Died On November 7th

Discover the most famous people who died on November 7. The list includes people like Leonard Cohen, Eleanor Roosevelt, Alfred Russel Wallace, John Nance Garner, Will Durant. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, poets and boxers and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, India, United Kingdom & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Steven McQueen
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Birthdate: March 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beech Grove, Indiana, United States
Died: 1980

Dubbed the King of Cool, Steve McQueen was an American actor known for his antihero persona. He was one of the most bankable stars during the 1960s and 1970s. Renowned for performing many of his own stunts, McQueen remains a popular star. In the 2019 film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Steve McQueen was played by Damian Lewis.

 2 
Eleanor Roosevelt
(Longest-Serving First Lady of The United States)
Eleanor Roosevelt
43
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 11, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 1962

Feminist and civil rights icon Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was the longest-serving U.S First Lady. She was a prominent human rights activist, wrote columns, and hosted a radio show. She was named to Gallup's List of Most Widely Admired People of the 20th Century in 1999.

 3 
Leonard Cohen
(One of the Most Accomplished Canadian Folk-Rock Singer-Songwriters of His Generation)
Leonard Cohen
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westmount, Canada
Died: 2016

Leonard Cohen was one of the most popular Canadian celebrities of all time. After starting his career as a poet and novelist, Leonard went on to become a famous singer-songwriter, exploring themes like sexuality, religion, depression, and romantic relationships in his work. Leonard Cohen was one of the inspirations for Steven Clark and Matthew Bissonnette's 2002 film Looking for Leonard.

 4 
Joe Frazier
(The First Boxer to Defeat Muhammad Ali)
Joe Frazier
32
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: 2011
Joe Frazier, nicknamed “Smokin' Joe,” was a star heavyweight champion who won the boxing gold medal at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Known for his legendary 1971 “Fight of the Century” against Muhammad Ali and his defeat in the “Thrilla in Manila,” Frazier had scored 32 wins in his career.
 5 
Dean Stockwell
(Actor)
Dean Stockwell
10
Birthdate: March 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: 2021
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Roy Halladay
(Baseball Player)
Roy Halladay
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA
Died: 2017
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 7 
Howard Keel
(Actor and Singer Known for His Rich Bass-Baritone Singing Voice and His Role in TV Series ‘Dallas’)
Howard Keel
4
Birthdate: April 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gillespie, Illinois, United States
Died: 2004

Howard Keel was an American actor. Renowned for his bass-baritone voice, Keel starred in several MGM musicals throughout the 1950s. Also known for his work in TV and films, Keel was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960. In 1996, a Golden Palm Star was dedicated to him on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars.

 8 
Alfred Russel Wallace
(Naturalist, Explorer, Geographer, Anthropologist and Biologist)
Alfred Russel Wallace
7
Birthdate: January 8, 1823
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Llanbadoc
Died: 1913

British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace is largely remembered for his theory of evolution through natural selection, which inspired Charles Darwin’s studies. He began his career as a surveyor’s apprentice and later introduced concepts such as reinforcement in animals, also known as the Wallace effect. He was awarded the Order of Merit.

 9 
Leslie Phillips
(Actor)
Leslie Phillips
5
Birthdate: April 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tottenham, London, England
Died: 2022
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
John Nance Garner
(32nd Vice President of the United States)
John Nance Garner
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: 1967

Texas-based Democratic politician John Nance Garner III, also known as Cactus Jack, served as the vice president of the U.S. from 1933 to 1941, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The qualified lawyer had also served as the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. He fell out with Roosevelt later.

 11 
Tom of Finland
(Finnish Painter, Best Known for His Depiction of Gay Sexuality through His Works)
Tom of Finland
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kaarina
Died: 1991

One of the most influential artists of the 20th century, Touko Valio Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland, is remembered for his paintings of the human body and his depiction of homoerotic desire. In his later life, his struggle with emphysema made him switch from pencil to pastels.

 12 
Victor McLaglen
(British Boxer-Turned-Hollywood Actor Who Rose to Fame as Character Actor)
Victor McLaglen
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stepney, East London, England
Died: 1959

Known for his collaborations with director John Ford, actor Victor McLaglen was a favorite of audiences of Westerns and even bagged an Oscar for his performance as Gypo Nolan in The Informer. Earlier, he was a carnival boxer and would often use the nickname Sharkey for his bouts.

