The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 22nd.

  1. 1286 - Eric V of Denmark, Danish King (b. 1249)
  2. 1318 - Mikhail Yaroslavich, Russian prince (b. 1271)
  3. 1594 - Martin Frobisher, English explorer
  4. 1617 - Ahmed I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1590)
  5. 1694 - John Tillotson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1630)
  6. 1697 - Libéral Bruant, French architect
  7. 1710 - Bernardo Pasquini, Italian composer (b. 1637)
  8. 1718 - Blackbeard (Edward Teach), British pirate
  9. 1758 - Richard Edgcumbe, 1st Baron Edgcumbe, British politician (b. 1680)
  10. 1774 - Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive, British general (b. 1725)
  11. 1783 - John Hanson, American Continental Congressman (b. 1715)
  12. 1794 - John Alsop, American Continental Congressman (b. 1724)
  13. 1875 - Henry Wilson, United States Vice President (b. 1812)
  14. 1886 - William Bliss Baker, American painter (b. 1859)
  15. 1900 - Arthur S. Sullivan, British composer (b. 1842)
  16. 1916 - Jack London, American writer (b. 1876)
  17. 1917 - Teoberto Maler, German-born explorer (b. 1842)
  18. 1919 - Francisco Moreno, Argentine explorer (b. 1852)
  19. 1932 - William Walker Atkinson, American author (b. 1862)
  20. 1943 - Lorenz Hart, American lyricist (b. 1895)
  21. 1944 - Arthur Stanley Eddington, English astrophysicist (b. 1882)
  22. 1946 - Otto Georg Thierack, German jurist (b. 1889)
  23. 1953 - Syed Sulaiman Nadvi, Pakistani religious scholar and biographer of Muhammad (b. 1884)
  24. 1955 - Shemp Howard, American actor (b. 1895)
  25. 1956 - Theodore Kosloff, Russian-born choreographer (b. 1882)
  26. 1963 - John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (b. 1917)
  27. 1963 - C. S. Lewis, Irish author (b. 1898)
  28. 1963 - Aldous Huxley, British author (b. 1894)
  29. 1967 - Pavel Korin, Russian painter (b. 1892)
  30. 1980 - Norah McGuinness, Northern Irish painter (b. 1901)
  31. 1980 - Mae West, American actress and writer (b. 1893)
  32. 1980 - Jules Léger, Governor General of Canada (b. 1913)
  33. 1981 - Hans Adolf Krebs, German physician and biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)
  34. 1986 - Scatman Crothers, American actor (b. 1910)
  35. 1986 - William Bradford Huie, American writer (b. 1910)
  36. 1988 - Luis Barragán, Mexican architect (b. 1908)
  37. 1989 - Rene Moawad, President of Lebanon (b. 1925)
  38. 1989 - C.C. Beck, American Cartoonist (b. 1910)
  39. 1992 - Sterling Holloway, American voice actor (b. 1905)
  40. 1993 - Anthony Burgess, British author (b. 1917)
  41. 1996 - Mark Lenard, American actor (b. 1924)
  42. 1996 - María Casares, Spanish-born Frenh actress (b. 1922)
  43. 1997 - Michael Hutchence, Australian singer (b. 1960)
  44. 1998 - Stu Unger, Professional poker player (b. 1953)
  45. 2000 - Christian Marquand, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1927)
  46. 2000 - Emil Zátopek, Czech athlete (b. 1922)
  47. 2001 - Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman, founded Mary Kay Cosmetics (b. 1915)
  48. 2005 - Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (b. 1920)