The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 19th.

  1. 498 - Pope Anastasius II
  2. 1478 - Emperor Baeda Maryam of Ethiopia (b. 1448)
  3. 1492 - Jami, Persian poet (b. 1414)
  4. 1557 - Bona Sforza, Queen of Sigismund I of Poland (b. 1494)
  5. 1577 - Matsunaga Hisahide, Japanese warlord (b. 1510)
  6. 1630 - Johann Schein, German composer (b. 1586)
  7. 1649 - Caspar Schoppe, German scholar (b. 1576)
  8. 1665 - Nicolas Poussin, French painter (b. 1594)
  9. 1672 - John Wilkins, English Bishop of Chester (b. 1614)
  10. 1682 - Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Royalist commander in the English Civil War (b. 1619)
  11. 1692 - Thomas Shadwell, English poet and playwright
  12. 1723 - Antoine Nompar de Caumont, French courtier and soldier (b. 1632)
  13. 1772 - William Nelson, American colonial governor of Virginia (b. 1711)
  14. 1773 - James FitzGerald, 1st Duke of Leinster, Irish politician (b. 1722)
  15. 1785 - Bernard de Bury, French composer (b. 1720)
  16. 1798 - Wolfe Tone, Irish republican (b. 1763)
  17. 1804 - Pietro Guglielmi, Italian composer (b. 1728)
  18. 1810 - Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer and ballet master (b. 1725)
  19. 1822 - Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)
  20. 1828 - Franz Schubert, Austrian composer (b. 1797)
  21. 1850 - Richard Mentor Johnson, American politician (b. 1780)
  22. 1868 - Ivane Andronikashvili, Georgian general (b. 1798)
  23. 1883 - William Siemens, German engineer (b. 1823)
  24. 1887 - Emma Lazarus, American poet (b. 1849)
  25. 1897 - William Seymour Tyler, American educator and historian (b. 1810).
  26. 1915 - Joe Hill, American labor activist (executed) (b. 1879)
  27. 1924 - Thomas Ince, American film director (b. 1882)
  28. 1938 - Lev Shestov, Russian philosopher (b. 1866)
  29. 1942 - Bruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (shot) (b. 1892)
  30. 1959 - Joseph Charbonneau, archbishop of Montreal (b. 1892)
  31. 1960 - Phyllis Haver, American actress (b. 1899)
  32. 1967 - Charles J. Watters, US Army chaplain, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1927)
  33. 1974 - George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
  34. 1975 - Roger D. Branigin, American politician (b. 1902)
  35. 1976 - Sir Basil Spence, British architect (b. 1907)
  36. 1985 - Stepin Fetchit, American actor and dancer (b. 1907)
  37. 1988 - Christina Onassis, daughter of billionaire Aristotle Onassis (b. 1950)
  38. 1992 - Bobby Russell, American songwriter (b. 1941)
  39. 1992 - Diane Varsi, American actress (b. 1938)
  40. 1998 - Ted Fujita, American meteorologist of Japanese birth noted for his studies of severe storms. (b. 1920)
  41. 1998 - Alan J. Pakula, American film director (b. 1928)
  42. 2001 - Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (b. 1924)
  43. 2004 - Piet Esser, Dutch sculptor (b. 1914)
  44. 2004 - Helmut Griem, German actor (b. 1932)
  45. 2004 - Terry Melcher, American musician and record producer (b. 1942)
  46. 2004 - John Robert Vane, British pharmacologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1927)
  47. 2005 - Erik Balling, Danish TV and film director (b. 1924)