Famous Deaths 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)

Person of interestAlexander Nevsky

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 (Galateo), dies at 53
  • 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 of England, dies from apoplexy at 37
  • 1691 Tosa Mitsuoki, Japanese painter (b. 1617)
  • 1692 Christoph Bernhard, German composer, dies at 64

Person of interestGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

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)
  • 1831 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, Austrian composer/piano builder, dies at 74
  • 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 linguist and philologist (Investigation of the Origin of the Old Norse or Icelandic Language), dies of tuberculosis at 44
  • 1841 Thomas Bruce, Count of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat, dies
  • 1842 Henry de Cock, Dutch reformed vicar and secession leader, dies at 41
  • 1844 Flora Tristan, French writer and social activist, dies at 41
  • 1844 John Abercrombie, Scottish physician, dies at 64
  • 1860 Feliks Ostrowski, composer, dies at 58
  • 1866 Miguel I, King of Portugal (1828-34), dies at 64
  • 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)

Person of interestBooker T. Washington

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

Education Pioneer Booker T. Washington
Education Pioneer
Booker T. Washington
  • 1915 Theodor Leschetizky, composer, dies at 85
  • 1916 Henry George, Jr., American politician (b. 1862)
  • 1916 Saki, British writer (b. 1870)
  • 1917 William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20
  • 1922 Karl Michael Ziehrer, Austrian composer, dies at 79
  • 1925 Agnes Zimmermann, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1929 Joseph McGinnity, baseball pitcher (NY Giants), dies at 58
  • 1935 J Wouter[us] van Dieren, biologist (Terschelling), dies
  • 1937 Jack O'Connor, American baseball player (b. 1869)
  • 1944 Carl Flesch, Hungarian violinist, dies at 71
  • 1946 Herman de Man, [Salomon H Hamburger], author/Radio Orange, dies

  • 1946 Manuel de Falla, Spanish composer (b. 1876)
  • 1947 Joseph Allard, French Canadian fiddler (b. 1873)
  • 1949 Matsudaira Tsuneo, Japanese diplomat, dies at 72
  • 1955 Robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59
  • 1959 Thomas W Ross, American actor (Without Limit, Kings Row, 17, Mortal Storm), dies at 84
  • 1960 Walter Catlett, American actor (Climax, Front Page, Tale of 2 Cities), dies of a stroke at 71
  • 1962 Manuel Galvez, Argentina writer/poet (Hombres & Soledad), dies at 80
  • 1964 Hendrik G Cannegieter, meteorology/director KNMI, dies at 85
  • 1965 George Bissett, cricketer (25 wickets in 4 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • 1965 Russell Collins, actor (Niagara, Close Up, Shockproof), dies at 68
  • 1967 C. K. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (7 Tests for India in 30's), dies at 72
  • 1971 William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (b. 1934)
  • 1972 Martin Dies, (Rep)/1st chairman of House Un-American, dies
  • 1974 Johnny Mack Brown, American actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies from a cardiac condition at 70
  • 1975 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter, dies at 88
  • 1977 Richard Addinsell, English composer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 73
  • 1977 A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian guru, founder of International Society for Krishna Consciousness, dies at 81
  • 1979 Bill Farrimond, England cricket wicketkeeper (4 Tests 1930-35), dies
  • 1981 Robert Bradford, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1941)
  • 1982 Joachim Stutschewsky, composer, dies at 91
  • 1984 George Matthews, Brooklyn New York, American actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73
  • 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 Clem Beauchamp, US stuntman/director (Tarzan, Superman), dies
  • 1992 Earnest FH Happel, East German soccer/trainer/coach, dies
  • 1992 George Adams, US tenor saxophonist/flautist (Changes One), dies
  • 1992 Joop Van Nellen, soccer/trainer (DHC/"We go to Rome!"), dies
  • 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 Jake Dengel, US actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • 1994 John F Hampe, pathologist (Fabric & Stoflongen), dies at 83
  • 1994 John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
  • 1994 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist, dies at 60
  • 1994 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • 1995 Jack Finney, American sci-fi and thriller author (The Body Snatchers, Time and Again), dies of pneumonia 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
  • 1996 Virginia Cherrill, American actress (Lake Extra, Brat, City Lights), dies at 88
  • 1997 Eddie Arcaro, American Racing Hall of Fame jockey (Triple Crown 1941 Whirlaway, 1948 Citation), dies of liver cancer at 81
  • 1997 Stefan Lorant, Hungarian-American writer, photojournalist and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • 2000 Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
  • 2001 Charlotte Coleman, British actress (Four Weddings and a Funeral), dies of an asthma attack at 33
  • 2001 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (b. 1922)
  • 2002 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), dies at 87
  • 2003 Gene Anthony Ray, American actor (b. 1962)
  • 2004 Michel Colombier, French composer (b. 1939)
  • 2005 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, dies at 103
  • 2010 Wes Santee, American middle distance runner, dies at 78
  • 2012 Brian Davies, Australia Rugby League player, dies at 82
  • 2012 Ahmed Jabari, Palestinian political activist, killed by an airstrike at 53
  • 2014 Glen Larson, American television producer & writer, dies from esophageal cancer at 77
  • 2015 Warren Mitchell, English actor (Alf Garnett in Till Death Us Do Part), dies at 89
  • 2016 Holly Dunn, American country singer (Daddy's Hands), dies of cancer at 59
  • 2016 Gwen Ifill, journalist and writer, 1st African American woman to host US public affairs program, dies of cancer at 61