The following is a list of notable world figures who died on August 14th.

  1. 582 - Tiberius II Constantine, Byzantine Emperor
  2. 1167 - Rainald of Dassel, Archbishop of Cologne
  3. 1204 - Minamoto no Yoriie, Japanese shogun (b. 1182)
  4. 1390 - John FitzAlan, 2nd Baron Arundel, English soldier (b. 1364)
  5. 1430 - Philip I, Duke of Brabant (b. 1404)
  6. 1433 - King John I of Portugal (b. 1357)
  7. 1464 - Pope Pius II (b. 1405)
  8. 1573 - Saito Tatsuoki, Japanese warlord (b. 1548)
  9. 1691 - Richard Talbot, 1st Earl of Tyrconnel, Irish rebel (b. 1630)
  10. 1704 - Roland Laporte, French Protestant leader (b. 1675)
  11. 1727 - William Croft, English composer (b. 1678)
  12. 1774 - Johann Jakob Reiske, German physician (b. 1716)
  13. 1784 - Nathaniel Hone, Irish-born painter (b. 1718)
  14. 1856 - Constant Prévost, French geologist (b. 1787)
  15. 1860 - André Marie Constant Duméril, French zoologist (b. 1774)
  16. 1874 - Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs, American politician (b. 1821)
  17. 1905 - Simeon Solomon, British artist (b. 1840)
  18. 1938 - Hugh Trumble, Australian cricketer (b. 1876)
  19. 1941 - Paul Sabatier, French chemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1854)
  20. 1941 - Saint Maximilian Kolbe, Polish martyr (b. 1894)
  21. 1943 - Joe Kelley, American baseball player (b. 1871)
  22. 1951 - William Randolph Hearst, American newspaper magnate (b. 1863)
  23. 1955 - Herbert Putnam, Librarian of Congress (b. 1861)
  24. 1956 - Bertolt Brecht, German writer (b. 1898)
  25. 1958 - Frédéric Joliot, French physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1900)
  26. 1972 - Oscar Levant, American actor (b. 1906)
  27. 1972 - Pierre Brasseur, French actor (b. 1905)
  28. 1972 - Jules Romains, French author (b. 1885)
  29. 1978 - Nicolas Bentley, British writer (b. 1907)
  30. 1980 - Dorothy Stratten, Canadian actress and model (b. 1960)
  31. 1981 - Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor (b. 1894)
  32. 1984 - J. B. Priestley, English playwright (b. 1894)
  33. 1984 - Spud Davis, American baseball player (b. 1904)
  34. 1985 - Gale Sondergaard, American actress (b. 1899)
  35. 1988 - Enzo Ferrari, Italian car maker (b. 1898)
  36. 1992 - John Sirica, American judge (b. 1904)
  37. 1994 - Elias Canetti, British-Austrian novelist (b. 1905)
  38. 1996 - Tom Mees, American sportscaster (b. 1949)
  39. 1999 - Pee Wee Reese, American baseball player (b. 1918)
  40. 2000 - Alain Fournier, French-born computer graphics researcher (b. 1943)
  41. 2002 - Dave Williams, American singer (Drowning Pool) (b. 1972)
  42. 2003 - Helmut Rahn, German footballer (b. 1929)
  43. 2004 - Czeslaw Milosz, Polish-born writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1911)
  44. 2005 - Coo Coo Marlin, American race car driver (b. 1932)
  45. 2006 - Bruno Kirby, American actor (b. 1949)