Deaths in History on November 6

  • 1231 Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1196)
  • 1406 Innocent VII, [Cosma de' Migliorati], Italian Pope (1404-06), dies
  • 1550 Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1487)
  • 1632 Gustavus II Adolphus, King of Sweden, dies at battle of Lutzen at 37
  • 1650 Willem II, earl of Nassau/prince of Orange, dies at 24
  • 1656 Johan IV, duke of Braganca/king of Portugal (1640-56), dies at 52
  • 1656 Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (b. 1583)
  • 1692 Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (b. 1619)
  • 1730 Hans Hermann von Katte, Prussian lieutenant, beheaded
  • 1752 Ralph Erskine, Scottish minister (b. 1685)
  • 1771 Hermanus Noordkerk, Dutch jurist, dies at 69
  • 1771 John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (b. 1695)
  • 1790 James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (b. 1726)
  • 1816 Gouverneur Morris, American lawmaker and diplomat (b. 1752)
  • 1822 Hendrik van Stralen, Secretary of Interior, dies at 71
  • 1822 Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (b. 1748)
  • 1836 Charles X, King of France (1824-30), dies at 79
  • 1839 Hayim Rapoport, Rabbi of Ostrowiec/author (Maxim Chayyim), dies
  • 1846 Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and activist (b. 1800)
  • 1846 Alexander Chavchavadze, Georgian poet and general
  • 1862 Charles Davis Jameson, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 35
  • 1875 John Baptist van Son, Dutch Catholic politician, dies at 71
  • 1876 Giacomo Antonelli, secretary of state of Pius IX, dies at 70
  • 1900 PWJ Le Gallais, British lt-colonel, dies in battle at Bothaville
  • 1901 Kate Greenaway, English children book illustrater, dies at 55
  • 1914 Allessandro d'Ancona, Italian philologist (Dante), dies at 79
  • 1925 Khải Định, Emperor of Vietnam
  • 1929 Max von Bathe, German prince/Chancellor (1910-11, 18), dies at 62
  • 1936 Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (b. 1864)
  • 1939 Adolphe Max, Belgian liberal MP, dies at 69
  • 1941 Maurice Leblanc, French novelist (b. 1864)
  • 1944 Hannah Senesh, Jewish poetess, executed by Nazis in Budapest
  • 1944 Lord Moyne, British prefect (Middle-East), murdered
  • 1944 Segundo "Boy" Ecury, Aruba, WW II resistance fighter, executed at 22
  • 1947 Kristian Elster, Norwegian author (Paradisets Have), dies at 66
  • 1955 Charley Toorop, [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64
  • 1955 Cornelis GN de Vooys, translator, dies at 82

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1959 Jose P. Laurel, Philippine president, dies of heart attack at 68

3rd President of the Philippines José P. Laurel
3rd President of the Philippines
José P. Laurel
  • 1960 Erich Raeder, German grand admiral (b. 1876)
  • 1963 Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier (Indonesia), dies at 52
  • 1964 Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born Swedish biochemist who investigated the fermentation of sugar and enzymes (Nobel 1929), dies at 91
  • 1968 Charles B. McVay III, Ex-U.S. Navy Captain (b. 1898)
  • 1984 Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist and dramatist (b. 1929)
  • 1987 Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
  • 1987 William C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Seasons NYC), dies at 80
  • 1989 Dickie Goodman, creator of "break-in" records (b. 1934)
  • 1995 Philip Rawson, artist/teacher, dies at 71
  • 1995 Stanley Oliphant Stewart, librarian, dies at 82
  • 1996 Mario Savio, American political activist, dies of heart attack at 53
  • 1996 Patience Edney, nurse/communist, dies at 85
  • 1997 Phillipo Seed, social work academic, dies at 67
  • 2000 David R. Brower, American environmentalist (b. 1912)
  • 2000 L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
  • 2001 Anthony Shaffer, English dramatist (Sleuth), dies at 75
  • 2002 Sid Sackson, American board game designer (b. 1920)
  • 2005 Rod Donald, New Zealand Politician, Green Party Co-leader (b. 1957)
  • 2006 Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (b. 1950)
  • 2007 Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist (b. 1920)
  • 2007 Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Afghan politician (b. c1962)
  • 2007 George Osmond, Osmond family patriarch (b. 1917)
  • 2010 Jo Myong-Rok, North Korean military official (b. 1928)
  • 2010 Robert Lipshutz, American attorney and counsel to the Carter Adminisrtation (b. 1921)
  • 2015 Yitzhak Navon, President of Israel (1978-83), dies at 94