The following is a list of notable world figures who died on February 7.

  1. 1045 - Emperor Go-Suzaku of Japan (b. 1009)
  2. 1317 - Robert, Count of Clermont, French founder of the House of Bourbon (b. 1256)
  3. 1560 - Bartolomeo Bandinelli, Italian sculptor (b. 1493)
  4. 1626 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (b. 1548)
  5. 1642 - William Bedell, English clergyman (b. 1571)
  6. 1652 - Gregorio Allegri, Italian composer (b. 1582)
  7. 1690 - William Morice, English royalist statesman
  8. 1693 - Paul Pellisson, French writer (b. 1624)
  9. 1736 - Stephen Gray, English astronomer and scientist (b. 1666)
  10. 1779 - William Boyce, English composer (b. 1711)
  11. 1799 - Qianlong, Emperor of China (b. 1711)
  12. 1801 - Daniel Chodowiecki, Polish painter (b. 1726)
  13. 1823 - Ann Radcliffe, English novelist (b. 1764)
  14. 1837 - King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (b. 1778)
  15. 1839 - Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b. 1799)
  16. 1873 - Sheridan Le Fanu, Irish writer (b. 1814)
  17. 1878 - Pope Pius IX (b. 1792)
  18. 1897 - Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (b. 1847)
  19. 1919 - William Halford, American naval officer and Medal of Honor recipient
  20. 1920 - Aleksandr Vasilevich Kolchak, Russian military commander (b. 1874)
  21. 1937 - Elihu Root, American statesman and diplomat, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1845)
  22. 1938 - Harvey Firestone, American manufacturer (b. 1868)
  23. 1939 - Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (b. 1886)
  24. 1942 - Ivan Bilibin, Russian illustrator (b. 1876)
  25. 1960 - Igor Kurchatov, Russian physicist (b. 1903)
  26. 1963 - Learco Guerra, Italian cyclist (b. 1902)
  27. 1968 - Nick Adams, American actor (b. 1931)
  28. 1973 - Ferdinand Schörner, German field marshal (b. 1892)
  29. 1979 - Josef Mengele, Nazi war criminal (b. 1911)
  30. 1980 - Secondo Campini, Italian jet pioneer (b. 1904)
  31. 1985 - Matt Monro, English singer (b. 1932)
  32. 1986 - Cheikh Anta Diop, Senegalese historian (b. 1923)
  33. 1990 - Jimmy Van Heusen, American songwriter (b. 1913)
  34. 1991 - Amos Yarkoni, legendary Israeli soldier (b. 1920)
  35. 1992 - Buzz Sawyer, Wrestler
  36. 1993 - Lillian Gish, American actress (b. 1893)
  37. 1994 - Witold Lutoslawski, Polish composer (b. 1913)
  38. 1994 - Stephen Milligan, British journalist and politician (b. 1948)
  39. 1996 - Phillip Davidson, US Army general (b. 1915)
  40. 1998 - Lawrence Sanders, American author (b. 1920)
  41. 1999 - King Hussein of Jordan (b. 1935)
  42. 1999 - José Silva, author of Silva Method and the Silva UltraMind ESP System (b. 1914)
  43. 1999 - Bobby Troup, American musician and actor (b. 1918)
  44. 2000 - Big Pun, Puerto Rican rapper (b. 1971)
  45. 2000 - Doug Henning, Canadian magician (b. 1947)
  46. 2001 - Dale Evans, American actress and singer (b. 1912)
  47. 2001 - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator (b. 1906)
  48. 2002 - Elisa Bridges, American model (b. 1973)
  49. 2003 - Augusto Monterroso, Guatemalan author (b. 1921)
  50. 2003 - John Reading, Mayor of Oakland, California (b. 1917)
  51. 2004 - John Hench, American animator (b. 1908)
  52. 2006 - Princess Hadice Hayriye Ayshe Dürrühsehvar (b. 1914)