Famous Deaths on 7th November

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644 - Umar ibn al-Khattāb, Second caliph of Islam dies of injuries after assassination attempt 4 days earlier
739 - Willibrord, [Clemens], 1st bishop of Utrecht/saint 695-739, dies at 81
1225 - Engelbert I, the Saint, archbishop of Cologne, murdered at 40
1550 - Jon Arason, the last Roman Catholic bishop of Iceland prior to the reformation, beheaded in Skalholt with his two sons Are and Bjorn. (b. 1484)
1560 - Peter S Lotichius, [Peter Lotz], German poet (Opera omnia), dies
1573 - Solomon Luria (Maharshal), talmudic author (Yam Shel Shelomo), dies
1581 - Richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar
1599 - Gasparo Tagliacozzi, Italian surgeon (b. 1546)
1608 - Adolf, earl of Nassau-Siegen/cavalry commander, dies in battle
1620 - Hetman Stanisław Żólkiewski polish commander in the Battle of Ţuţora (1620) (b. 1547)
1633 - Cornelis Drebbel, physicist/chemist/inventor (builder of the first submarine), dies
1639 - William Cobbold, composer, dies at 79
1639 - Thomas Arundell, 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour, English politician
1642 - Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician
1678 - Erasmus Quellinus II [Quellien], Flemish painter/etcher, dies at 70
1708 - Ludolf Backhuysen, Dutch seascape painter/cartoonist, dies at 76
1713 - Elizabeth Barry, English actress (b. 1658)
1723 - Godfrey Kneller, English painter (74-77), dies
1802 - Johann Georg Joseph Spangler, composer, dies at 50
1817 - Francesco Pasquale Ricci, composer, dies at 85
1827 - Bartolomeo Campagnoli, Ital violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 76
1857 - Charles Heinrich Christoph Zeuner, composer, dies at 62
1859 - Carl Gottlieb Reissiger, composer, dies at 61
1872 - Alfred Clebsch, German mathematician (b. 1833)
1876 - Albertus C van Raalte, Dutch/US vicar (Michigan), dies at 65
1880 - Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer, dies at 72
1881 - John MacHale, Irish Archbishop (Tuam) and writer (b. 1791)
1893 - Constantly Lievens, Flemish missionary in India, dies at 37
1901 - Li Hung-Tshang, Chinese rebel leader/viceroy of Tsheli, dies
Outlaw Butch CassidyOutlaw Butch Cassidy (1908) 1908 - Butch Cassidy [Robert LeRoy Parker], American train and bank robber, shot by Bolivian soldiers at 42
1913 - Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist and biologist (b. 1823)
1919 - Hugo Haase, German MP (SPD), murdered at 56
1922 - Sam Thompson, baseball player (b. 1860)
1935 - Lidj Jasu, emperor of Ethiopia, dies at 39
1938 - Earnest von Rath, German antifascist/diplomat, murdered
1941 - Albin Zollinger, Swiss poet/author (Das Gewitter), dies at 46
1943 - Dwight Frye, actor (Vampire Bat, Dracula), dies at 44
1944 - Richard Sorge & Ozaki, spies, hanged in Tokyo
1945 - Alfred Dipper, cricketer (England batsman scored in only Test), dies
Naturalist, biologist, and explorer Alfred Russel WallaceNaturalist, biologist, and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace (1913) 1956 - Una Mae Carlisle, US pianist/singer, dies at 40
1959 - Victor McLaglen, actor (Gunga Din), dies of heart attack at 72
1960 - Alvin Carter, vocalist (Carter Family), dies at 69
1961 - Antonius F "Anton" Coolen, author (Peelwerkers), dies at 64
1962 - Eleanor Roosevelt, 1st Lady (1933-1945), dies at 78 in NYC
1965 - Friedrich Wildgans, composer, dies at 52
1966 - Rube Bressler, Baseball player (b. 1894)
1967 - John Nance Garner, (VP-D, 1933-41), dies at 98
1967 - Juan Tomas Perez, composer, dies at 71
1967 - Larry Kent, director (High Stakes), dies at 67
1968 - Willem A Wagenaar, Dutch journalist/author (3,000 meter), dies
US First Lady Eleanor RooseveltUS First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt (1962) 1968 - Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
1972 - Tod Andrews, actor (From Hell it Came, Outrage), dies at 51
1974 - Rodolfo Acosta, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw), dies at 54
1974 - Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899)
1978 - Gene Tunney, former heavyweight boxing champ (1926-28), dies at 80
1978 - Janet Flanner, writer, dies at 86
1979 - Amedeo Nazzari, actor (Lure of Sila, Night of Cabiria), dies at 71
1979 - Paolo Carlini, Italian actor (It Started in Naples), dies at 53
1980 - Steve McQueen, actor (Tom Horn, Bullitt), dies at 50
1981 - Will Durant, US author (story of civilization), dies at 96
1983 - David Alexandrovich Toradze, composer, dies at 61
1983 - Germaine Tailleferre, Fren composer (Le Marin du Bolivar), dies at 91
1984 - George Matthews, actor (Chick-Glynis), dies at 73 of heart disease
1986 - Tracy Pew, Australian musician (The Birthday Party) (b. 1957)
1990 - Josephine Wilson, actress (We Dive at Dawn), dies at 86
1990 - Lawrence Durrell, Indian/English author (Alexandria Quartet, Mount Olive), dies at 78
1991 - Tom of Finland, Finnish fetish artist (b. 1920)
1992 - Alexander Dubček, headed Czech Communist Party (1968-69), dies at 70
1992 - Jack Kelly, US actor (Maverick, Vega$), dies following a stroke at 65
1993 - Adelaide Hall, US jazz singer (Cotton Club), dies at 92
1993 - Charles Aidman, actor (Kotch, Zoot Suit), dies of cancer at 68
1994 - Michael O'Donoghue, comedian (SNL), dies at about 54
1994 - Milton "Shorty" Rogers [Rajonsky], US jazz trumpeter, dies at 70
1995 - Jerry Daniels, singer/guitarist, dies at 79
1995 - John Patrick, screenwriter, dies at 90
1995 - Melvin "Slappy" White, comedian, dies of heart attack at 74
1996 - Brian Keith-Lucas, political scientist, dies at 84
1996 - Claude Ake, political scientist, dies at 57
1996 - Michael Fenton Haddon, mining engineer, dies at 81
1996 - Jaja Wachuku, Nigerian Lawyer and First Foreign Affairs Minister (b. 1918)
2000 - Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician (b. 1910)
2000 - Queen Ingrid, Queen Dowager of Denmark (b. 1910)
2001 - Nida Blanca, Filipino actress (b. 1936)
2002 - Rudolf Augstein, German publisher (b. 1923)
2004 - Howard Keel, American actor (b. 1919)
2005 - Anthony Sawoniuk, Belarusian-born Nazi war criminal (b. 1921)
2005 - Harry Thompson, English-born comedian and novelist (b. 1960)
2006 - Bryan Pata, American football defensive tackle (University of Miami) (murdered) (b. 1981)
2006 - Johnny Sain, American baseball pitcher (b. 1917)
2006 - Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French journalist (b. 1924)
2007 - Earl Dodge, American politician (Prohibition Party) (b. 1932)
2011 - Joe Frazier, Olympic Heavyweight Boxer, dies of liver cancer at 67
2012 - Carmen Basilio [Carmine], American world welter and middleweight boxing champion, dies from pneumonia at 85

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