Famous People Who Died on November 9
Charles de Gaulle
Military Leader, World Leader / 1890 - 1970
Charles de Gaulle rose from French soldier in World War I to exiled leader and, eventually, president of the Fifth Republic. He served as president from 1959 to 1969.
Mayor, Prime Minister, Government Official / 1869 - 1940
Neville Chamberlain was the British Prime Minister as England entered World War II. He is known for his policy of "appeasement" towards Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.
Civil Rights Activist, Singer / 1932 - 2008
Miriam Makeba, also known as "Mama Africa," was a popular South-African singer who introduced Xhosa and Zulu songs to Western audiences. She is best known for the songs "Pata Pata," "The Click Song" and "Malaika."
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