Died On November 9th

Discover the most famous people who died on November 9. The list includes people like Charles de Gaulle, Ibn Saud, Neville Chamberlain, Dylan Thomas, Stieg Larsson. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, presidents, poets and journalists and from other domains of life. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
(American Socialite, Philanthropist and Co-Founder of the Private Orphanage ‘Graham Windham’)
Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton
31
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 9, 1757
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: 1854

The better half of one of America’s founding fathers, Alexander Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton was involved in her husband’s political career during his lifetime and worked towards protecting his legacy after his death. A social worker, she lent support to multiple charitable causes including establishing New York’s first private orphanage.

 2 
Charles de Gaulle
(Former French President & Army Officer Who Led 'Free France' against Nazi Germany in World War II)
Charles de Gaulle
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 22, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: 1970

Charles de Gaulle was a French statesman and army officer. Charles de Gaulle fought against Nazi Germany in the Second World War by leading the Free French Forces. He also worked towards re-establishing democracy in France. He founded the Fifth Republic, France's current republican system, and rewrote the Constitution of France. He then served as the president of France.

 3 
Dylan Thomas
(Poet & Writer)
Dylan Thomas
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 27, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Swansea
Died: 1953

Dylan Thomas was a Welsh writer and poet who published popular poems, such as Do not go gentle into that good night, which was popularized in the 2014 movie, Interstellar, where Michael Caine's character recites the poem throughout the film. Dylan Thomas achieved tremendous popularity during his lifetime and remains popular after his untimely death at the age of 39.

 4 
John Hillerman
(Best Known for His Role of 'Jonathan Quayle Higgins III' in the Series 'Magnum, P.I.')
John Hillerman
4
Birthdate: December 20, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States
Died: 2017

After studying journalism, John Hillerman spent some time working as of the Air Force and then spent 15 years as a minor stage actor. Starting his Hollywood journey with small supporting roles, he later soared to fame as Jonathan Quayle Higgins III in the crime drama series Magnum, P.I.

 5 
Har Gobind Khorana
(Indian American Biochemist Who was One of the Recipients of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Har Gobind Khorana
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: 2011

Born into a poor family in British India, Har Gobind Khorana studied on scholarships and later bagged a seat at the University of Liverpool and thus moved to England. The renowned biochemist ended up winning the Nobel Prize for his research on how nucleotides in nucleic acids control protein synthesis.

 6 
Art Carney
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role as ‘Ed Norton’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Honeymooners’)
Art Carney
4
Birthdate: November 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Died: 2003

Art Carney is best remembered for his Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning role of Harry Coombes in the film Harry and Tonto. The six-time Emmy-winning actor had also gained fame as Ed Norton in the sitcom The Honeymooners. He had suffered a leg injury while serving at World War II.

 7 
Merlin Santana
(Actor and Rapper)
Merlin Santana
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 2002

Merlin Santana was an American actor who played important roles on TV series like The Cosby Show and The Steve Harvey Show. He was shot dead at the age of 26 by Damien Andre Gates who was later convicted of first-degree murder. Merlin Santana's untimely death was mourned by several celebrities.

 8 
Neville Chamberlain
(Prime Minister of the U.K.)
Neville Chamberlain
28
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 18, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: 1940

Neville Chamberlain was a British politician. A member of the Conservative Party, Chamberlain served as UK's prime minister from 1937 to 1940. Known for his signing of the Munich Agreement, which is also called the Munich Betrayal, Neville Chamberlain is regarded by many as one of the most controversial prime ministers of the UK.

 9 
Shyla Stylez
(Pornographic Actress)
Shyla Stylez
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada
Died: 2017
 10 
Stieg Larsson
(Swedish Writer and Activist Best Known for His Millennium Trilogy of Crime Novels)
Stieg Larsson
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skelleftehamn, Sweden
Died: 2004

Stieg Larsson was a Swedish writer and journalist. He is best remembered for his Millennium trilogy of novels, which were adapted as three films in Sweden. After his sudden death, due to a heart attack, Stieg Larsson was posthumously honored with several awards, such as the Glass Key award, Galaxy British Book Award, and Anthony Award.

