The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 8th.

  1. 911 - Louis the Child, last Carolingian ruler of the East Franks (b. 893)
  2. 955 - Pope Agapetus II
  3. 1171 - Baldwin IV, Count of Hainaut (b. 1108)
  4. 1226 - King Louis VIII of France (b. 1187)
  5. 1246 - Berenguela of Castile, wife of Alfonso IX of Castile (b. 1180)
  6. 1308 - Duns Scotus, Scottish philosopher
  7. 1517 - Francisco Cardinal Jiménez de Cisneros, Spanish statesman (b. 1436)
  8. 1527 - Jerome Emser, German theologian (b. 1477)
  9. 1599 - Francisco Guerrero, Spanish composer (b. 1528)
  10. 1600 - Natsuka Masaie, Japanese warlord (b. 1562)
  11. 1605 - Robert Catesby, English conspirator (b. 1573)
  12. 1658 - Witte Corneliszoon de With, Dutch naval officer (b. 1599)
  13. 1674 - John Milton, English poet (b. 1608)
  14. 1719 - Michel Rolle, French mathematician (b. 1652)
  15. 1817 - Andrea Appiani, Italian painter (b. 1754)
  16. 1830 - King Francis I of the Two Sicilies (b. 1777)
  17. 1887 - Doc Holliday, American gambler and gunfighter (b. 1851)
  18. 1890 - César Franck, Belgian composer and organist (b. 1822)
  19. 1905 - Victor Borisov-Musatov, Russian painter (b. 1870)
  20. 1917 - Colin Blythe, English cricketer (b. 1879)
  21. 1934 - Carlos Chagas, Brazilian physician (b. 1879)
  22. 1945 - August von Mackensen, German field marshal (b. 1849)
  23. 1949 - Cyriel Verschaeve, Belgian clergyman (b. 1874)
  24. 1953 - Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin, Russian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1870)
  25. 1953 - John van Melle, South African author (b. 1887)
  26. 1959 - Frank Sherman Land, founder of DeMolay International (b. 1890)
  27. 1968 - Wendell Corey, American actor (b. 1914)
  28. 1974 - Ivory Joe Hunter, American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter (b. 1914)
  29. 1977 - Bucky Harris, baseball player (b. 1896)
  30. 1978 - Norman Rockwell, American illustrator (b. 1894)
  31. 1983 - Mordecai Kaplan, Rabbi, founded Reconstructionist Judaism (b. 1881)
  32. 1985 - Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (b. 1899)
  33. 1986 - Vyacheslav Molotov, Russian politician (b. 1890)
  34. 1993 - Andrey Nikolayevich Tychonoff, Russian mathematician (b. 1906)
  35. 1998 - Jean Marais, French actor (b. 1913)
  36. 1999 - Leon Štukelj, Slovenian gymnast (b. 1898)
  37. 1999 - Lester Bowie, American jazz trumpet player (b. 1941)
  38. 2002 - Jon Elia, Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher (b. 1931)
  39. 2003 - C. Z. Guest, American socialite (b. 1920)
  40. 2005 - David Westheimer, American novelist (b. 1917)
  41. 2006 - Basil Poledouris, American film score composer (b. 1945)
  42. 2006 - Robin Eaglestone, British bassist (b. 1976)