The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 25th.

  1. 311 - Peter of Alexandria, Christian martyr
  2. 1034 - King Malcolm II of Scotland
  3. 1120 - William Adelin, son of Henry I of England (drowned) (b. 1104)
  4. 1185 - Pope Lucius III (b. 1097)
  5. 1326 - Prince Koreyasu, Japanese shogun (b. 1264)
  6. 1374 - Philip II of Taranto, Emperor of Costantinople (b. 1329)
  7. 1456 - Jacques Cœur, French merchant
  8. 1560 - Andrea Doria, Italian naval leader (b. 1466)
  9. 1626 - Edward Alleyn, English actor (b. 1566)
  10. 1686 - Nicolas Steno, Danish geologist (b. 1638)
  11. 1694 - Ismael Bullialdus, French astronomer (b. 1605)
  12. 1700 - Stephanus Van Cortlandt, first native Mayor of New York (b. 1643)
  13. 1748 - Isaac Watts, British hymnwriter (b. 1674)
  14. 1755 - Johann Georg Pisendel, German musician (b. 1687)
  15. 1785 - Richard Glover, British poet (b. 1712)
  16. 1865 - Heinrich Barth, German explorer (b. 1821)
  17. 1881 - Theobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute (b. 1794)
  18. 1884 - Adolph Wilhelm Hermann Kolbe, German chemist (b. 1818)
  19. 1885 - King Alfonso XII of Spain (b. 1857)
  20. 1885 - Thomas Hendricks, Vice President of the United States (b. 1819)
  21. 1920 - Gaston Chevrolet, French-born American race car driver and automobile pioneer (b. 1892)
  22. 1944 - Kenesaw Mountain Landis, American baseball commissioner (b. 1866)
  23. 1947 - Léon-Paul Fargue, French poet (b. 1876)
  24. 1950 - Johannes Vilhelm Jensen, Danish writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1873)
  25. 1959 - Gérard Philipe, French actor (b. 1922)
  26. 1965 - Dame Myra Hess, British pianist (b. 1890)
  27. 1968 - Upton Sinclair, American journalist, politician, and writer (b. 1878)
  28. 1968 - Paul Siple, American explorer of the Antarctic. (b. 1908)
  29. 1970 - Yukio Mishima, Japanese writer (b. 1925)
  30. 1972 - Henri Coanda, Romanian aerodynamics pioneer (b. 1886)
  31. 1973 - Laurence Harvey, Lithuanian-born actor (b. 1928)
  32. 1974 - Nick Drake, British singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
  33. 1974 - U Thant, Burmese UN Secretary-General (b. 1909)
  34. 1978 - Elaine Esposito, American woman who hold the record for longest coma (b. 1934)
  35. 1981 - Jack Albertson, American actor (b. 1907)
  36. 1985 - Ray Jablonski, American baseball player (b. 1926)
  37. 1987 - Harold Washington, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1922)
  38. 1989 - Alva R. Fitch, American World War II and Korean soldier (b. 1907)
  39. 1997 - Barbara, French singer (b. 1930)
  40. 1998 - Nelson Goodman, American philosopher (b. 1906)
  41. 1998 - Flip Wilson, American actor and comedian (b. 1933)
  42. 2002 - Karel Reisz, Czech theater director (b. 1926)
  43. 2005 - George Best, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1946)
  44. 2005 - Richard Burns, English race car driver (b. 1971)
  45. 2006 - Leo Chiosso, Italian poet (b. 1920)
  46. 2006 - Valentin Elizalde, Mexican singer (b. 1979)
  47. 2006 - Sean Bell, American shooting victim (b. 1980)