The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 6th.

  1. 1231 - Emperor Tsuchimikado of Japan (b. 1196)
  2. 1406 - Pope Innocent VII
  3. 1492 - Antoine Busnois, French composer
  4. 1550 - Ulrich, Duke of Württemberg (b. 1487)
  5. 1632 - King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden (killed in battle) (b. 1594)
  6. 1656 - King John IV of Portugal (b. 1603)
  7. 1656 - Jean-Baptiste Morin, French scientist (b. 1583)
  8. 1692 - Gédéon Tallemant des Réaux, French writer (b. 1619)
  9. 1752 - Ralph Erskine, Scottish minister (b. 1685)
  10. 1771 - John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (b. 1695)
  11. 1790 - James Bowdoin, American Revolutionary leader and politician (b. 1726)
  12. 1796 - Catherine II of Russia (b. 1729)
  13. 1816 - Gouverneur Morris, American lawmaker and diplomat (b. 1752)
  14. 1822 - Claude Louis Berthollet, French chemist (b. 1748)
  15. 1836 - King Charles X of France (b. 1757)
  16. 1846 - Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and social activist (b. 1800)
  17. 1846 - Alexander Chavchavadze, Georgian poet and general
  18. 1893 - Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (b. 1840)
  19. 1910 - Giuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian patriot and writer (b. 1838)
  20. 1925 - Khai Dinh, Emperor of Vietnam
  21. 1929 - Prince Maximilian of Baden, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1867)
  22. 1936 - Henry Bourne Joy, American automobile executive (b. 1864)
  23. 1941 - Maurice Leblanc, French novelist (b. 1864)
  24. 1960 - Erich Raeder, German grand admiral (b. 1876)
  25. 1964 - Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1863)
  26. 1964 - Hugo Koblet, Swiss cyclist (b. 1925)
  27. 1965 - Edgard Varèse, French composer (b. 1883)
  28. 1965 - Clarence Williams, American musician (b. 1898)
  29. 1968 - Charles Munch, French conductor and violinist (b. 1891)
  30. 1968 - Charles B. McVay III, Ex-U.S. Navy Captain (b. 1898)
  31. 1978 - Harry Bertoia, Italian artist and designer (b. 1915)
  32. 1978 - Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (b. 1899)
  33. 1984 - Gastón Suárez, Bolivian novelist and dramatist (b. 1929)
  34. 1985 - Joel Crothers, Soap Opera Actor (b. 1941)
  35. 1986 - Elisabeth Grümmer, Alsatian soprano (b. 1911)
  36. 1987 - Zohar Argov, Israeli singer (b. 1955)
  37. 1989 - Yusaku Matsuda, Japanese actor (b. 1949)
  38. 1989 - Dickie Goodman, creator of "break-in" records (b. 1934)
  39. 1991 - Gene Tierney, American actress (b. 1920)
  40. 1998 - Marcel Gauthier, Canadian midget wrestler (b. 1928)
  41. 2000 - David R. Brower, American environmentalist (b. 1912)
  42. 2000 - L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
  43. 2001 - Anthony Shaffer, English dramatist (b. 1926)
  44. 2002 - Sid Sackson, American board game designer (b. 1920)
  45. 2003 - Crash Holly, American professional wrestler (b. 1971)
  46. 2003 - Rie Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer (b. 1919)
  47. 2003 - Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (b. 1962)
  48. 2004 - Fred Dibnah, English television personality (b. 1938)
  49. 2004 - Johnny Warren, Australian footballer (b. 1943)
  50. 2005 - Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (b. 1967)
  51. 2005 - Rod Donald, New Zealand Politican, Green Party Co-leader (b. 1957)
  52. 2006 - Federico (Fico) López, Puerto Rican Olympic basketball player (b. 1962)
  53. 2006 - Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (b. 1950)
  54. 2007 - Enzo Biagi, Italian journalist (b. 1920)
  55. 2007 - Hilda Braid, English actress (b. 1929)
  56. 2007 - George Grljusich, Australian sports broadcaster (b. c1939)
  57. 2007 - Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, Afghan politician (b. 1962)
  58. 2007 - George Osmond, Osmond family patriarch (b. 1917)
  59. 2007 - Hank Thompson, American singer (b. 1925)