The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 27th.

  1. 8 BC - Horace, Roman poet (b. 65 BC)
  2. 511 - Clovis I, King of the Franks
  3. 835 - Muhammad at-Taqi, Shia Imam (b. 811)
  4. 1198 - Queen Constance of Sicily, wife of Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1154)
  5. 1474 - Guillaume Dufay, Flemish composer
  6. 1570 - Jacopo Sansovino, Italian sculptor and architect (b. 1486)
  7. 1592 - Nakagawa Hidemasa, Japanese samurai commander (b. 1568)
  8. 1592 - King John III of Sweden (b. 1537)
  9. 1632 - John Eliot, English statesman (b. 1592)
  10. 1680 - Athanasius Kircher, German Jesuit scholar (b. 1601)
  11. 1754 - Abraham de Moivre, French mathematician (b. 1667)
  12. 1811 - Andrew Meikle, British mechanical engineer (b. 1719)
  13. 1852 - Ada Lovelace, British mathematician (b. 1815)
  14. 1895 - Alexandre Dumas, fils, French author (b. 1824)
  15. 1901 - Clement Studebaker, American automobile manufacturer (b. 1831)
  16. 1908 - Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist (b. 1827)
  17. 1931 - Lya De Putti, Hungarian actress (b. 1899)
  18. 1932 - Evelyn Preer, American actress and singer (b. 1896)
  19. 1934 - Baby Face Nelson, American gangster (b. 1908)
  20. 1940 - Nicolae Iorga, Romanian writer and politician (executed)
  21. 1944 - Leonid Isaakovich Mandelshtam, Russian physicist (b. 1879)
  22. 1953 - Eugene O'Neill, American writer and Nobel Prize laureate
  23. 1955 - Arthur Honegger, French-born Swiss composer (b. 1892)
  24. 1958 - Artur Rodzinski, Polish conductor (b. 1892)
  25. 1973 - Frank Christian, American jazz trumpeter (b. 1887)
  26. 1975 - Ross McWhirter, British co-founder of the Guinness Book of Records (b. 1925)
  27. 1978 - Harvey Milk, American politician (assassinated) (b. 1930)
  28. 1978 - George Moscone, Mayor of San Francisco (assassinated) (b. 1929)
  29. 1980 - F. Burrall Hoffman, American architect {b. 1882)
  30. 1981 - Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer and actress (b. 1898)
  31. 1988 - John Carradine, American actor (b. 1906)
  32. 1990 - David White, American actor (b. 1916)
  33. 1992 - Ivan Generalic, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
  34. 1994 - Fernando Lopes-Gra├ža, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  35. 1998 - Barbara Acklin, American singer and songwriter (b. 1943)
  36. 1999 - Yasuhiro Kojima, wrestler (b. 1937)
  37. 1999 - Alain Peyrefitte, French politician and author (b. 1925)
  38. 2005 - Jocelyn Brando, American actress (b. 1919)
  39. 2005 - Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)
  40. 2006 - Don Butterfield, American tuba player (b. 1923)
  41. 2006 - Bebe Moore Campbell, American author (b. (1950)
  42. 2006 - Alan Freeman, British disc jockey known by his nickname 'Fluff' (b. 1927)