Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 23rd November

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Honoring the Legacies: Remembering Those Who Passed Away Today – 23rd November

Dear readers, today, we come together to honor the memories of the notable individuals who departed from this world on this very day. 23rd 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
654 Emperor Kōtoku of Japan (b. 596)
1072 Bagrat IV of Georgia (b. 1018)
1227 Leszek I the White, High Duke of Poland (b. c. 1186)
1265 Magnus Olafsson, King of Mann and the Isles
1326 Hugh Despenser the Younger, English courtier (b. 1296)
1426 Elizabeth of Lancaster, Duchess of Exeter, (b. c. 1363)
1468 Jean de Dunois, French soldier (b. 1402)
1492 Loys of Gruuthuse, Earl of Winchester (b. c. 1427)
1530 Mingyi Nyo, Burmese ruler (b. 1459)
1531 Johannes Oecolampadius, German theologian and reformer (b. 1482)
1572 John Knox, Scottish pastor and theologian (b. 1510)
1583 René de Birague, French cardinal (b. 1506)
1615 Sethus Calvisius, German composer and theorist (b. 1556)
1642 Walatta Petros, saint in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (b. 1592)
1650 Manuel Cardoso, Portuguese organist and composer (b. 1566)
1675 Guru Tegh Bahadur, Indian guru (b. 1621)
1722 Johann Adam Reincken, Dutch-German organist and composer (b. 1623)
1741 Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (b. 1688)
1770 Charles-Jean-François Hénault, French historian and author (b. 1685)
1775 Lorenzo Ricci, Italian religious leader, 18th Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1703)
1781 James Caldwell, American minister (b. 1734)
1793 Clément Charles François de Laverdy, French lawyer and politician, French Minister of Finance (b. 1723)
1801 Franz Moritz von Lacy, Austrian field marshal (b. 1725)
1801 Philip Hamilton, Oldest son of Alexander Hamilton (b. 1782)
1807 Joseph Brant, American tribal leader (b. 1742)
1848 William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, English politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1779)
1870 Comte de Lautréamont, Uruguayan-French poet and author (b. 1846)
1885 Nicolás Avellaneda, Argentinian journalist and politician, 8th President of Argentina (b. 1837)
1890 August Belmont, German-American banker and politician, 16th United States Ambassador to the Netherlands (b. 1816)
1916 Hiram Maxim, American-English engineer, invented the Maxim gun (b. 1840)
1920 Lado Aleksi-Meskhishvili, Georgian actor and director (b. 1857)
1920 Alexandru Macedonski, Romanian author and poet (b. 1854)
1922 Robert Erskine Childers, Irish soldier, journalist, and author (b. 1870)
1929 Georges Clemenceau, French physician, publisher, and politician, 72nd Prime Minister of France (b. 1841)
1943 Doris Miller, American soldier and chef, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1919)
1948 Anna Jarvis, American founder of Mother’s Day (b. 1864)
1956 Guido Cantelli, Italian conductor (b. 1920)
1957 Diego Rivera, Mexican painter and sculptor (b. 1886)
1958 Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, English lawyer and politician, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1864)
1959 Dally Messenger, Australian rugby player, cricketer, and sailor (b. 1883)
1960 Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (b. 1882)
1961 Ruth Chatterton, American actress (b. 1892)
1963 Lee Harvey Oswald, American assassin of John F. Kennedy (b. 1939)
1965 Abdullah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti ruler (b. 1895)
1968 D. A. Levy, American poet and publisher (b. 1942)
1973 John Neihardt, American author and poet (b. 1881)
1980 Herbert Agar, American journalist and historian (b. 1897)
1980 George Raft, American actor and dancer (b. 1901)
1980 Henrietta Hill Swope, American astronomer and academic (b. 1902)
1982 Barack Obama, Sr., Kenyan economist and academic, father of Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States (b. 1936)
1987 Jehane Benoît, Canadian journalist and author (b. 1904)
1990 Juan Manuel Bordeu, Argentinian race car driver (b. 1934)
1990 Fred Shero, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1925)
1990 Dodie Smith, English author and playwright (b. 1896)
1990 Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer (b. 1910)
1990 Bülent Arel, Turkish-American composer and educator (b. 1919)
1991 Freddie Mercury, Tanzanian-English singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of Queen, and producer (b. 1946)
1991 Eric Carr, American drummer of KISS (b. 1950)
1993 Albert Collins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1932)
1995 Eduard Ole, Estonian-Swedish painter (b. 1898)
1996 Sorley MacLean, Scottish soldier and poet (b. 1911)
1997 Barbara, French singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1930)
2002 John Rawls, American philosopher, author, and academic (b. 1921)
2003 Warren Spahn, American baseball player and coach (b. 1921)
2004 Arthur Hailey, English-Canadian journalist and author (b. 1920)
2004 Joseph Hansen, American author and poet (b. 1923)
2004 James Wong, Chinese actor and songwriter (b. 1940)
2005 Pat Morita, American actor (b. 1932)
2006 Juice Leskinen, Finnish singer-songwriter (b. 1950)
2006 George W. S. Trow, American author, playwright, and critic (b. 1943)
2006 Zdeněk Veselovský, Czech zoologist and ethologist (b. 1938)
2007 Casey Calvert, American guitarist (b. 1981)
2008 Kenny MacLean, Scottish-Canadian bass player and songwriter (b. 1956)
2008 Cecil H. Underwood, American educator and politician, 25th Governor of West Virginia (b. 1922)
2009 Abe Pollin, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1923)
2009 Samak Sundaravej, Thai politician, 25th Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1935)
2009 Jun Ross, Filipino basketball player (b. 1949)
2010 Huang Hua, Chinese translator and politician, 5th Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China (b. 1913)
2012 Héctor Camacho, Puerto Rican-American boxer (b. 1962)
2012 Antoine Kohn, Luxembourgian footballer and manager (b. 1933)
2012 Jimmy Stewart, American baseball player and manager (b. 1939)
2012 Nicholas Turro, American chemist and academic (b. 1938)
2012 Ernie Warlick, American football player and sportscaster (b. 1932)
2013 Matthew Bucksbaum, American businessman and philanthropist, co-founded General Growth Properties (b. 1926)
2013 Arnaud Coyot, French cyclist (b. 1980)
2013 Lou Hyndman, Canadian lawyer and politician (b. 1935)
2013 June Keithley, Filipino actress and journalist (b. 1947)
2013 Jean King, American politician, 6th Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii (b. 1925)
2013 Robin Leigh-Pemberton, Baron Kingsdown, English banker and politician, Governor of the Bank of England (b. 1927)
2014 Jorge Herrera Delgado, Mexican engineer and politician (b. 1961)
2014 Murli Deora, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Corporate Affairs (b. 1937)
2014 Peter Henderson, New Zealand rugby player (b. 1926)
2014 Nenad Manojlović, Serbian water polo player and manager (b. 1957)
2014 Viktor Tikhonov, Russian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1930)
2015 Robert Ford, English general (b. 1923)
2015 John Forrester, English historian and philosopher (b. 1949)
2015 Quincy Monk, American football player (b. 1979)
2015 Heinz Oberhummer, Austrian physicist, astronomer, and academic (b. 1941)
2015 Douglas W. Shorenstein, American businessman (b. 1955)
2016 Paul Futcher, footballer, Luton Town, Barnsley, Grimbsy Town (b.1956)
2016 Florence Henderson, American actress, singer and television personality (b. 1934)

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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