Deaths in History on November 14

  • 784 Alberik I, bishop of Utrecht, dies

TaizuTaizu (927-976 AD)

Founder and 1st Emperor of the Song Dynasty (960-976) who reunified most of China by conquering the states of Southern Tang, Later Shu, Southern Han and Jingnan, dies at 49

  • 1226 Frederick of Isenberg, German politician (executed) (b. 1193)

Alexander NevskyAlexander Nevsky (1220-1263)

Prince of Novgorod and Grand Prince of Vladimir, considered the key figure in medieval Rus (1252-63), dies at 43

  • 1359 Gregorius Palamas, Byzantine mystic/archbishop/saint, dies
  • 1391 Nikola Tavelić, First Croatian saint (b. 1340)
  • 1522 Anne of France, French princess, daughter of King Louis XI and Regent of France (1483-91) for her brother King Charles VIII during his minority, dies at 61
  • 1556 Giovanni Della Casa, Italian poet (Galateo), dies at 53
  • 1589 Philipp Apianus [Bennewitz/Bienewitz], German mathematician and 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)

Gottfried Wilhelm LeibnizGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716)

German philosopher and mathematician (differential and integral calculus), dies at 70

  • 1734 Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth, French mistress of British king Charles II, dies at 85
  • 1746 Georg Steller, German naturalist (b. 1709)
  • 1780 Jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver and illustrator, dies at 81
  • 1794 Pieter Nieuwland, Dutch scientist and mathematician (known as "Dutch Isaac Newton"), dies at 30
  • 1797 Ivan Shuvalov, 1st Russian Minister of Education and founder of the Moscow University, dies at 70
  • 1804 Aagje Deken, Dutch 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 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, German philosopher and inventor (dialectic), dies at 61
  • 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, 7th earl of Elgin & Kincardine, British diplomat, dies at 75
  • 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
  • 1866 Miguel I, King of Portugal (1828-34), dies at 64
  • 1902 Paulus T van der Maesen the Sombreff, foreign minister, dies
  • 1906 Hendrik Jan Schimmel, Dutch writer and dramatist (2 Tudors), dies at 83
  • 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)

Booker T. WashingtonBooker T. Washington (1856-1915)

American education pioneer and 1st African American on a US stamp, dies at 59

  • 1916 Henry George, Jr., American politician (b. 1862)
  • 1916 Saki, British writer (b. 1870)
  • 1917 William Smith, British deserter in France, executed at 20
  • 1921 Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil (while serving as regent signed law abolishing slavery), dies in exile at 75
  • 1922 Rudolf Kjellén, Swedish political scientist and politician who first coined the term "geopolitics", dies at 58
  • 1935 J Wouter[us] van Dieren, biologist (Terschelling), dies
  • 1939 Bluey, Australian cattle dog and world's oldest reliably recorded dog dies at 29 year sand 5 days [1]
  • 1946 Herman de Man [Salomon H Hamburger], author/Radio Orange, dies
  • 1949 Matsudaira Tsuneo, Japanese diplomat, dies at 72
  • 1955 Robert E Sherwood, dramatist (Abe Lincoln in Illinois), dies at 59
  • 1957 Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef, South African painter, dies at 71
  • 1962 Manuel Gálvez, Argentine novelist (La maestra normal), dies at 80
  • 1964 Heinrich von Brentano, German politician (Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs), dies at 60
  • 1965 Dawn Powell, American writer (Turn, Magic Wheel), dies at 68
  • 1972 Martin Dies, Jr., American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Texas), dies at 71
  • 1975 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter, dies at 88
  • 1977 A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Indian guru, founder of International Society for Krishna Consciousness, dies at 81
  • 1984 Cesar Climaco, Filipino politician (b. 1916)
  • 1990 Adolf Rudnicki [Aron Hirschhorn], Polish writer (Niekochana), dies at 78
  • 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
  • 1993 Sanzo Nosaka, co-founder of Japanese Communist Party (1922), dies
  • 1994 John F Hampe, pathologist (Fabric & Stoflongen), dies at 83
  • 1994 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist, dies at 60
  • 1995 Jack Finney, American sci-fi and thriller author (The Body Snatchers, Time and Again), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • 1995 John Lee Admiral-Barber, dies at 90
  • 1996 Havelock Hudson, British Lloyd's of London underwriter, dies at 77
  • 1996 Joseph Bernardin, cardinal Archbishop of Chicago, dies at 68
  • 1996 Liz Knights, English book publisher (Victor Gallancz), dies of cancer at 41
  • 1996 Vera von der Heydt, German psychoanalyst, dies at 96
  • 2008 Wilhelmus Norbert Schmelzer, Dutch foreign minister (KVP), dies at 87
  • 2011 Franz Josef Degenhardt, German poet and author, dies at 79
  • 2012 Ahmed Jabari, Palestinian political activist, killed by an airstrike at 53
  • 2014 Jane Byrne, American politician and 50th Mayor of Chicago, dies at 81
  • 2016 Gwen Ifill, journalist and writer, 1st African American woman to host US public affairs program, dies of cancer at 61