Died On November 30th

Discover the most famous people who died on November 30. The list includes people like Paul Walker, Oscar Wilde, I. K. Gujral, Zeppo Marx, Fernando Pessoa. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, soldiers and artists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, Germany, India & England and many more countries.
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 1 
Paul Walker
(Best Known for His Role as 'Brian O'Conner' in the 'Fast & Furious' Franchise)
Paul Walker
96
Birthdate: September 12, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: 2013

Actor Paul Walker is remembered for his role as Brian O'Conner in the Fast & Furious franchise. A talented star who made his debut as a child actor, he was known for taking up challenging roles, especially in action films. Besides acting, he had a keen interest in marine biology. He was killed in a tragic car accident in 2013.

 2 
Oscar Wilde
(One of the Greatest Playwrights of the 'Victorian Era')
Oscar Wilde
77
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 16, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: 1900

Widely regarded as one of the most popular writers of all time, Oscar Wilde is best remembered for his plays and epigrams. He was also one of the best-known personalities during his time as he was popular for his conversational skills, flamboyant dressing sense, and biting wit. Imprisoned in 1895 for consensual homosexual acts, Oscar Wilde was pardoned posthumously in 2017.

 3 
Evel Knievel
(American Stunt Performer Known for His Motorcycle Kumps)
Evel Knievel
25
Birthdate: October 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Butte, Montana, United States
Died: 2007

Evel Knievel was an entertainer and stunt performer. He attempted more than 75 ramp-to-ramp motorcycle jumps in his career, a feat that gained him much popularity. In 1999, he was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame. He was known to be a man of values and actively preached anti-drug messages to youngsters. He also campaigned for motorcycle helmet safety. 

 4 
Christine McVie
(Singer-songwriter)
Christine McVie
11
Birthdate: July 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bouth, Lancashire, England
Died: 2022
 5 
Tiny Tim
(Singer)
Tiny Tim
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: 1996

Folk singer and ukulele artist Herbert Butros Khaury, better known as Tiny Tim, is remembered for his hits such as Tiptoe Through the Tulips. His album For All My Little Friends was nominated for a Grammy Award. He earned a star outside the Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue.

 6 
Shane MacGowan
(Lead Singer and Songwriter of Celtic Punk Band 'The Pogues')
Shane MacGowan
13
Birthdate: December 25, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pembury, Kent, England
Died: 2023

Shane MacGowan is an Irish-English recording artist and vocalist. He is credited with co-founding popular bands, such as The Pogues and Shane MacGowan and the Popes. He is also known for his collaboration with artists like Sinéad O'Connor, Kirsty MacColl, and Nick Cave. In 2018, he was honored with the Ivor Novello Inspiration Award for creating inspiring music. 

 7 
Zeppo Marx
(Actor, Comedian)
Zeppo Marx
5
Birthdate: February 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1979
 8 
Jim Nabors
(Actor)
Jim Nabors
50
Birthdate: June 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sylacauga, Alabama, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Jiang Zemin
(Former President of China)
Jiang Zemin
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yangzhou, Jiangsu
Died: 2022

Chinese politician, Jiang Zemin, served as General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party from 1989 to 2002. Qualified as an engineer, he joined the Chinese Communist Party when he was in college. Rising through the ranks, he eventually became a member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, Minister of Electronic Industries. 

 10 
Edmund Ironside
(King of the English from 23 April to 30 November 1016)
Edmund Ironside
4
Birthdate: 0990 AD
Birthplace: England
Died: 1016

Edmund Ironside was King of the English who reigned from 23 April to 30 November 1016. He earned his cognomen Ironside after displaying valor while resisting the Danish invasion, which was led by Cnut the Great. His life and work inspired the Elizabethan play Edmund Ironside and the 1970 TV film The Ceremony of Innocence.

 11 
Fernando Pessoa
(Portuguese Modernist Poet and Author of 'Mensagem' and 'The Book of Disquiet')
Fernando Pessoa
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 13, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: 1935

Fernando Pessoa was a Portuguese poet, writer, translator, and publisher. A prolific writer, he is considered one of the most significant literary figures of the 20th century. While he mostly wrote in the Portuguese language, he also wrote in English and French occasionally. Besides writing under his own name, he also wrote under approximately 75 other names.

 12 
Saint Barbara
(Christian Saint and Martyr)
Saint Barbara
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0273 AD
Birthplace: Nicomedia
Died: 0306

Saint Barbara was an early Christian Lebanese and Greek saint and martyr. She is also known as the Great Martyr Barbara in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Not much is known about her life and work as there is no mention of her in the authentic early Christian writings. She is considered one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers in Roman Catholicism. 

