happy Days, though it was his inspiring performance as Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid film series that really skyrocketed his fame. The Asian-American actor was also known for his TV movie Amos and animated movie Mulan and Mulan II where he voiced the Chinese Emperor.

 3 
Philip Hamilton
(Eldest Son of the First U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton)
Philip Hamilton
16
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 22, 1782
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: 1801

The eldest child of Alexander Hamilton—one of the founding fathers of the USA—Philip Hamilton was an intelligent student and the pride of his father. His young life came to end following a deadly duel with lawyer, George Eacker, who made offensive remarks about Alexander Hamilton. Alexander Hamilton, himself, lost his life in a similar manner three years later.

 4 
Florence Henderson
(American Actress)
Florence Henderson
14
Birthdate: February 14, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dale, Indiana, United States
Died: 2016
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 5 
George Raft
5
Birthdate: September 26, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States
Died: 1980
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Doris Miller
(Navy Man)
Doris Miller
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
Died: 1943

Doris Miller was a US Navy cook third class. He became the first black American to be honored with the Navy Cross for saving the lives of many sailors aboard West Virginia by manning an anti-aircraft machine gun to shoot down Japanese planes during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He was killed in action while serving in World War II.

 7 
John Knox
(Religious Leader and Founder of the Presbyterian Church of Scotland)
John Knox
7
Birthdate: 1514 AD
Birthplace: Giffordgate, Haddington, Scotland
Died: 1572

John Knox was a Scottish minister, writer, and theologian. Knox, who played a major role in the Scottish Reformation, is also credited with founding the Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Considered a major contributor to the field of theology, John Knox's statue stands tall at New College in the University of Edinburgh, UK.

 8 
Georges Clémenceau
(Former French Prime Minister)
Georges Clémenceau
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 28, 1841
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mouilleron-en-Pareds, Vendee
Died: 1929

Georges Clémenceau, or The Tiger, who had served as the French prime minister, is remembered as a key figure of the French Third Republic. He not only played a major role in the Allied victory in World War I, but was also a key framer of the Treaty of Versailles.

 9 
Warren Spahn
(Baseball player)
Warren Spahn
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: 2003
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Ricky Jay
(American Stage Magician and Actor Considered as the 'Master of Sleight-of-Hand Acts')
Ricky Jay
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: 2018

The grandson of Max Katz, who once headed the Society of American Magicians, Ricky Jay started his career as an opening act for prominent entertainers such as singer Tina Turner. He gradually established himself as the greatest sleight-of-hand artist of his time. He has also appeared in films such as Boogie Nights.

 11 
John Rawls
(American Moral, Legal and Political Philosopher)
John Rawls
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Birthdate: February 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: 2002

The Schock Prize and National Humanities Medal-winning American moral and political philosopher John Bordley Rawls is often counted among the most influential political philosophers of the twentieth-century. Notable books of Rawls, where he elucidated his theory of justice and which has influenced a variety of thinkers, includes A Theory of Justice and Political Liberalism.

 12 
Clive James
(Australian Critic, Journalist and Broadcaster)
Clive James
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kogarah, Australia
Died: 2019

Clive James was an Australian critic, journalist, and writer who worked mainly in the United Kingdom. He had a difficult life as a young man and faced many challenges on his way to building a successful career. He began his career as a TV critic and proceeded to establish himself as a writer and poet as well. 

 13 
Theodore Miller Edison
(Inventor)
Theodore Miller Edison
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Birthdate: July 10, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Llewellyn Park
Died: 1992
 14 
Albert Collins
(Musician)
Albert Collins
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 1, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leona, Texas, United States
Died: 1993
 15 
Arthur Hailey
(Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter)
Arthur Hailey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 5, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luton
Died: 2004
 16 
Ruth Chatterton
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1961
 17 
László Moholy-Nagy
(Photographer)
László Moholy-Nagy
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: July 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bácsborsód
Died: 1946

Hungarian artist László Moholy-Nagy was known for his non-representational art and his love for constructivism. Though he initially studied law, he later experimented with many forms of art, such as painting, sculpting, and photography. He also taught at the Bauhaus school of avant-garde design and co-edited the Bauhausbook series.

 18 
Barbara
(Singer)
Barbara
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1997
 19 
Big Joe Turner
(Singer)
Big Joe Turner
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: 1985
 20 
Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
(Diplomat)
Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 8, 1831
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1891
Apart from serving as a British viceroy of India, Robert Bulwer-Lytton had also penned poems under the pen-name Owen Meredith. His relief policy in the wake of the Madras famine of 1876-78 was highly criticized and held responsible for aggravating the famine. He also catalyzed the Second Afghan War.
 21 
Chris Stamp
(Former Record producer known for co-managing and producing such musical acts as the Who and Jimi Hendrix in the 1960s and 1970s)
Chris Stamp
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East End of London, England
Died: 2012
 22 
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
(Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia)
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 13, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1960

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, daughter of Emperor Alexander III, was a sickly but studious child. After leaving her first husband, who was homosexual, after a 15-year unconsummated marriage, Olga married Nikolai Kulikovsky and later fled with him and their children to escape the Russian revolution.

