The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 26th.

  1. 399 - Pope Siricius
  2. 1252 - Blanche of Castile, Queen of Louis VIII of France (b. 1188)
  3. 1326 - Hugh the younger Despenser, English knight (b. 1286)
  4. 1504 - Queen Isabella I of Castile (b. 1451)
  5. 1621 - Radulph Agas, English surveyor
  6. 1639 - John Spottiswoode, Scottish historian (b. 1565)
  7. 1651 - Henry Ireton, English Civil War general (b. 1611)
  8. 1688 - Philippe Quinault, French writer (b. 1635)
  9. 1689 - Marquard Gude, German archaeologist (b. 1635)
  10. 1717 - Daniel Purcell, British composer (b. 1664)
  11. 1719 - John Hudson, British classical scholar (b. 1662)
  12. 1780 - Sir James Denham Steuart, 4th Baronet, British economist (b. 1712)
  13. 1836 - John MacAdam, British road builder (b. 1756)
  14. 1851 - Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French marshal (b. 1769)
  15. 1855 - Adam Mickiewicz, Polish poet (b. 1798)
  16. 1857 - Joseph von Eichendorff, German poet (b. 1788)
  17. 1876 - Karl Ernst von Baer, German biologist (b. 1792)
  18. 1885 - Thomas Andrews, Irish chemist (b.1813)
  19. 1892 - Charles Lavigerie, French Catholic cardinal (b. 1825)
  20. 1896 - Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician (b. 1818)
  21. 1896 - Coventry Patmore, British poet (b. 1823)
  22. 1934 - Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Ukrainian historian and statesman (b.1866)
  23. 1941 - Niels Hansen Jacobsen, Danish sculptor and ceramist (b. 1861)
  24. 1941 - Ernest Lapointe, French Canadian politician (b. 1876)
  25. 1943 - Edward O'Hare, American ace pilot (b. 1914)
  26. 1952 - Sven Hedin, Swedish explorer (b. 1865)
  27. 1954 - Bill Doak, baseball player (b. 1891)
  28. 1956 - Tommy Dorsey, American bandleader (b. 1905)
  29. 1959 - Albert Ketèlbey, British composer (b. 1875)
  30. 1962 - Albert Sarraut, French politician (b. 1872)
  31. 1963 - Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian soprano (b. 1882)
  32. 1981 - Max Euwe, Dutch chess player (b. 1901)
  33. 1987 - Thomas G. Lanphier, American WW II aviator (b. 1915)
  34. 1991 - Bob Johnson, National Hockey League coach (b. 1931)
  35. 1996 - Michael Bentine, British comedian (b. 1922)
  36. 1998 - Jonathan Kwitny, American investigative reporter (b. 1941)
  37. 2002 - Verne Winchell, American doughnut entrepreneur
  38. 2003 - Soulja Slim, American rapper (shot) (b. 1978)
  39. 2003 - Stefan Wul, French writer (b. 1922)
  40. 2004 - Philippe de Broca, French film director (b. 1933)
  41. 2005 - Stan Berenstain, children's author (b. 1923)
  42. 2006 - Isaac Gálvez, Spanish procyclist (b. 1975)
  43. 2006 - Dave Cockrum, American comic book artist(b. 1943)
  44. 2006 - Mário Cesariny, Portuguese surrealistic painter and writer
  45. 2006 - Casey Coleman, Cleveland radio and television personality.
  46. 2006 - Stephen Heywood, American designer-builder.
  47. 2006 - Raúl Velasco, Mexican Television host, producer and celebrity. (b. 1933)