The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 23rd.

  1. 947 - Berthold, Duke of Bavaria
  2. 955 - Edred, King of England (b. c. 923)
  3. 1407 - Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans, brother of Charles VI of France (murdered) (b. 1372)
  4. 1457 - King Ladislaus Posthumus of Bohemia and Hungary (b. 1440)
  5. 1499 - Perkin Warbeck, Flemish imposter (b. 1474)
  6. 1503 - Margaret of York, wife of Charles I, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1446)
  7. 1572 - Agnolo di Cosimo, Italian artist and poet (b. 1503)
  8. 1585 - Thomas Tallis, English composer (b. 1505)
  9. 1616 - Richard Hakluyt, English writer (b. 1552)
  10. 1682 - Claude Lorrain, French painter (b. 1604)
  11. 1763 - Friedrich Graf von Seckendorf, German soldier (b. 1673)
  12. 1769 - Constantine Mavrocordatos, Prince of Wallachia and Prince of Moldavia (b. 1711)
  13. 1783 - Yoriyuki Arima, Japanese mathematician (b. 1714)
  14. 1803 - Roger Newdigate, British politician (b. 1719)
  15. 1804 - Richard Graves, British writer (b. 1715)
  16. 1807 - Jean-François Rewbell, French politician (b. 1747)
  17. 1814 - Elbridge Gerry, Vice President of the United States of America (b. 1744)
  18. 1833 - Jean-Baptiste Jourdan, French marshal (b. 1762)
  19. 1890 - King William III of the Netherlands (b. 1817)
  20. 1902 - Walter Reed, American bacteriologist (b. 1851)
  21. 1923 - Urmuz, Romanian writer (b. 1883)
  22. 1934 - Giovanni Brunero, Italian cyclist (b. 1895)
  23. 1937 - Jagdish Chandra Bose, Indian physicist (b. 1858)
  24. 1937 - George Albert Boulenger, Belgian naturalist (b. 1858)
  25. 1948 - Hack Wilson, American baseball player (b. 1900)
  26. 1966 - Sean O'Kelly, President of Ireland (b. 1882)
  27. 1972 - Marie Wilson, American actress (b. 1916)
  28. 1973 - Sessue Hayakawa, Japanese actor (b. 1889)
  29. 1974 - Cornelius Ryan, Irish-born author (b. 1920)
  30. 1976 - André Malraux, French author (b. 1901)
  31. 1979 - Merle Oberon, British actress (b. 1911)
  32. 1979 - Judee Sill, American musician and songwriter (b. 1944)
  33. 1983 - Tom Evans, British guitarist (Badfinger) (b. 1947)
  34. 1990 - Roald Dahl, British author (b. 1916)
  35. 1990 - Bo Diaz, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1953)
  36. 1991 - Klaus Kinski, German actor (b. 1926)
  37. 1992 - Roy Acuff, American musician (b. 1903)
  38. 1992 - Jean-François Thiriart, Belgian politician (b. 1922)
  39. 1994 - Art Barr, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  40. 1994 - Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (b. 1939)
  41. 1995 - Louis Malle, French film director (b. 1932)
  42. 1995 - Jr. Walker, American musician (b. 1931)
  43. 1996 - Mohamed Amin, Kenyan photojournalist (b. 1943)
  44. 1996 - Art Porter, Jr., American jazz musician (b. 1961)
  45. 1997 - Jorge Más Canosa, anti-Castro activist (b. 1939)
  46. 2001 - Bo Belinsky, American baseball player (b. 1936)
  47. 2001 - O.C. Smith, American singer (b. 1932)
  48. 2002 - Roberto Matta, Chilean painter (b. 1911)
  49. 2004 - Pete Franklin, American talk radio host (b. 1928)
  50. 2005 - Frank Gatski, American football player (center) (b. 1919)
  51. 2005 - Constance Cummings, American-born British actress (b. 1910)
  52. 2006 - Nick Clarke, English radio presenter (b. 1948)
  53. 2006 - Betty Comden, American lyricist (b. 1917)
  54. 2006 - Alexander Litvinenko, Russian spy (b. 1962)
  55. 2006 - Philippe Noiret, French actor (b. 1930)
  56. 2006 - Anita O'Day, American singer (b. 1919)
  57. 2006 - Willie Pep, American boxer (b. 1922)