 13 
Li Bai
(Poet)
Li Bai
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 19, 0701
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Suiye, Tang Empire (now Chuy Region, Kyrgyzstan)
Died: 0762

Li Bai was a Chinese poet whose works helped Chinese poetry flourish in the Tang dynasty. Acclaimed as a genius, Li is credited with popularizing traditional poetic forms. His poetry has been influential from his own time to the present day. Along with Zhang Xu's calligraphy and Pei Min's swordplay, Li's poetry is counted among the Three Wonders in china.

 14 
Andrew the Apostle
(Apostle)
Andrew the Apostle
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0005 AD
Birthplace: Galilee, Israel
Died: 0060
 15 
Elizabeth Kenny
(Nurse & Health Administrator)
Elizabeth Kenny
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 20, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Warialda, New South Wales
Died: 1952

Elizabeth Kenny was an Australian bush nurse. A self-trained nurse, Kenny pioneered a new and then-controversial method to treat the victims of poliomyelitis. Her method, which she advocated enthusiastically, became the foundation of physiotherapy. Her life and career inspired the 1946 American biographical film Sister Kenny, in which she was played by Rosalind Russell.

 16 
Mary Harris Jones
(Irish-born American Schoolteacher and Activist)
Mary Harris Jones
7
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 1, 1830
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: 1930

After losing her husband and children in a yellow fever epidemic and her dress shop in the great Chicago fire, schoolteacher and dressmaker Mary Harris Jones became an activist, earning the nickname Mother Jones. A prominent unionist for coal miners and other workers, she also co-founded the Social Democratic Party.

 17 
Lionel Stander
(Actor)
Lionel Stander
3
Birthdate: January 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Died: 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Ernst Lubitsch
(Film director)
Ernst Lubitsch
2
Birthdate: January 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: 1947
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Charles Adams
(Son of the Second United States President, John Adams)
Charles Adams
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 29, 1770
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: United States
Died: 1800
 20 
St. James the Less
(Religious Figure)
St. James the Less
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0000
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palestine
Died: 0062
 21 
George H. W. Bush
(President of the United States (1989-93))
George H. W. Bush
175
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 12, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 2018

The 41st president of the U.S, George H.W. Bush also twice served as the vice president of the country and held various other important political positions before assuming the presidency. During his presidency, he led successful military operation against Panama and Iraq which made him popular, but domestic issues prevented him from winning a second term at the office.

 22 
Kamehameha IV
(King)
Kamehameha IV
3
Birthdate: February 9, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: 1863
 23 
William Gilbert
(Physician)
William Gilbert
16
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 24, 1544
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Colchester , England, United Kingdom
Died: 1603

William Gilbert was a 16th-century English physician, physicist, astronomer, and natural philosopher. He earned his MD from Cambridge and practiced medicine in London. He was a much-respected figure and was made the president of the Royal College of Physicians. He served as Queen Elizabeth I's and King James VI and I’s personal physician. 

 24 
Corneliu Zelea Codreanu
(Romanian Politician & Founder and Leader of the Legionary Movement (Iron Guard))
Corneliu Zelea Codreanu
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Huși, Romania
Died: 1938

Romanian far-right politician Corneliu Zelea Codreanu founded the anti-Semitic and fascist movement called Iron Guard, also known as the Legionary Movement. While the movement turned into a successful political party, it was crushed by King Carol II, while Codreanu was imprisoned and then shot to death while escaping.

 25 
Ahmadou Ahidjo
(First President of Cameroon)
Ahmadou Ahidjo
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Garoua
Died: 1989

Ahmadou Ahidjo was a Cameroonian politician who served as the first president of Cameroon from 1960 to 1982. He played an important role in helping Cameroon attain independence from France. He also played a major role in reuniting the English and French-speaking parts of the country. Ahmadou Ahidjo is also credited with establishing a centralized political system in Cameroon.

 26 
Etty Hillesum
(Dutch Author)
Etty Hillesum
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Middelburg, Netherlands
Died: 1943

A nonconformist Dutch Jewish woman, Etty Hillesum left a huge repository of historical events in her diaries and letters in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Her works not only describe the horrors of the Holocaust but also her religious awakening and her relationship with God.

 27 
Patrick Kavanagh
(Poet)
Patrick Kavanagh
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Inniskeen, Ireland
Died: 1967

Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh is best remembered for his long poem The Great Hunger and his depictions of harsh rural conditions. His initial experience of working on a farm offered him the setting for his novel Tarry Flynn, which was banned for a while and later performed as a play.

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Mariss Jansons
(Conductor)
Mariss Jansons
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: 2019
 29 
Hassan Fathy
(Architect)
Hassan Fathy
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Alexandria
Died: 1989

Egyptian architect Hassan Fathy is best remembered for his innovative idea of building planned communities using age-old methods such as mud-brick and adobe. His book Architecture for the Poor detailed his efforts in building the village of New Gourna. His signature technique was known as appropriate technology.

