George (Leonard) Carey|
November 13, 1935
Archbishop of Canterbury from 1991, theologian noted for his evangelical beliefs.
(Karl) Werner Aspenstrom|
November 13, 1918
Swedish lyrical poet and essayist.
George (Parkin) Grant|
November 13, 1918 -- September 27, 1988
Toronto, Ont. Can. -- Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canadian philosopher who achieved national renown with his pessimistic 97-page book, Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism (1965).
November 13, 1913 -- November 17, 1985
Prey Vêng, Cambodia -- Fullerton, Calif., U.S.
President of the Khmer Republic (formerly Cambodia) from 1972 until 1975.
November 13, 1909
Highly regarded Swedish stage and motion-picture actor.
C(omer) Vann Woodward|
November 13, 1908
Vanndale, Ark., U.S.
American historian and educator who became the leading interpreter of the post-Civil War history of the American South.
Thomas Head Raddall|
November 13, 1903
Hythe, Kent, Eng.
English-Canadian novelist who accurately depicted the history, manners, and idiom of Nova Scotians.
November 13, 1896 -- August 7, 1987
Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan -- Tokyo
Statesman whose term as prime minister of Japan (1957-60) was marked by a turbulent opposition campaign against a new U.S.-Japan security treaty agreed to by his government.
November 13, 1894 -- 1935
Kansas City, Mo., U.S.
U.S. pianist, one of the earliest known organizers of bands in the Midwest in the emergent years of jazz.
Edward Adelbert Doisy|
November 13, 1893 -- October 23, 1986
Hume, Ill., U.S. -- St. Louis, Mo.
American biochemist who shared the 1943 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Henrik Dam for discovery of the antihemorrhagic vitamin K (1939). Doisy and his associates also isolated a variant form of the vitamin, vitamin K.
November 13, 1886 -- September 18, 1973
Hanover, Ger. -- West Berlin
German dancer, a pioneer of the modern expressive dance as developed in central Europe.
November 13, 1866 -- September 21, 1959
Louisville, Ky., U.S. -- Falls Church, Va.
Educator who played a major role in the introduction of modern medical and science education to American colleges and universities.
November 13, 1864 -- September 6, 1944
Salisbury, Md., U.S. -- Chicago, Ill.
American clergyman, a zealous prohibitionist, and a foe of Democratic presidential candidate Alfred E. Smith.
Mary Henrietta Kingsley|
November 13, 1862 -- June 3, 1900
London -- Simonstown, near Cape Town
English traveler who, disregarding the conventions of her time, journeyed through western and equatorial Africa and became the first European to enter parts of Gabon.
SHISHAKU Saito Makoto|
November 13, 1858 -- February 26, 1936
Mizusawa, Japan -- Tokyo
Japanese naval officer and statesman who was prime minister of Japan (1932-34) and twice governor-general of Korea (1919-27, 1929-31).
Louis (Dembitz) Brandeis|
November 13, 1856 -- October 5, 1941
Louisville, Ky., U.S. -- Washington, D.C.
Lawyer and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1916-39) who was the first Jew to sit on the high court.
George Whitefield Chadwick|
November 13, 1854 -- April 4, 1931
Lowell, Mass., U.S. -- Boston, Mass.
Composer of the so-called New England group, whose music is rooted in the traditions of European Romanticism.
John Drew, Jr.|
November 13, 1853 -- July 9, 1927
Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. -- San Francisco, Calif.
American actor noted for his roles in Shakespearean comedy, society drama, and light comedies.
Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson|
November 13, 1850 -- December 3, 1894
Edinburgh -- Vailima, Samoa
Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his novels Treasure Island (1881), Kidnapped (1886), Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and The Master of Ballantrae (1889).
November 13, 1848 -- June 26, 1922
Paris -- Paris
Prince of Monaco (1889-1922), seaman, amateur oceanographer, and patron of the sciences, whose contributions to the development of oceanography included innovations in oceanographic equipment and technique and the founding and endowment of the Museum.
November 13, 1841 -- August 7, 1901
Condino, Lombardy, Austrian Empire [now in Italy] -- Sterzing, Tyrol, Austria-Hungary [now Vipiteno, Italy]
General and colonial governor who was responsible for both the development of the Italian colony of Eritrea and the loss of Italian influence over Ethiopia.
Joseph F(ielding) Smith|
November 13, 1838 -- November 19, 1918
Far West, Mo., U.S. -- Salt Lake City, Utah
American religious leader, sixth president (1901-18) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the main Mormon denomination).
James T. Rapier|
November 13, 1837 -- May 31, 1883
Florence, Ala., U.S. -- Montgomery, Ala.
Black planter and labour organizer who was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Alabama during Reconstruction.
Peter A. B. Widener|
November 13, 1834 -- November 6, 1915
Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. -- Elkins Park, Pa.
American transportation magnate and philanthropist. Owner of one of the largest art collections in the country, Widener donated the Harry Elkins Widener Library to Harvard University in honour of his grandson.
Edwin (Thomas) Booth|
November 13, 1833 -- June 7, 1893
near Belair, Md., U.S. -- New York City
Renowned tragedian of the 19th-century American stage, best-remembered as one of the greatest performers of Shakespeare's Hamlet. He was a member of a famous acting family; his brother was John Wilkes Booth, the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.
November 13, 1823 -- April 11, 1899
-- Bucharest, Rom.
