Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 19th November

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Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 19th November

Dear readers, today, we come together to honor the memories of the notable individuals who departed from this world on this very day. 19th 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
284 Numerian, Roman emperor
763 Domnall Midi, High King of Ireland
811 Li Fan, Chinese politician (b. 754)
855 Theoktistos, Byzantine courtier
869 Edmund the Martyr, English king (b. 841)
923 Jing Xiang, Chinese strategist
923 Li Zhen, official of Later Liang
927 Xu Wen, Chinese general (b. 862)
996 Richard I, Duke of Normandy (b. 933)
1008 Geoffrey I, Duke of Brittany, (b. 980)
1022 Bernward of Hildesheim, German bishop and saint (b. 960)
1314 Albert II, Margrave of Meissen (b. 1240)
1316 John I of France (b. 1316)
1400 Elizabeth of Moravia, Margravine of Meissen (b. 1355)
1437 Thomas Langley, English bishop and politician, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1363)
1480 Eleanor of Scotland, Scottish princess (b. 1433)
1518 Marmaduke Constable, English courtier and soldier (b. 1458)
1518 Pierre de la Rue, Belgian singer and composer (b. 1452)
1559 Lady Frances Brandon, English noblewoman and claimant to the throne of England (b. 1517)
1591 Christopher Hatton, English academic and politician, Lord Chancellor of England (b. 1540)
1606 (burial date) John Lyly, English writer (b. 1553)
1612 John Harington, English courtier and author (b. 1561)
1615 Gervase Helwys, English murderer (b. 1561)
1651 Mikołaj Potocki, Polish soldier (b. 1595)
1662 Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (b. 1614)
1695 Zumbi, Brazilian king (b. 1655)
1704 Charles Plumier, French botanist and painter (b. 1646)
1737 Caroline of Ansbach (b. 1683)
1742 Melchior de Polignac, French cardinal and poet (b. 1661)
1758 Johan Helmich Roman, Swedish violinist and composer (b. 1694)
1764 Christian Goldbach, Prussian mathematician and theorist (b. 1690)
1778 Francesco Cetti, Italian priest, zoologist, and mathematician (b. 1726)
1856 Farkas Bolyai, Romanian-Hungarian mathematician and academic (b. 1775)
1864 Albert Newsam, American painter and illustrator (b. 1809)
1886 William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)
1894 Anton Rubinstein, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1829)
1898 Sir John Fowler, 1st Baronet, English engineer (b. 1817)
1903 Gaston de Chasseloup-Laubat, French race car driver (b. 1867)
1908 Georgy Voronoy, Ukrainian mathematician and academic (b. 1868)
1910 Leo Tolstoy, Russian author and playwright (b. 1828)
1918 John Bauer, Swedish painter and illustrator (b.1882)
1925 Alexandra of Denmark (b. 1844)
1934 Willem de Sitter, Dutch mathematician, physicist, and astronomer (b. 1872)
1936 Buenaventura Durruti, Spanish mechanic and activist (b. 1896)
1936 José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Spanish lawyer and politician (b. 1903)
1938 Maud of Wales (b. 1869)
1941 Elmar Muuk, Estonian linguist and author (b. 1901)
1945 Percy Perrin, English cricketer (b. 1876)
1945 Francis William Aston, English chemist and physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
1950 Francesco Cilea, Italian composer (b. 1866)
1951 Thomas Quinlan, English businessman (b. 1881)
1954 Clyde Vernon Cessna, American pilot and engineer, founded the Cessna Aircraft Corporation (b. 1879)
1957 Mstislav Dobuzhinsky, Russian-American painter and illustrator (b. 1875)
1965 Johannes Kaiv, Estonian soldier and diplomat (b. 1897)
1973 Allan Sherman, American actor, comedian, and producer (b. 1924)
1976 Trofim Lysenko, Ukrainian-Russian biologist and agronomist (b. 1898)
1978 Giorgio de Chirico, Greek-Italian painter and sculptor (b. 1888)
1978 Vasilisk Gnedov, Russian soldier and poet (b. 1890)
1980 John McEwen, Australian lawyer and politician, 18th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1900)
1983 Marcel Dalio, French actor and playwright (b. 1900)
1984 Kristian Djurhuus, Faroese politician, 2nd Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands (b. 1895)
1984 Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Pakistani journalist and poet (b. 1911)
1992 Raul Renter, Estonian economist and chess player (b. 1920)
1994 Jānis Krūmiņš, Latvian basketball player (b. 1930)
1995 Sergei Grinkov, Russian figure skater (b. 1967)
1995 Robie Macauley, American editor, novelist and critic (b. 1919)
1997 Dick Littlefield, American baseball player (b. 1926)
1997 Robert Palmer, American saxophonist, producer, and author (b. 1945)
1998 Galina Starovoytova, Russian ethnographer and politician (b. 1946)
1999 Amintore Fanfani, Italian journalist and politician, 32nd Prime Minister of Italy (b. 1908)
2000 Mike Muuss, American computer programmer, created Ping (b. 1958)
2000 Kalle Päätalo, Finnish author (b. 1919)
2003 David Dacko, African educator and politician, 1st President of the Central African Republic (b. 1930)
2003 Eugene Kleiner, American businessman, co-founded Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (b. 1923)
2005 Manouchehr Atashi, Iranian journalist and poet (b. 1931)
2005 Chris Whitley, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1960)
2006 Robert Altman, American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1925)
2006 Zoia Ceaușescu, Romanian mathematician and academic (b. 1950)
2006 Donald Hamilton, American author (b. 1916)
2006 Andre Waters, American football player and coach (b. 1962)
2007 Ian Smith, Rhodesian lieutenant and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Rhodesia (b. 1919)
2008 Bennie Gonzales, American architect, designed the Heard Museum (b. 1924)
2008 Sven Inge, Swedish painter (b. 1935)
2010 Roxana Briban, Romanian soprano and actress (b. 1971)
2010 Chalmers Johnson, American author and scholar (b. 1931)
2010 Rob Lytle, American football player (b. 1954)
2010 Danny McDevitt, American baseball player (b. 1932)
2012 Kaspars Astašenko, Latvian ice hockey player (b. 1975)
2012 David C. Copley, American publisher and philanthropist (b. 1952)
2012 William Grut, Swedish pentathlete (b. 1914)
2012 David O’Brien Martin, American soldier and politician (b. 1944)
2013 Peter Griffiths, English lawyer and politician (b. 1928)
2013 Dieter Hildebrandt, Polish-German actor and screenwriter (b. 1927)
2013 Frank Lauterbur, American football player and coach (b. 1925)
2013 Oleg Minko, Ukrainian painter and educator (b. 1938)
2013 Klaus Praefcke, German chemist and academic (b. 1933)
2014 Arthur Butterworth, English composer and conductor (b. 1923)
2014 Ray Farabee, American lawyer and politician (b. 1932)
2014 Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba (b. 1926)
2014 Jimmy Heung, Hong Kong director and producer (b. 1950)
2014 Samuel Klein, Polish-Brazilian businessman and philanthropist, founded Casas Bahia (b. 1923)
2015 Peter Dimmock, English sportscaster and producer (b. 1920)
2015 Keith Michell, Australian actor (b. 1926)
2015 Carlos Oroza, Spanish poet (b. 1923)
2015 Jim Perry, American-Canadian singer and game show host (b. 1933)
2015 Kitanoumi Toshimitsu, Japanese sumo wrestler, the 55th Yokozuna (b. 1953)
2016 Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Greek statesman (b. 1926)
2016 William Trevor Irish novelist, playwright, and short story writer (b. 1928)

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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