 30 
Friedrich List
(German-American Economist and Political Theorist)
Friedrich List
2
Birthdate: August 6, 1789
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Reutlingen, Germany
Died: 1846

German-American economist Friedrich List is remembered as one of the pioneers of the historical school of economics. He supported tariffs on imported goods to help the domestic market. He is also known for his pamphlet Outlines of American Political Economy and his book The National System of Political Economy.

 31 
Werner Haase
(German Physician and Medicine Professor)
Werner Haase
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: August 2, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Köthen, Germany
Died: 1950

Originally professor of medicine, Werner Haase served as the deputy personal physician of German Chancellor Adolf Hitler from 1933 until the latter’s death in 1945, remaining with him in the Führerbunker to the very end. After Hitler committed suicide, he continued serving wounded soldiers and civilians until he was made a prisoner of war and died while serving his term.

 32 
Terence Rattigan
(Playwright)
Terence Rattigan
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 10, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: South Kensington, London, England
Died: 1977
 33 
Arthur Currie
(Military Officer)
Arthur Currie
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Strathroy, Canada
Died: 1933
 34 
Gertrude Ederle
(American Competition Swimmer, Olympic Champion, and World Record-Holder in Five Events)
Gertrude Ederle
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2003

Gertrude Ederle made history when she became the first female to cross the English Channel. Unfortunately, she lost her sense of hearing while achieving the feat and later devoted herself to coaching deaf swimmers. She also won 2 bronze medals and a relay gold medal at the 1924 Paris Olympics.

 35 
Edward John Eyre
(Explorer)
Edward John Eyre
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1815
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Whipsnade, England
Died: 1901
 36 
Norman Cousins
(Journalist & Author)
Norman Cousins
0
Birthdate: June 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Union City
Died: 1990
 37 
Patrick Cleburne
(Senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Western Theater of the American Civil War)
Patrick Cleburne
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1828
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ovens, Ireland
Died: 1864
 38 
George Henry Lewes
(Philosopher)
George Henry Lewes
1
Birthdate: April 18, 1817
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1878
 39 
Compton Mackenzie
(Scottish Writer of Fiction, Biography, Histories and a Memoir)
Compton Mackenzie
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 17, 1883
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Hartlepool, County Durham, England
Died: 1972

Though born into a famous family of theater actors and managers, Compton Mackenzie turned to writing in his 20s. Known for works such as Greek Memories, he also gained fame as a Scottish nationalist and played a major role in the formation of the Scottish National Party.

 40 
Mr. Wrestling
(Wrestler)
Mr. Wrestling
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Utica, New York, United States
Died: 2002
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
(Author who was best known for his inspirational book, Life's Little Instruction Book, which was a The New York Times Best Seller)
H. Jackson Brown Jr.
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Middle Tennessee, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2021
 42 
Vincent Scully
(Art historian)
Vincent Scully
0
Birthdate: August 21, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: 2017
 43 
Pierre Berton
(Journalist, Historian, Writer)
Pierre Berton
0
Birthdate: July 12, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Whitehorse
Died: 2004
 44 
Tabu Ley Rochereau
(Singer)
Tabu Ley Rochereau
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 13, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: bagata, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Died: 2013
 45 
Guy Debord
(Philosopher)
Guy Debord
3
Birthdate: December 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1994
 46 
Margaret Walker
(novelist, poet, university teacher, writer)
Margaret Walker
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: 1998
 47 
Menkaura
(King)
Menkaura
1
Birthdate: 2532 BC
Birthplace: Egypt
Died: 2504
 48 
Francis Picabia
(French Avant-Garde Painter and Poet Who was One of the Early Major Figures of the 'Dada Movement')
Francis Picabia
1
Birthdate: January 22, 1879
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 1953
Francis Picabia was a French avant-garde painter, typographist, and poet. He is best remembered for his highly abstract planar compositions, which are rich in contrasts. One of the most influential figures of the Dada movement, Francis Picabia helped popularize Dadaism in France and in the United States of America. 
 49 
Beniamino Gigli
(Italian Opera Singer Who is Regarded as One of the Greatest Tenors of His Generation)
Beniamino Gigli
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Recanati, Italy
Died: 1957

Beniamino Gigli was an Italian opera singer who is counted among the best tenors of his generation. He achieved international prominence in the 1920s after the demise of Enrico Caruso; Gigli became a much sought-after singer after Caruso's death and people even referred to him as Caruso Secondo.

 50 
Ulpian
(Roman jurist)
Ulpian
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 0170 AD
Birthplace: Tyre, Lebanon
Died: 0228