The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 7th.

  1. 1225 - Engelbert II of Berg, Archbishop of Cologne
  2. 1581 - Richard Davies, Welsh bishop and scholar
  3. 1599 - Gasparo Tagliacozzi, Italian surgeon (b. 1546)
  4. 1633 - Cornelius Jacobszoon Drebbel, Dutch inventor (b. 1572)
  5. 1639 - Thomas Arundell, 1st Baron Arundell of Wardour, English politician
  6. 1642 - Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester, English politician
  7. 1713 - Elizabeth Barry, English actress (b. 1658)
  8. 1837 - Elijah P. Lovejoy, American abolitionist (b. 1809)
  9. 1872 - Alfred Clebsch, German mathematician (b. 1833)
  10. 1906 - Heinrich Seidel, German engineer, poet and writer (b. 1842)
  11. 1910 (O.S.) - Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (b. 1828)
  12. 1913 - Alfred Russel Wallace, British naturalist and biologist (b. 1823)
  13. 1922 - Sam Thompson, baseball player (b. 1860)
  14. 1943 - Dwight Frye, American actor (b. 1899)
  15. 1944 - Richard Sorge, Soviet spy (b. 1895)
  16. 1959 - Victor McLaglen, British-born actor (b. 1883)
  17. 1962 - Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States (b. 1884)
  18. 1966 - Rube Bressler, Baseball player (b. 1894)
  19. 1967 - John Nance Garner, U.S. Congressman and Vice President (b. 1868)
  20. 1968 - Alexander Gelfond, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
  21. 1974 - Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899)
  22. 1978 - Gene Tunney, heavyweight boxing champion (b. 1897)
  23. 1980 - Steve McQueen, American actor (b. 1930)
  24. 1983 - Germaine Tailleferre, French composer (b. 1892)
  25. 1991 - Carter Cornelius, American R&B musician (Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose) (b. 1948)
  26. 1992 - Alexander Dubcek, Slovakian politician (b. 1921)
  27. 1992 - Jack Kelly, American actor (b. 1927)
  28. 1994 - Shorty Rogers, American jazz musician (b. 1924)
  29. 1996 - Jaja Wachuku, Nigerian Lawyer and First Foreign Affairs Minister (b. 1918)
  30. 2000 - C Subramaniam, Indian politician (b. 1910)
  31. 2001 - Nida Blanca, Filipino actress (b. 1936)
  32. 2002 - Rudolf Augstein, German publisher (b. 1923)
  33. 2004 - Howard Keel, American actor (b. 1919)
  34. 2005 - Anthony Sawoniuk, Belarusian-born Nazi war criminal (b. 1921)
  35. 2006 - Bryan Pata, American football defensive tackle (University of Miami) (murdered) (b. 1981)
  36. 2006 - Johnny Sain, American baseball pitcher (b. 1917)
  37. 2006 - Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French journalist (b. 1924)