Deaths in History in November 1990

  • Nov 7 Lawrence Durrell, Indian-British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Nov 8 Anya Seton, US author, dies
  • Nov 8 Grampy Davis, dies of heart attack at 87
  • Nov 10 M├írio Schenberg, Brazilian physicist (b. 1914)
  • Nov 12 Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, murdered
  • Nov 12 Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet and political activist, dies at 81
  • Nov 13 Charlie Carpenter, dies at 77
  • Nov 14 K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
  • Nov 14 Malcolm Muggeridge, WW II spy for Britain, dies at 87
  • Nov 14 Robert Mariano, entertainer, dies at 21

Person of interestRobert Hofstadter

Nov 17 Robert Hofstadter, American atomic physicist and Nobel laureate (electron scattering in atomic nuclei), dies at 75

  • Nov 19 Sun Li-jen, Chinese general (b. 1900)
  • Nov 19 Georgy Nikolaevich Flerov, Russian Physicist (nuclear fission), dies at 77
  • Nov 23 Nguyen Van Tam, PM of Vietnam (1952-53), dies
  • Nov 23 Renate Rubinstein, author/columnist (Tamar), dies

Person of interestRoald Dahl

Nov 23 Roald Dahl, British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG), dies at 74

Author Roald Dahl
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Roald Dahl
  • Nov 24 Nistani Keiji, philosopher, dies in Kyoto Japan
  • Nov 24 Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (101 Dalmatians), dies at 94
  • Nov 24 Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer during the Great Depression, dies at 80
  • Nov 30 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, dies at 78
  • Nov 30 Norman Cousins, editor (Saturday Review), dies at 75