 11 
Yves Montand
(Actor)
Yves Montand
4
Birthdate: October 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monsummano Terme, Italy
Died: 1991
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Myles Munroe
(Writer)
Myles Munroe
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas
Died: 2014
 13 
Ramsay MacDonald
(Prime Minister of the United Kingdom)
Ramsay MacDonald
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lossiemouth
Died: 1937
 14 
Ed Bradley
(American journalist)
Ed Bradley
9
Birthdate: June 22, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 2006
 15 
Henry Cabot Lodge
(United States Senator from Massachusetts (1893-1924))
Henry Cabot Lodge
4
Birthdate: May 12, 1850
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beverly, Massachusetts, United States
Died: 1924
 16 
Mabel King
(Actress)
Mabel King
8
Birthdate: December 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Died: 1999
 17 
Tom Heinsohn
(Basketball Player and Coach)
Tom Heinsohn
3
Birthdate: August 26, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2020
Tom Heinsohn is remembered for his 6-decade-long association with the NBA team Boston Celtics, first as a forward/center player, and then as a coach and a broadcaster. He was instrumental in forming the NBA Players Association. Heinsohn was part of the 17 NBA Championship wins of the Celtics.
 18 
Allen Toussaint
(Singer, Composer, Jazz musician, Record producer, Pianist, Songwriter)
Allen Toussaint
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: 2015
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 19 
Iris Chang
(Journalist)
Iris Chang
4
Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: 2004
 20 
K. R. Narayanan
(President of India)
K. R. Narayanan
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uzhavoor
Died: 2005

Born to a modest Ayurveda practitioner in a Kerala village, K. R. Narayanan initially dabbled in journalism and then studied political science at LSE. He later served as the president of India, becoming the first Dalit to achieve the feat. He had also been an ambassador to the U.S. and China.

 21 
Guillaume Apollinaire
(Known for His Poems Without Punctuation)
Guillaume Apollinaire
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: 1918

French poet Guillaume Apollinaire was a significant figure of the avant-garde movement. It is believed he had coined the terms Cubism, Surrealism, and Orphism. Known for his iconic poem Chanson du mal-aimé, written after being rejected by a lover, he also developed the typography-based concrete poetry in the collection Calligrammes.

 22 
Constantine VII
(Emperor)
Constantine VII
3
Birthdate: May 18, 0905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: 0959
 23 
Jami
(Persian Sunni Poet and Scholar)
Jami
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 7, 1414
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Greater Khorasan
Died: 1492
Jami was a Persian poet best remembered for his achievements as a writer and scholar of mystical Sufi literature. A prominent poet-theologian, Jami was respected and revered for his piety and mysticism. He is also remembered for his analysis and explanation of the metaphysics of mercy. Some of his most popular poetic works are Tuhfat al-Ahrar, Fatihat al-Shabab, and Lawa'ih.
 24 
La Veneno
(Singer Actress)
La Veneno
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adra, Almería, Spain
Died: 2016
 25 
Markus Wolf
(German Intelligence Officer Who is Regarded as One of the Best-Known Spymasters During the Cold War)
Markus Wolf
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hechingen, Germany
Died: 2006

Markus Wolf was a German intelligence officer best remembered for his service as the chief of the Main Directorate for Reconnaissance. He played an important role during the Cold War and is often counted among the most popular spymasters during the war. Thanks to his elusiveness, Markus Wolf was nicknamed the man without a face in the West.

 26 
Ibn Saud
(King of Saudi Arabia from 1932 to 1953)
Ibn Saud
21
Birthdate: January 15, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: 1953

Ibn Saud, or King Abdulaziz, was the founder and first monarch of Saudi Arabia. He oversaw the discovery of petroleum and the subsequent oil production in his country. He annexed the kingdoms of central and northern Arabia and ruled for over 20 years. He sired countless children, including 45 sons.

 27 
Dhondo Keshav Karve
(Social Reformer and Educator)
Dhondo Keshav Karve
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1858
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ratnagiri
Died: 1962

Dhondo Keshav Karve was an Indian social reformer who worked for women's welfare in India. A pioneer in supporting widows' education, Karve also promoted widow remarriage. He also walked the talk by marrying a widow. Karve is credited with founding SNDT Women's University, India's first women's university. In 1958, he was honored with India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna.

 28 
Edwin Drake
(American Businessman and the First Person to Successfully Drill for Oil)
Edwin Drake
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 29, 1819
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Greenville, New York, United States
Died: 1880

Edwin Drake, or Colonel Drake, was the first American to drill an oil well successfully. Initially a railroad worker, he later helped develop Titusville and other oil-rich areas of northwestern Pennsylvania into booming oil-drilling zones. His failure to patent his techniques led to his poverty in his final years.