 13 
Bahadur Shah Zafar
(Last Mughal Emperor of India)
Bahadur Shah Zafar
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Birthdate: October 24, 1775
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: 1862
Bahadur Shah Zafar, son of Akbar II, was the last Mughal emperor. Back then, the Mughals had been reduced to nominal rulers, and his authority extended till the walled city of Old Delhi, or Shahjahanbad. Following the Indian Rebellion of 1857, he was exiled to Rangoon by the British.
 14 
Will Durant
(American Writer Best Known for His Work 'The Story of Civilization')
Will Durant
1
Birthdate: November 5, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1981

Will Durant was an American writer, philosopher, and historian. He is credited with writing The Story of Philosophy which helped popularize philosophy in the USA. Will is also remembered for co-writing an 11-volume set of books titled The Story of Civilization along with his wife Ariel. Will and Ariel were awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 15 
Gene Tunney
(Professional Boxer Who was the World Heavyweight Champion from 1926 to 1928)
Gene Tunney
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: 1978
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Gunnar Hansen
(Actor)
Gunnar Hansen
4
Birthdate: March 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Reykjavík, Iceland
Died: 2015
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 17 
Alexander Dubcek
(Politician)
Alexander Dubcek
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uhrovec
Died: 1992

The First Secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, Alexander Dubček, was no stranger to politics as a child, being the son of a Communist Party member. He resisted the Nazi occupation, while his liberal policies later led Soviet authorities to invade Czechoslovakia. He eventually died in a car crash.

 18 
Ann Dunham
(American Anthropologist and Mother of Former United States President, Barack Obama)
Ann Dunham
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Died: 1995
Ann Dunham was the mother of former U.S. President Barack Obama. She was an economic anthropologist and worked for the betterment of rural Indonesian women. She had met Barack Obama Sr. while studying at the University of Hawaii. She had worked with USAID, the Ford Foundation, and Bank Rakyat Indonesia.
 19 
Richard Sorge
(Soviet Military Intelligence Officer and Spy Who was Active During World War II)
Richard Sorge
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 4, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan
Died: 1944

Richard Sorge was a German journalist and Soviet military intelligence officer. He was active before and during the Second World War. He worked undercover in both Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan under the codename, "Ramsay." He was arrested, tortured, and hanged in 1944. In 1964, he was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.

 20 
Hannah Szenes
(Writer, Poet)
Hannah Szenes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: 1944

Hungarian Jewish poet and SOE member Hannah Szenes went down in history for voluntarily parachuting into occupied Europe during World War II to assist the Allied forces and the armed resistance against the Nazis. Captured at the Hungarian border, she was eventually tortured and executed by a firing squad.

 21 
Lawrence Durrell
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jalandhar
Died: 1990
Lawrence Durrell, eldest brother of naturalist and author Gerald Durrell, was a poet and writer whose best-known work is The Alexandria Quartet, the tetralogy of novels, including the famous book Justine. Constance from The Avignon Quintet earned a Booker Prize nomination. He is also known for his extensive travel writing.
 22 
Elijah Parish Lovejoy
(Journalist)
Elijah Parish Lovejoy
2
Birthdate: November 9, 1802
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Albion, Maine, United States
Died: 1837
 23 
Germaine Tailleferre
(French Composer Who Was the Only Female Member of the Musical Group ‘Les Six')
Germaine Tailleferre
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 19, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, France
Died: 1983

It is believed French composer Germaine Tailleferre had started composing at the tender age of 5. She later grew up to be the only woman in Henry Collet’s Les Six, or The French Six. Among her many accolades are the Medal of the City of Paris and the Prix Italia.

 24 
Adelaide Hall
(Singer, Artist, Jazz musician, Actor, Stage actor)
Adelaide Hall
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 1993
 25 
Li Hongzhang
(Diplomat, Mandarin)
Li Hongzhang
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1823
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hefei
Died: 1901

Li Hongzhang was a Chinese politician, diplomat, and general of the popular Qing dynasty. He is credited with quelling many major rebellions and took up several important positions in the imperial court. Although he was praised for his diplomatic skills, Li has remained a controversial figure due to his military and political defeats.

 26 
Nik Powell
(Co-founder of Virgin Records With Richard Branson)
Nik Powell
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Great Kingshill, Buckinghamshire, England
Died: 2019
 27 
Manfred Rommel
(Writer, Politician, Jurist)
Manfred Rommel
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: 2013
 28 
Carmen Basilio
(Boxer)
Carmen Basilio
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Canastota, New York, United States
Died: 2012
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 29 
Ingrid of Sweden
(Queen)
Ingrid of Sweden
7
Birthdate: March 28, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: The Royal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: 2000
 30 
John Hunt, Baron Hunt
(British Army Officer Who Led the Successful 1953 British Expedition to 'Mount Everest')
John Hunt, Baron Hunt
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 22, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shimla, India
Died: 1998

British army officer John Hunt, or Baron Hunt, was granted special leave to plan and lead the British expedition to Mount Everest in May 1953. While Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay climbed to the top of Everest, he remained at the base camp. He also taught as a mountain warfare instructor.

