The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 3rd.

  1. 361 - Constantius II, Roman Emperor (b. 317)
  2. 1254 - John III Ducas Vatatzes, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1193)
  3. 1428 - Thomas Montacute, 4th Earl of Salisbury, English military leader (mortally wounded in battle) (b. 1388)
  4. 1580 - Jeronimo Zurita y Castro, Spanish historian (b. 1512)
  5. 1600 - Richard Hooker, English theologian (b. 1554)
  6. 1643 - John Bainbridge, English astronomer (b. 1582)
  7. 1643 - Paul Guldin, Swiss astronomer and mathematician (b. 1577)
  8. 1711 - John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (b. 1666)
  9. 1787 - Robert Lowth, British bishop and grammarian (b. 1710)
  10. 1793 - Olympe de Gouges, French feminist and revolutionary (b. 1748)
  11. 1794 - François-Joachim de Pierre de Bernis, French cardinal and statesman (b. 1715)
  12. 1890 - Ulrich Ochsenbein, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1811)
  13. 1891 - Louis Lucien Bonaparte, French politician and linguist (b. 1813)
  14. 1918 - Aleksandr Mikhailovich Lyapunov, Russian scientist (b. 1857)
  15. 1926 - Annie Oakley, American sharp-shooter (b. 1860)
  16. 1929 - Olav Aukrust, Norwegian poet (b. 1883)
  17. 1933 - Emile Roux, French scientist (b. 1853)
  18. 1939 - Charles Tournemire, French composer and organist (b. 1870)
  19. 1954 - Henri Matisse, French artist (b. 1869)
  20. 1957 - Wilhelm Reich, Austrian psychotherapist (b. 1897)
  21. 1964 - John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (b. 1905)
  22. 1970 - Peter II of Yugoslavia (b. 1923)
  23. 1990 - Mary Martin, American actress (b. 1913)
  24. 1993 - Leon Theremin, Russian inventor (b. 1895)
  25. 1995 - Gordon S. Fahrni, physician and president of the Canadian Medical Association (b. 1887)
  26. 1996 - Abdullah Çatli, a Turkish nationalist and neofascist activist (b. 1956)
  27. 1996 - Jean-Bédel Bokassa, President of the Central African Republic (b. 1921)
  28. 1998 - Bob Kane, comic artist & Batman co creator (b. 1915)
  29. 1999 - Ian Bannen, Scottish actor (b. 1928)
  30. 2001 - Ernst Gombrich, Austrian art historian (b. 1909)
  31. 2002 - Lonnie Donegan, Scottish musician (b. 1931)
  32. 2002 - Jonathan Harris, American actor (b. 1914)
  33. 2003 - Rasul Gamzatov, Russian poet (b. 1923)
  34. 2004 - Sergei Zholtok, Latvian hockey player (b. 1972)
  35. 2006 - Paul Mauriat, French musician (b. 1925)
  36. 2006 - Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorean footballer (b. 1937)
  37. 2006-Marie Rudisill, American Author and Fruitcake Lady (b. 1911)