 29 
Ernst Fuchs
(Austrian Painter, Draftsman, Printmaker and Sculptor)
Ernst Fuchs
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 13, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2015

Paintings, sculpture, and prints of Austrian painter, sculptor, poet, composer, singer, architect, draftsman, printmaker, and stage designer Ernst Fuchs addressed themes of religion and mysticism. Student of the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts, Fuchs co-founded the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism. He acquired the Otto Wagner Villa in Hütteldorf, which was later transformed and inaugurated as the Ernst Fuchs Museum.

 30 
Valerie Eliot
(Second Wife and Widow of the Nobel Prize-Winning Poet T. S. Eliot)
Valerie Eliot
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: 2012
The second wife of legendary English poet T.S. Eliot, Valerie Eliot had longed to work with the poet since she was a 14-year-old schoolgirl and he was 50. She eventually married him when she was 30 and he was 68. As his literary executor, she released many of his significant posthumous works.
 31 
Elizabeth of the Trinity
(Writer)
Elizabeth of the Trinity
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 18, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Avord, Farges-en-Septaine, (Cher), France
Died: 1906
 32 
Ellen Willis
(Essayist)
Ellen Willis
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: 2006
 33 
Gioachino Greco
(Chess player, Writer)
Gioachino Greco
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1600
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Celico, Italy
Died: 1634
 34 
John M. Clayton
(Politician)
John M. Clayton
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 24, 1796
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dagsboro, Delaware, United States
Died: 1856
 35 
Edgar Kennedy
(Actor, Boxer)
Edgar Kennedy
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Monterey County, California, United States
Died: 1948
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 36 
Sigmund Romberg
(Composer)
Sigmund Romberg
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 29, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nagykanizsa
Died: 1951
 37 
Frank Marshall
(One of the World’s Strongest Chess Players in the Early Part of the 20th Century)
Frank Marshall
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 10, 1877
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: 1944
 38 
Louise McPhetridge Thaden
(Aviator)
Louise McPhetridge Thaden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bentonville, Arkansas, United States
Died: 1979
 39 
Giovanni Leone
(Italian Politician)
Giovanni Leone
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples
Died: 2001
 40 
Carl Ben Eielson
(Aviator)
Carl Ben Eielson
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 20, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hatton, North Dakota, United States
Died: 1929
 41 
Luis Herrera Campins
(Former President of Venezuela (1979 - 1984))
Luis Herrera Campins
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Acarigua, Venezuela
Died: 2007

Venezuelan politician Luis Herrera Campins, a member of the COPEI political party, served as President of Venezuela from 1979 to 1984. He assumed office as President at a time when the economic boom that his country witnessed after world oil prices quadrupled in 1973, started showing serious flaws and by the time his term ended, the economy was in meltdown. 

 42 
Napoleon Sarony
(Former lithographer, photographer best known for his portraits of the stars of late-19th-century American theater)
Napoleon Sarony
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: March 9, 1821
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
Died: 1896
 43 
Hugh MacLennan
(Author)
Hugh MacLennan
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Glace Bay, Canada
Died: 1990
 44 
Isaac Newton Lewis
(Officer)
Isaac Newton Lewis
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 12, 1858
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Salem Borough, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: 1931
 45 
Egon Wellesz
(Composer)
Egon Wellesz
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 21, 1885
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 1974
 46 
William Camden
(Historian)
William Camden
0
Birthdate: May 2, 1551
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1623
 47 
William Lenthall
(Politician)
William Lenthall
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1591 AD
Birthplace: Oxfordshire, England
Died: 1662
 48 
Carl Stamitz
(Composer)
Carl Stamitz
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 7, 1745
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: 1801
 49 
F.W. Ritschl
(Scholar)
F.W. Ritschl
0
Birthdate: April 6, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grossvargula, Germany
Died: 1876
 50 
John N. Mitchell
(Served as the 67th Attorney General of the United States Under President Richard Nixon)
John N. Mitchell
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: 1988
John N. Mitchell served as the U.S. Attorney General under President Nixon, from 1969 to 1972. A qualified lawyer, he had also chaired Nixon’s presidential campaigns. He spent 19 months in prison due to his crimes related to the Watergate scandal. He had served the Navy during World War II.