 23 
Pauline Oliveros
(Composer)
Pauline Oliveros
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: 2016
 24 
Joseph Brant
(Military leader)
Joseph Brant
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1743
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ohio Country
Died: 1807
 25 
Robert Erskine Childers
(Former Teachta Dála of Ireland)
Robert Erskine Childers
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 25, 1870
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: 1922
 26 
Michael Lee
(English Musician)
Michael Lee
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Darlington, United Kingdom
Died: 2008
 27 
Supayalat
(Queen)
Supayalat
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Birthdate: December 13, 1859
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mandalay, Myanmar
Died: 1925
 28 
John Simon
(Literary critic, Film critic, Theatre critic, Journalist)
John Simon
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Subotica, Serbia
Died: 2019
 29 
Christopher Dresser
(Designer)
Christopher Dresser
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1834
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: 1904
 30 
Robert McFerrin
(American Operatic Baritone Who Became the First African-American to Perform at 'Metropolitan Opera')
Robert McFerrin
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marianna, Arkansas, United States
Died: 2006

Robert McFerrin was an American operatic baritone. In 1955, he performed at the famous Metropolitan Opera, becoming the first African-American to do so. He was also the first African-American to win the Auditions of the Air contest at the Metropolitan Opera. Robert McFerrin is credited with inspiring a generation of African-American singers. 

 31 
Anton Furst
(Scenographer)
Anton Furst
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 6, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London
Died: 1991
 32 
Persius
(Roman Poet and Satirist of Etruscan Origin)
Persius
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 0034
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Volterra, Italy
Died: 0062
Persius was a Roman poet and satirist whose works display a Stoic wisdom. Persius' works, which were published posthumously by his friend and mentor Lucius Annaeus Cornutus, became extremely popular in the Middle Ages. His satires, which were composed in hexameters, went on to become popular even among modern-day satirists.
 33 
Viktor Tikhonov
(Russian Ice Hockey Defencemen and Coach)
Viktor Tikhonov
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 2014
 34 
James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
(Politician)
James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1871
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Belfast, Ireland
Died: 1940
 35 
Comte de Lautréamont
(Poet)
Comte de Lautréamont
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 4, 1846
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Died: 1870
 36 
Saionji Kinmochi
(Former Prime Minister of Japan (1906 - 1909, 1911 - 1912))
Saionji Kinmochi
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 7, 1849
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kyoto, Japan
Died: 1940

Born into nobility, Saionji Kinmochi came to prominence early in his life when he took part in the Meiji Restoration. He later entered politics and eventually rose to become the Prime Minister of Japan. During his reign, he tried to curtail military expenditure and keep the cabinet under party control. He wielded a moderating influence in Japanese politics even after retirement.

 37 
Ismail Samani
(Sāmānid ruler)
Ismail Samani
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Listed In: Emperors & Kings
Birthdate: 0850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Balkh, Afghanistan
Died: 0949

Ismail Samani was the Samanid amir of Khorasan and Transoxiana. His reign as the Amir of the Samanid Empire witnessed the development of the Samanids as a dominant force. Ismail Samani is remembered as a strong ruler and a competent general.

 38 
Jean de Dunois
(Military commander)
Jean de Dunois
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 23, 1402
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1468
 39 
Ion I. C. Brătianu
(Prime Minister of Romania Who Served for 5-Terms Between 1909 and 1927)
Ion I. C. Brătianu
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1864
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ștefănești, Romania
Died: 1927

Ion Ionel Constantin Brătianu served as Prime Minister of Romania for five-terms and played an instrumental role in unification of Old Romanian Kingdom with Transylvania, Bessarabia and Bukovina. He served as Foreign Minister of Romania. He led National Liberal Party (PNL) for over 18-years. He hailed from the influential Brătianu family of Romanian politicians, who dominated PNL throughout its existence.

 40 
Zinaida Yusupova
(Lady in waiting)
Zinaida Yusupova
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 1939
 41 
August Belmont
(German-American Financier, Diplomat and Politician)
August Belmont
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 8, 1813
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alzey, Germany
Died: 1890
 42 
Juice Leskinen
(One of the 20th Century's Most Important Finnish Singer-Songwriters)
Juice Leskinen
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Juankoski, Finland
Died: 2006

Juice Leskinen was a Finnish singer-songwriter who was voted 38th in the 100 Greatest Finns poll conducted during the summer of 2004. Widely regarded as one of the 20th century's most important Finnish singer-songwriters, Juice Leskinen is also remembered for his work as a poet and playwright.

 43 
Warren Weaver
(American Scientist, Mathematician and Science Administrator)
Warren Weaver
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 17, 1894
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Reedsburg, Wisconsin, United States
Died: 1978
 44 
Kambuzia Partovi
(Film director)
Kambuzia Partovi
0
Birthdate: November 11, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rasht, Iran
Died: 2020
 45 
Minnette de Silva
(Architect)
Minnette de Silva
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kandy, Sri Lanka
Died: 1998
 46 
Ramón Amaya Amador
(Author)
Ramón Amaya Amador
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Olanchito, Honduras
Died: 1966
 47 
Konstantin Leontiev
(Philosopher)
Konstantin Leontiev
0
Birthdate: January 25, 1831
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Meshtshovskij County, Russia
Died: 1891
 48 
Peter Binsfeld
(Theologian)
Peter Binsfeld
0
Birthdate: 1545 AD
Birthplace: Binsfeld, Germany
Died: 1598

Born to a farmer, Peter Binsfeld grew up to be a bishop. He was also a witch hunter and was known for his classification of demons, which paired each of the seven deadly sins with a particular demon. He was one of the main figures behind the Trier witch trials.

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Milton Shapp
(Politician)
Milton Shapp
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 25, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Died: 1994
 50 
Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp
(Queen)
Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp
1
Birthdate: October 23, 1636
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Germany
Died: 1715