Deaths in History on November 14

  • 784 Alberik I, bishop of Utrecht, dies
  • 976 T'ai tsu, emperor of China/founder of Sung-dynasty, dies
  • 1226 Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (executed) (b. 1193)

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1263 Alexander Nevsky, [Aleksandr], Grand Prince of Novgorod and Vladimir dies at 43

Key Figure of Medieval Rus Alexander Nevsky
Key Figure of Medieval Rus
Alexander Nevsky
  • 1359 Gregorius Palamas, Byzantine mystic/archbishop/saint, dies
  • 1391 Nikola Tavelić, First Croatian saint (b. 1340)
  • 1522 Anne of France, daughter of French King Louis XI, Princess and French Regent (for her brother King Charles VIII during his minority). Born 1461
  • 1556 Giovanni della Casa, Italian poet (b. 1504)
  • 1589 Philipp Apianus [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German geographer, dies at 58
  • 1625 Giulio C Procaccini, Italian sculptor/painter, dies
  • 1633 William Ames, English philosopher (b. 1576)
  • 1673 Michael Wisniowieki, King of Poland, dies
  • 1687 Eleanor "Nell" Gwyn, English mistress of King Charles II, dies at 37
  • 1691 Tosa Mitsuoki, Japanese painter (b. 1617)

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1716 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, German philosopher and mathematician (differential and integral calculus), dies at 70

Philosopher and Mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
Philosopher and Mathematician
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
  • 1734 Louise de Keroualle, English duchess/mistress of king Charles II, dies
  • 1746 Georg Steller, German naturalist (b. 1709)
  • 1780 Jacobus Houbraken, engraver/illustrator, dies at 81
  • 1794 Pieter Nieuwland, prodigy/"Dutch Newton", dies at 30
  • 1804 Agatha "Aagje" Blanket, literary (Sara Burgerhart), dies at 62
  • 1817 Policarpa Salavarrieta, Colombian revolutionary (b. 1795)
  • 1825 Jean Paul, writer, dies at 62
  • 1829 Louis Nicolas Vauquelin, French pharmacist (b. 1763)
  • 1832 Charles Carroll, Wealthy Maryland planter who was the last signer of the Declaration of Independence to pass away, dies at 95
  • 1832 Rasmus Rask, Danish language scholar, dies at 44
  • 1841 Thomas Bruce, Count of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat, dies
  • 1842 Henry de Cock, reform vicar, dies at 41
  • 1844 Flora Tristan, French writer and social activist, dies at 41
  • 1844 John Abercrombie, Scottish physician, dies at 64
  • 1866 King Miguel of Portugal (b. 1802)
  • 1902 Paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies
  • 1906 Hendrik J Schimmel, author/dramatist, dies
  • 1907 Andrew Inglis Clark, Australian politician (b. 1848)
  • 1908 Kwang-siu, emperor of China, dies
  • 1914 Frederick Sleigh "Bobs" Roberts, governor of Natal, dies at 82
  • 1914 Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Malayalin journalist (b. 1861)

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1915 Booker T. Washington, educator/organizier, dies at 59 in Tuskegee Ala

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
  • 1916 Henry George, Jr., American politician (b. 1862)
  • 1916 Saki, British writer (b. 1870)
  • 1917 William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20
  • 1935 J Wouter[us] van Dieren, biologist (Terschelling), dies
  • 1946 Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], author/Radio Orange, dies
  • 1947 Joseph Allard, French Canadian fiddler (b. 1873)
  • 1955 Robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59
  • 1962 Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet (Hombres & Soledad), dies at 80
  • 1972 Martin Dies, (Rep)/1st chairman of House Un-American, dies
  • 1975 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter, dies at 88
  • 1977 A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder-Acarya of ISKCON (b. 1896)
  • 1984 Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician (b. 1916)
  • 1987 Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
  • 1990 K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
  • 1990 Malcolm Muggeridge, WW II spy for Britain, dies at 87
  • 1990 Robert Mariano, entertainer, dies at 21
  • 1991 Tony Richardson, British director (Tom Jones), dies of AIDs at 63
  • 1992 Robert Reese, producer, dies of natural causes at 66
  • 1993 Sanzo Nosaka, co-founder of Japanese Communist Party (1922), dies
  • 1994 Ferdinand J Kranenburg, director of queen (North Holland), dies at 83
  • 1994 John F Hampe, pathologist (Fabric & Stoflongen), dies at 83
  • 1994 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist, dies at 60
  • 1995 Jack Finney, author (Body Snatchers), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • 1995 Jack Walter Braden Finney, writer, dies at 84
  • 1995 John Lapworth Holt, boat Designer, dies at 83
  • 1995 John Lee Admiral-Barber, dies at 90
  • 1996 Havelock Henry Trevor Hudson, lloyd's underwriter, dies at 77
  • 1996 Joseph Bernardin, cardinal Archbishop of Chicago, dies at 68
  • 1996 Liz Knights, publisher, dies at 41
  • 1996 Vera von der Heydt, psychoanalyst, dies at 96
  • 2000 Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
  • 2012 Ahmed Jabari, Palestinian political activist, killed by an airstrike at 53
  • 2016 Gwen Ifill, journalist and writer, 1st African American woman to host US public affairs program, dies of cancer at 61