The following is a list of notable world figures who died on February 9.

  1. 1199 - Minamoto no Yoritomo, Japanese shogun (b. 1147)
  2. 1450 - Agnès Sorel, mistress of King Charles VII of France (b. 1421)
  3. 1555 - Rowland Taylor, English pastor (executed) (b. 1510)
  4. 1619 - Lucilio Vanini, Italian philosopher (b. 1585)
  5. 1640 - Murad IV, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1612)
  6. 1675 - Gerhard Douw, Dutch painter (b. 1613)
  7. 1709 - François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (b. 1664)
  8. 1751 - Henri François d'Aguesseau, Chancellor of France (b. 1668)
  9. 1752 - Fredric Hasselquist, Swedish naturalist (b. 1722)
  10. 1777 - Seth Pomeroy, American gunsmith and soldier (b. 1706)
  11. 1782 - Joseph Aloysius Assemani, Syrian orientalist (b. 1710)
  12. 1803 - Jean François de Saint-Lambert, French poet (b. 1716)
  13. 1881 - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russian novelist (b. 1821)
  14. 1891 - Johan Jongkind, Dutch painter (b. 1819)
  15. 1906 - Paul Laurence Dunbar, American poet (b. 1872)
  16. 1940 - Eugene Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (b. 1857)
  17. 1951 - Eddy Duchin, American musician (b. 1910)
  18. 1957 - Miklós Horthy, Hungarian admiral (b. 1868)
  19. 1960 - Alexandre Benois, Russian artist (b. 1870)
  20. 1966 - Sophie Tucker, Russian-born actress (b. 1884)
  21. 1969 - Gabby Hayes, American actor (b. 1885)
  22. 1976 - Percy Faith, Canadian musician (b. 1908)
  23. 1978 - Costante Girardengo, Italian cyclist (b. 1893)
  24. 1979 - Dennis Gabor, Hungarian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)
  25. 1981 - Bill Haley, American musician (Bill Haley and the Comets) (b. 1925)
  26. 1984 - Yuri Andropov, Soviet politician (b. 1914)
  27. 1989 - Osamu Tezuka, Japanese manga artist (b. 1928)
  28. 1994 - Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (b. 1934)
  29. 1995 - J. William Fulbright, American politician (b. 1905)
  30. 1997 - Brian Connolly, English singer (Sweet (band) (b. 1945)
  31. 1999 - Bryan Mosley, British actor (b. 1931)
  32. 2001 - Herbert Simon, American economist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)
  33. 2002 - Princess Margaret of the United Kingdom (b. 1930)
  34. 2006 - Freddie Laker, British airline entrepreneur (b. 1922)