Famous People Who Died in November 1945

  • Nov 2 Princess Thyra, daughter of Frederick VIII of Denmark (b. 1880)
  • Nov 3 Alessandro Longo, Italian composer and musicologist, dies at 80
  • Nov 7 Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies
  • Nov 8 August von Mackensen, German field marshal, dies at 95

Jerome KernJerome Kern (1885-1945)

Nov 11 American composer (Sally; Leave It To Jane), dies at 60

  • Nov 16 Kaarlo Sarkia, Finnish poet (Kohtalon Vaaka), dies at 43
  • Nov 17 Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, dies at 63
  • Nov 20 Francis William Aston, British chemist and physicist who won a Nobel laureate for his work with isotopes and the whole number rule, dies at 68

Alexander PatchAlexander Patch (1889-1945)

Nov 21 American WWII general (Guadalcanal Campaign, Operation Dragoon), dies of pneumonia at 55

  • Nov 21 Ellen Anderson Glasgow, American novelist (Ancient Law, Pulitzer-1942), dies at 72
  • Nov 21 Jimmy Quinn, Scottish soccer striker (11 caps; Celtic 272 games, 188 goals), dies at 67
  • Nov 21 Robert Benchley, American humorist (My 10 years in a Quandary), dies at 56
  • Nov 28 Dwight F. Davis, American politician (49th United States Secretary of War) and founder of the Davis Cup, dies at 66