 31 
Darrell Royal
(American football player and coach)
Darrell Royal
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hollis, Oklahoma, United States
Died: 2012
 32 
Dutty Boukman
(Haitian Revolutionary Who was Active During the Haitian Revolution)
Dutty Boukman
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1767 AD
Birthplace: Senegambia
Died: 1791

Dutty Boukman was a Haitian revolutionary who was active during the Haitian Revolution. It is believed that Boukman and a Vodou mambo named Cécile Fatiman presided over a religious ceremony at Bois Caïman that instigated the 1791 slave revolt which came to be known as the Haitian Revolution.

 33 
Nabaneeta Dev Sen
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kolkata, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died: 2019

Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi Award-winning Indian author Nabaneeta Dev Sen is revered as one of the greatest figures of Bengali literature. Born to a poet couple, Nabaneeta was christened by Rabindrananth Tagore. She was also an academic and was married to economist Amartya Sen for almost 2 decades.

 34 
Chidambaram Subramaniam
(Former Indian Politician & Freedom Activist)
Chidambaram Subramaniam
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 30, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Senguttaipalayam, Pollachi, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu
Died: 2000
 35 
Willibrord
(Saint)
Willibrord
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0658 AD
Birthplace: Northumbria, England
Died: 0739
 36 
Paul Buckmaster
(Conductor)
Paul Buckmaster
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 2017
 37 
Janet Flanner
(Writer)
Janet Flanner
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 13, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: 1978
 38 
Eileen Agar
(British Artist Known for Her Surrealist Paintings, Collages, and Objects)
Eileen Agar
0
Birthdate: December 1, 1899
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Died: 1991

Eileen Agar was a British-Argentinian photographer and painter best remembered for her association with the Surrealist movement. In 1936, Agar became the only woman to exhibit her works at the International Surrealist Exhibition in London after her work was recommended by Paul Nash to the organizers of the exhibition, Herbert Read and Roland Penrose.

 39 
Shorty Rogers
(Jazz musician, Trumpeter)
Shorty Rogers
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 14, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1994
 40 
Brad Harris
(American Actor, Stuntman and Bodybuilder)
Brad Harris
1
Birthdate: July 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Anthony, Idaho, United States
Died: 2017
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Francis Lai
(Former Composer noted for his film scores who won the 1970 Oscar for Best Music, Original Score)
Francis Lai
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: 2018
 42 
Tom Clancy
(Singer)
Tom Clancy
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Carrick-On-Suir, Ireland
Died: 1990
 43 
Andrea True
(Pornographic actress and singer from the disco era)
Andrea True
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: 2011
 44 
Olga Rozanova
(Russian Artist)
Olga Rozanova
0
Birthdate: June 22, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melenki, Russia
Died: 1918

Olga Rozanova was a Russian avant-garde artist remembered for her association with important movements like Cubo-Futurism, Neo-Primitivism, and Suprematism. She was also an active member of an organization called Soyuz Molodyozhi which organized lectures, discussions, and art exhibitions. Many of her works are preserved at the Museum of Modern Art, the Harvard Art Museums, and the Carnegie Museum of Art.

 45 
Gibson Kente
(South African Playwright and Composer)
Gibson Kente
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: East London, South Africa
Died: 2004

Known as the father of township drama, or Black theater, Gibson Kente was a master playwright, who had also directed How Long (Must We Suffer…)?, the first prominent South African movie made by a Black artist. While dying from HIV, he made a public plea for donations, announcing his bankruptcy.

 46 
Philip II, Duke of Savoy
(Duke of Savoy for a brief reign from 1496 to 1497)
Philip II, Duke of Savoy
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 5, 1438
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Château de Chambéry, Savoy, France
Died: 1497
 47 
Şehzade Mehmed
(Prince)
Şehzade Mehmed
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1522
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
Died: 1543
 48 
Hotsumi Ozaki
(Journalist, Spy)
Hotsumi Ozaki
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 29, 1901
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shirakawa, Gifu, Japan
Died: 1944
 49 
Jose Yglesias
(Novelist)
Jose Yglesias
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 29, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ybor City, Tampa, Florida, United States
Died: 1995
 50 
Paul Baltes
(Psychologist)
Paul Baltes
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saarlouis, Germany
Died: 2006