The following is a list of notable world figures who died on August 10th.

  1. 612 BC - Sinsharishkun, Assyrian king
  2. 258 - Saint Lawrence, martyr
  3. 1535 - Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509)
  4. 1633 - Anthony Munday, English writer (b. 1553)
  5. 1637 - Johann Gerhard, German Lutheran leader (b. 1582)
  6. 1653 - Maarten Tromp, Dutch admiral (b. 1598)
  7. 1655 - Alfonso de la Cueva, marqués de Bedmar, Spanish cardinal and diplomat (b. 1572)
  8. 1723 - Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and statesman (b. 1656)
  9. 1759 - King Ferdinand VI of Spain (b. 1713)
  10. 1784 - Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter (b. 1713)
  11. 1802 - Franz Aepinus, German scientist (b. 1724)
  12. 1806 - Michael Haydn, Austrian composer (b. 1737)
  13. 1839 - John St Aubyn, British fossil collector (b. 1758)
  14. 1862 - Shusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (b. 1829)
  15. 1875 - Karl Andree, German geographer (b. 1808)
  16. 1896 - Otto Lilienthal, German aviation pioneer (b. 1848)
  17. 1915 - Henry Moseley, English physicist (b. 1887)
  18. 1920 - Ádám Politzer, Austrian physician (b. 1835)
  19. 1928 - Rex Cherryman, American actor (b. 1897)
  20. 1929 - Pierre Fatou, French mathematician (b. 1878)
  21. 1945 - Robert Goddard, American rocket scientist (b. 1882)
  22. 1948 - Montague Summers, English writer (b. 1880)
  23. 1958 - Frank Demaree, baseball player (b. 1910)
  24. 1963 - Estes Kefauver, American politician, United States Congressman & Senator from Tennessee (b. 1903)
  25. 1963 - Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1877)
  26. 1969 - Leno LaBianca, American businessman (murdered) (b. 1925)
  27. 1969 - Rosemary LaBianca, American housewife (murdered) (b. 1930)
  28. 1976 - Bert Oldfield, Australian test cricketer (b. 1894)
  29. 1979 - Walter Gerlach, German physicist (b. 1889)
  30. 1980 - Yahya Khan, President of Pakistan (b. 1917)
  31. 1993 - Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian musician (Mayhem) (b. 1968)
  32. 1997 - Conlon Nancarrow, American composer (b. 1912)
  33. 2002 - Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic) (b. 1962)
  34. 2002 - Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian computer scientist (b. 1926)
  35. 2003 - Carmita Jiménez, Puerto Rican singer
  36. 2005 - Lee Seung Seop, Korean gamer