The following is a list of notable world figures who died on January 25.

  1. 389 - Gregory Nazianzus, theologian and Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 329)
  2. 477 - Geiseric, King of the Vandals and Alans
  3. 844 - Pope Gregory IV
  4. 1067 - Emperor Yingzong of China (b. 1032)
  5. 1366 - Henry Suso, German mystic
  6. 1431 - Charles II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1364)
  7. 1494 - King Ferdinand I of Naples (b. 1423)
  8. 1559 - King Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (b. 1481)
  9. 1586 - Lucas Cranach the Younger, German painter (b. 1515)
  10. 1640 - Robert Burton, English scholar (b. 1577)
  11. 1670 - Nicholas II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1612)
  12. 1726 - Guillaume Delisle, French cartographer (b. 1675)
  13. 1733 - Gilbert Heathcote, Mayor of London
  14. 1751 - Paul Dudley, Attorney-General of Massachusetts (b. 1675)
  15. 1881 - Konstantin Thon, Russian architect (b. 1794)
  16. 1907 - René Pottier, French cyclist (b. 1879)
  17. 1908 - Mikhail Chigorin, Russian chess player (b. 1850)
  18. 1908 - Ouida, English writer (b. 1839)
  19. 1912 - Dmitry Milyutin, Russian Field Marshal (b. 1816)
  20. 1925 - Ivan Vucetic, Croatian anthropologist (b. 1858)
  21. 1940 - Elias Simojoki, Finnish clergyman and politician (b. 1899)
  22. 1947 - Al Capone, American gangster (b. 1899)
  23. 1963 - Wilson Kettle, Guinness World Record holder for most living descendants (b. 1860)
  24. 1969 - Irene Castle, English dancer (b. 1887)
  25. 1970 - Jane Bathori, French mezzo-soprano (b. 1877)
  26. 1970 - Eiji Tsuburaya, Founder of Tsuburaya Productions, creator of Ultraman (b. 1901)
  27. 1972 - Erhard Milch, German field marshal (b. 1892)
  28. 1981 - Adele Astaire, American dancer (b. 1897)
  29. 1982 - Mikhail Suslov, Soviet politician (b. 1902)
  30. 1990 - Ava Gardner, American actress (b. 1922)
  31. 1994 - Stephen Cole Kleene, American mathematician (b. 1909)
  32. 1995 - Cal Jammer, American actor (b. 1960)
  33. 1996 - Jonathan Larson, American composer (b. 1960)
  34. 1999 - Robert Shaw, American conductor (b. 1916)
  35. 2003 - Samuel Weems, Arkansas judge
  36. 2004 - Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch athlete (b. 1918)
  37. 2004 - Miklós Fehér, Hungarian footballer (b. 1979)
  38. 2005 - Stanislaw Albinowski, Polish economist and journalist (b. 1923)
  39. 2005 - William Augustus Bootle, American judge (b. 1902)
  40. 2005 - Philip Johnson, American architect (b. 1906)
  41. 2005 - Ray Peterson, American singer (b. 1935)
  42. 2005 - Nettie Witziers-Timmer, Dutch athlete (b. 1923)
  43. 2006 - Anna Malle, Adult film star (b. 1967)