The following is a list of notable world figures who died on April 6th.

  1. 1199 - King Richard I of England (killed in battle) (b. 1157)
  2. 1520 - Raphael, Italian painter and architect (b. 1483)
  3. 1528 - Albrecht Dürer, German artist (b. 1471)
  4. 1590 - Francis Walsingham, English spymaster
  5. 1707 - Willem van de Velde, the younger, Dutch painter (b. 1633)
  6. 1862 - Albert Sidney Johnston, American Confederate general (b. 1803)
  7. 1883 - Benjamin Raymond, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1801)
  8. 1970 - Sam Sheppard, American accused murderer (b. 1923)
  9. 1971 - Igor Stravinsky, Russian composer (b. 1882)
  10. 1994 - Juvénal Habyarimana, President of Rwanda (b. 1937)
  11. 1994 - Cyprien Ntaryamira, President of Burundi (b. 1956)
  12. 1996 - Greer Garson, Irish actress (b. 1904)
  13. 1998 - Wendy O. Williams, American musician (Plasmatics) (b. 1949)
  14. 1998 - Tammy Wynette, American musician (b. 1942)
  15. 2003 - David Bloom, American reporter (pulmonary embolism) (b. 1963)
  16. 2003 - Babatunde Olatunji, Nigerian drummer (b. 1927)
  17. 2004 - Larisa Bogoraz, Soviet dissident (b. 1929)
  18. 2005 - Rainier III, Prince of Monaco (b. 1923)
  19. 2006 - Maggie Dixon, Women's college basketball coach (b. 1977)