The following is a list of notable world figures who died on November 9th.

  1. 959 - Constantine VII, Byzantine Emperor (b. 905)
  2. 1187 - Emperor Gaozong of China (b. 1107)
  3. 1208 - Sancha of Castile, wife of Alfonso II of Aragon (b. 1155)
  4. 1504 - King Ferdinand II of Aragon (b. 1452)
  5. 1623 - William Camden, English historian (b. 1551)
  6. 1641 - Cardinal-Infante Ferdinand, Governor of the Netherlands and Bishop of Toledo
  7. 1766 - Unico Wilhelm van Wassenaer, Dutch composer (b. 1692)
  8. 1770 - John Campbell, 4th Duke of Argyll, Scottish politician
  9. 1778 - Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian artist (b. 1720)
  10. 1809 - Paul Sandby, English cartographer (b. 1725)
  11. 1848 - Robert Blum, German politician (b. 1810)
  12. 1911 - Howard Pyle, American author (b. 1853)
  13. 1918 - Guillaume Apollinaire, French poet (b. 1880)
  14. 1919 - Eduard Müller, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1848)
  15. 1937 - Ramsay MacDonald, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1866)
  16. 1938 - Vasily Blyukher, Soviet military commander (b.1889)
  17. 1940 - Stephen Peter Alencastre, Portuguese Catholic prelate (b. 1876)
  18. 1940 - Neville Chamberlain, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1869)
  19. 1942 - Edna May Oliver, American actress (b. 1883)
  20. 1944 - Frank Marshall, American chess player (b. 1877)
  21. 1951 - Sigmund Romberg, Hungarian-born composer (b. 1887)
  22. 1952 - Chaim Weizmann, 1st President of Israel (b. 1874)
  23. 1953 - Dylan Thomas, Welsh poet and author (b. 1914)
  24. 1953 - Abdul Aziz Al-Saud, firs King of Saudi Arabia (b. 1880)
  25. 1957 - Peter O'Connor, Irish athlete (b. 1872)
  26. 1970 - Charles de Gaulle, President of France (b. 1890)
  27. 1971 - Maude Fealy, American actor (b. 1881)
  28. 1977 - Fred Haney, American baseball player (b. 1898)
  29. 1980 - Victor Sen Yung, American actor (b. 1915)
  30. 1988 - Father David Bauer, Canadian professional ice hockey player and builder (b. 1924)
  31. 1988 - John N. Mitchell, United States Attorney General (b. 1913)
  32. 1991 - Yves Montand, French actor (b. 1921)
  33. 1997 - Helenio Herrera, French football player and coach
  34. 1998 - Ursula Reit, German actress (b. 1914)
  35. 2000 - Hugh Paddick, British actor (b. 1915)
  36. 2002 - William Schutz, American psychologist
  37. 2003 - Art Carney, American actor (b. 1918)
  38. 2003 - Gordon Onslow Ford, English painter (b. 1912)
  39. 2003 - Binod Bihari Verma, Indian Maithili literateur (b.1937)
  40. 2004 - Iris Chang, American author (b. 1968)
  41. 2005 - K. R. Narayanan, President of India (b. 1921)
  42. 2006 - Ed Bradley, American journalist (b. 1941)
  43. 2006 - Markus Wolf, East German Intelligence Director (b. 1923)