Deaths in History on November 13

  • 867 Nicholas I, (the Great), pope (858-67), dies at 67
  • 1004 Abbo van Fleury, [Floriacensis], French abbott/saint, dies
  • 1093 Malcolm III (Canmore, "Big Head") King of Scots, dies in battle at Alnwick, Northumberland. Historical figure Shakespeare's character based on.
  • 1143 King Fulk of Jerusalem (1131-1143), dies in a hunting accident
  • 1170 Albert I of Brandenburg
  • 1314 Albert II, Margrave of Meissen
  • 1319 Erik VI Menved, king of Denmark (1286-1319), dies
  • 1345 Constance of Penafiel, wife of Pedro I of Portugal (b. 1323)
  • 1359 Ivan II, great ruler of Moscow & Vladimir, dies
  • 1460 Henry the Navigator, prince of Portugal, dies at 66
  • 1606 Geronimo Mercuriali, Italian philologist and physician (b. 1530)
  • 1619 Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter (b. 1555)
  • 1620 Louise de Coligny, French 4th wife of Willem of Orange, dies at 65
  • 1650 Thomas May, English poet and historian (b. 1595)
  • 1687 Nell [Eleanor] Gwyn, mistress of Charles II of England, dies at 37
  • 1689 Philipp von Zesen, German poet (Bescheibung of Amsterdam), dies at 70

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1770 George Grenville, British Prime Minister (1763-65) who introduced the Stamp Act to the colonies in America, dies at 58

British Prime Minister George Grenville
British Prime Minister
George Grenville
  • 1779 Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, dies at 61
  • 1829 Sam Patch, loses his live in a 125' dive into Genesse Falls
  • 1849 William Etty, English painter best known for paintings of nudes, dies at 62
  • 1862 Ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75
  • 1863 Carnot Posey, Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 50
  • 1867 Adolphe Napoleon Didron, French archaeologist (b. 1806)
  • 1893 Antoine T d'abbadie, French explorer: Ethiopia, dies at 78
  • 1903 Wilhelm von Polenz, German author (Country of Zukunft), dies

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1903 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism), dies at 73

  • 1909 Aeneas Mackay, Dutch Internal minister (ARP)/Colonization, dies at 70
  • 1917 Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Le suicide), dies
  • 1918 Marten Baersma, [MH Bottema], Fries author, dies at 28
  • 1928 Abraham M "Mark" Lidzbarski, Polish/German orientalist, dies at 60
  • 1942 Daniel J. Callaghan, US Admiral (Medal of Honor) dies during the Battle of Guadalcanal at 52
  • 1942 Douglas H Fox, US captain of destroyer Barton, dies in battle
  • 1942 Norman Scott, US admiral (at Guadalcanal), dies
  • 1944 Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35), dies
  • 1958 Bart A van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81
  • 1961 Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr., American diplomat (b. 1897)
  • 1963 Margaret Murray, English anthropologist and Egyptologist (b. 1863)

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1973 Elsa Schiaparelli, Italian fashion designer, dies at 77

Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Fashion Designer
Elsa Schiaparelli
  • 1974 Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances
  • 1975 Olga Berggolts, Russian poet (b. 1910)
  • 1977 Ingrid Schubert, German terrorist (b. 1944)
  • 1979 Dimitris Psathas, Greek playwright (b. 1907)
  • 1982 Babette Deutsch, US poet (Honey out of the Rock), dies at 87
  • 1982 Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician, lieutenant governor of Quebec (b. 1911)
  • 1984 ML de Braauw, esquire/DS'70-minister of Wetenschapsbeleid, dies at 59
  • 1985 George Robert Vincent, American sound recording pioneer (b. 1898)
  • 1986 Rolando Olalia, Philippines worker's union leader, murdered
  • 1990 Charlie Carpenter, dies at 77
  • 1991 Ad Kosto, Dutch state secretary (PvdA), assassinated by bomb
  • 1991 Hanson Baldwin, US military historian, dies at 88
  • 1992 Alan Balsam, US movie editor (Divine Madness), dies
  • 1992 Gregory Markopoulos, German/US director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies
  • 1992 Lucrecia Perez, Dominicans in Spain (Racist Murder), dies at 33
  • 1993 Jose Toirkens, journalist (Slogan, NRC), dies at 48
  • 1994 Frank Singleton, librarian, dies at 67
  • 1994 Joseph H. Hazen, US Lawyer/producer/VP (Warner Bros), dies at 96
  • 1994 Lewis Bingham Keeble, town Planner, dies at 79
  • 1994 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist (b. 1924)
  • 1996 Kenneth Watkins, woodland conservationist, dies at 86
  • 1996 Swami Rama, Himalayan yoga master (b. 1925)
  • 1997 William John Elwyn Davies, painter, dies at 80
  • 1997 Dawud M. Mu'Min, American murderer (b. 1953)
  • 1998 Michel Trudeau, Canadian outdoorsman, son of Pierre Trudeau (b. 1975)
  • 2002 Rishikesh Shaha, Nepalese politician and writer (b. 1925)
  • 2004 Thomas Foglietta, American politician (b. 1928)
  • 2005 Vine Deloria, Jr., Native American author, theologian, historian, and activist (b. 1933)
  • 2007 Wahab Akbar, Filipino politician and Congressman (b. 1960)
  • 2007 Monty Westmore, American make-up artist. (b. 1923)
  • 2010 Allan Sandage, American astronomer (b. 1926)
  • 2013 Hans-J├╝rgen Heise, German writer, dies at 83