Romanian statesman, four times prime minister (1866, 1871-76, 1889, 1891-95), who played a leading role in national affairs through the country's early years of independence.
Mikhail Nikiforovich Katkov|
November 13, 1818 -- August 1, 1887
Moscow -- Znamenskoye, near Moscow
Russian journalist who exercised a high degree of influence in government circles during the reigns of Alexander II (reigned 1855-81) and Alexander III (reigned 1881-94).
November 13, 1814 -- October 31, 1879
Hadley, Mass., U.S. -- Garden City, N.Y.
Union general in the American Civil War (1861-65) who successfully reorganized the Army of the Potomac in early 1863 but who thereafter earned a seesaw reputation for defeat and victory in battle.
November 13, 1813 -- October 31, 1851
Njegos, Montenegro -- Cetinje
The vladika or prince-bishop of Montenegro from 1830 to 1851, renowned as an enlightened ruler, an intrepid warrior, and especially as a poet.
John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren|
November 13, 1809 -- July 12, 1870
Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. -- Washington, D.C.
American inventor of the smooth-bore cannon that was, from its shape, familiarly known as the "soda-water bottle." The shape resulted from a design in which the thickness of metal was varied to match the differences in internal pressure.
Edward John Trelawny|
November 13, 1792 -- August 13, 1881
London, Eng. -- Sompting, Sussex
English author and adventurer, the friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and Lord Byron, whom he portrayed brilliantly in his books.
November 13, 1782 -- November 2, 1846
Kyrkerud, Swed. -- Östrabo
Swedish teacher, bishop, and most popular poet of his period.
November 13, 1780 -- June 27, 1839
Budrukhan, or Gujranwala, India -- Lahore [now in Pakistan]
Founder and maharaja (1801-39) of the Sikh kingdom of the Punjab.
Sir John Moore|
November 13, 1761 -- January 16, 1809
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scot. -- La Coruña, Spain
British lieutenant general who led a famous retreat to La Coruña (December 1808-January 1809) during the Napoleonic Peninsular War. His actions became celebrated, criticized by some and praised by others (including the Duke of Wellington).
November 13, 1760 -- September 2, 1820
Peking -- Jehol [now Ch'eng-te], Hopeh province, China
Fifth emperor (reigned 1796-1820) of the Ch'ing dynasty, during whose reign a partial attempt was . . .
November 13, 1753 -- November 18, 1828
Verona, Republic of Venice [Italy] -- Verona
Italian prose writer, translator, and poet, remembered for his pre-Romantic lyrics and particularly for his highly prized translation of the Odyssey.
November 13, 1745 -- March 18, 1822
Saint-Just-en-Chaussée, France -- Paris
French professor of calligraphy known as the "father and apostle of the blind." He was the brother of René-Just Haüy.
John Montagu Sandwich, 4th Earl of, VISCOUNT HINCHINGBROOKE, BARON MONTAGU OF SAINT NEOTS|
November 13, 1718 -- April 30, 1792
-- London, Eng.
British first lord of the Admiralty during the American Revolution (1776-81) and the man for whom the sandwich was named.
November 13, 1710 -- May 12, 1792
Paris -- Belleville, Fr.
French dramatist and theatre director who was one of the creators of the opéra comique.
November 13, 1663 -- January 7, 1730
Kvennabrekka, Ice. -- Copenhagen
Scandinavian antiquarian and philologist who built up the most important collection of early Icelandic literary manuscripts.
November 13, 1595 -- December 1, 1640
Kölln an der Spree, Brandenburg [now in Berlin, Ger.] -- Königsberg, Prussia [now Kaliningrad, Russia]
Elector of Brandenburg (from 1619) through much of the Thirty Years' War.
November 13, 1572 -- June 27, 1638
Candia, Crete -- aboard a ship in the Bosporus [Turkey]
Patriarch of Constantinople who strove for reforms along Protestant Calvinist lines. His efforts generated broad opposition both from his own communion and from the Jesuits.
November 13, 1567 -- April 23, 1625
Dillenburg, Nassau -- The Hague
Hereditary stadholder (1585-1625) of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, or Dutch Republic, successor to his father, William I the Silent.
November 13, 1504 -- March 31, 1567
Marburg, Hesse [Germany] -- Kassel
Landgrave (Landgraf) of Hesse (1509-67), one of the great figures of German Protestantism, who championed the independence of German princes against the Holy Roman emperor Charles V.
November 13, 1486 -- February 10, 1543
Egg, Swabia [now in Germany] -- Ingolstadt, Bavaria [now in Germany]
German theologian who was Martin Luther's principal Roman Catholic opponent.
November 13, 1312 -- June 21, 1377
Windsor, Berkshire, Eng. -- Sheen, Surrey
King of England from 1327 to 1377, who led England into the Hundred Years' War with France. The descendants of his seven sons and five daughters contested the throne for generations, climaxing in the Wars of the Roses (1455-85).
November 13, 1268 -- September 22, 1325
Echizen Province, Japan -- Noto Province
Buddhist priest of the Soto sect, who founded the Soji Temple (Soji-ji; now in Yokohama), one of the two head temples of the sect.
November 13, 354 -- August 28, 430
Tagaste, Numidia -- Hippo Regius
Bishop of Hippo in Roman Africa from 396 to 430 and the major Christian theologian of the early Western Church. His best known works are the Confessions