Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 12th November

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Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 12th November

Dear readers, today, we come together to honor the memories of the notable individuals who departed from this world on this very day. 12th November marks the day when we reflect on the lives and legacies of those who have left an indelible imprint on history through their remarkable contributions and achievements.

Year Event
867 Pope Nicholas I (b. 800)
1002 Pallig, Danish chieftain, Jarl of Devonshire
1002 Gunhilde, wife of Pallig, Danish chieftain
1004 Abbo of Fleury, French monk and saint (b. 945)
1072 Adalbero III of Luxembourg (b. c. 1010)
1093 Malcolm III of Scotland (b. 1041)
1143 Fulk, King of Jerusalem (b. 1089)
1154 Iziaslav II of Kiev, Prince of Vladimir and Volyn, (b. c. 1097)
1175 Henry of France, Archbishop of Reims (b. c.1121)
1299 Oliver Sutton, Bishop of Lincoln
1319 Eric VI of Denmark (b. 1274)
1345 Constance of Peñafiel, queen of Pedro I of Portugal (b. 1323)
1359 Ivan II of Moscow (b. 1326)
1369 Thomas de Beauchamp, 11th Earl of Warwick
1440 Joan Beaufort, Countess of Westmoreland
1460 Prince Henry the Navigator, Portuguese patron of exploration (b. 1394)
1502 Annio da Viterbo, Italian friar, historian, and scholar (b. 1432)
1606 Girolamo Mercuriale, Italian physician and philologist (b. 1530)
1619 Ludovico Carracci, Italian painter and illustrator (b. 1555)
1650 Thomas May, English poet and historian (b. 1595)
1726 Sophia Dorothea of Celle (b. 1666)
1770 George Grenville, English lawyer and politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1712)
1771 Konrad Ernst Ackermann, German actor (b. 1712)
1777 William Bowyer, English printer and author (b. 1699)
1862 Ludwig Uhland, German poet, philologist, and historian (b. 1787)
1867 Adolphe Napoléon Didron, French archaeologist and historian (b. 1806)
1868 Gioachino Rossini, Italian pianist and composer (b. 1792)
1883 J. Marion Sims, American physician and gynecologist (b. 1813)
1903 Camille Pissarro, Virgin Islander-French painter (b. 1830)
1929 Princess Viktoria of Prussia (b. 1866)
1937 Mrs. Leslie Carter, American actress (b. 1857)
1942 Daniel J. Callaghan, American admiral (b. 1890)
1952 Margaret Wise Brown, American author (b. 1910)
1954 Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, German field marshal (b. 1881)
1955 Bernard DeVoto, American historian and author (b. 1897)
1955 Moshe Pesach, Greek rabbi (b. 1869)
1961 Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, Jr., American general and diplomat, United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (b. 1897)
1963 Margaret Murray, Indian-English anthropologist and author (b. 1863)
1969 Iskander Mirza, Indian-Pakistani general and politician, 1st President of Pakistan (b. 1899)
1973 Lila Lee, American actress (b. 1901)
1973 Bruno Maderna, Italian-German conductor and composer (b. 1920)
1974 Vittorio De Sica, Italian-French actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1901)
1974 Karen Silkwood, American technician and activist (b. 1946)
1975 Olga Bergholz, Russian poet and playwright (b. 1910)
1979 Dimitris Psathas, Greek playwright and academic (b. 1907)
1982 Hugues Lapointe, Canadian lawyer and politician, 15th Solicitor General of Canada (b. 1911)
1983 Henry Jamison Handy, American swimmer and water polo player (b. 1886)
1983 Junior Samples, American comedian and actor (b. 1926)
1986 Franco Cortese, Italian race car driver (b. 1903)
1988 Antal Doráti, Hungarian-American conductor and composer (b. 1906)
1988 Jaromír Vejvoda, Czech composer (b. 1902)
1989 Victor Davis, Canadian swimmer (b. 1964)
1989 Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein (b. 1906)
1989 Rohana Wijeweera, Sri Lankan rebel and politician (b. 1943)
1989 Dorothea Krook-Gilead, Latvian-South African author, translator and scholar (b. 1920)
1991 Paul-Émile Léger, Canadian cardinal (b. 1904)
1993 Rufus R. Jones, American wrestler (b. 1933)
1994 Jack Baker, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1947)
1994 Motoo Kimura, Japanese biologist and geneticist (b. 1924)
1996 Bill Doggett, American pianist and composer (b. 1916)
1996 Bobbie Vaile, Australian astrophysicist and academic (b. 1959)
1997 André Boucourechliev, Bulgarian-French pianist and composer (b. 1925)
1998 Edwige Feuillère, French actress (b. 1907)
1998 Valerie Hobson, Irish-born English actress (b. 1917)
1998 Red Holzman, American basketball player and coach (b. 1920)
2001 Cornelius Warmerdam, American pole vaulter (b. 1915)
2002 Juan Alberto Schiaffino, Uruguayan footballer and manager (b. 1925)
2002 Rishikesh Shaha, Nepalese academic and politician (b. 1925)
2004 John Balance, English singer-songwriter (b. 1962)
2004 Ol’ Dirty Bastard, American rapper and producer (b. 1968)
2004 Thomas M. Foglietta, American lawyer and politician, United States Ambassador to Italy (b. 1928)
2005 Vine Deloria, Jr., American historian, theologian, and author (b. 1933)
2005 Eddie Guerrero, American wrestler (b. 1967)
2007 Wahab Akbar, Filipino lawyer and politician (b. 1960)
2007 John Doherty, English footballer and manager (b. 1935)
2007 Kazuhisa Inao, Japanese baseball player and manager (b. 1937)
2010 Luis García Berlanga, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1921)
2010 Allan Sandage, American astronomer and cosmologist (b. 1926)
2012 Erazm Ciołek, Polish photographer and author (b. 1937)
2012 Manuel Peña Escontrela, Spanish footballer (b. 1965)
2013 Hans-Jürgen Heise, German author and poet (b. 1930)
2013 Chieko Aioi, Japanese actress and voice actress (b. 1934)
2014 María José Alvarado, Honduran model, Señorita Honduras 2014 (b. 1995)
2014 Kakha Bendukidze, Georgian economist and politician, Georgian Minister of Economy (b. 1956)
2014 Alvin Dark, American baseball player and manager (b. 1922)
2014 Alexander Grothendieck, German-French mathematician and theorist (b. 1928)
2016 Leon Russell, American singer-songwriter (b. 1942)

As we draw this tribute to a close, let us carry forward the lessons and legacies of those we have lost. Their impact on the world remains etched in the fabric of time, serving as a reminder of the enduring power of the human spirit. May their contributions continue to inspire us to strive for greatness and leave our own meaningful mark on the world.

Join us in continuing to celebrate the lives and contributions of those who have shaped our world, even in their absence. Their memory lives on through the stories we share and the legacies we continue to uphold. Until next time, may their spirits find peace in the legacy they have left behind.

Laila is a seasoned content writer at USInsightNews, renowned for her captivating storytelling and incisive analysis. Outside of her professional endeavors, Laila can be found exploring new literary works, immersing herself in nature, and advocating for the power of education in empowering communities.

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