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

  1. 138 - Hadrian, Roman Emperor (b. 76)
  2. 1099 - El Cid, of Castile (b. 1044)
  3. 1103 - King Eric I of Denmark
  4. 1298 - King Ladislaus IV of Hungary (b. 1262)
  5. 1460 - Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English military leader (b. 1402)
  6. 1480 - King René I of Naples (b. 1410)
  7. 1559 - King Henry II of France (b. 1519)
  8. 1584 - William I of Orange (b. 1533)
  9. 1590 - Archduke Charles II of Austria (b. 1540)
  10. 1594 - Paolo Bellasio, Italian composer (b. 1554)
  11. 1621 - Karel Bonaventura Buquoy, French soldier (b. 1571)
  12. 1653 - Gabriel Naudé, French librarian and scholar (b. 1600)
  13. 1680 - Louis Moréri, French encyclopedist (b. 1643)
  14. 1683 - François-Eudes de Mézeray, French historian (b. 1610)
  15. 1686 - John Fell, English churchman (b. 1625)
  16. 1776 - Richard Peters, English-born clergyman (b. 1704)
  17. 1806 - George Stubbs, British painter (b. 1724)
  18. 1884 - Paul Morphy, American chess player (b. 1837)
  19. 1908 - Phoebe Knapp, American hymn writer (b. 1839)
  20. 1920 - Jackie Fisher, British admiral (b. 1841)
  21. 1941 - Jelly Roll Morton, American musician (b. 1890)
  22. 1970 - Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic foreign and later prime minister (b. 1908)
  23. 1978 - John D Rockefeller III, American businessman (b. 1906)
  24. 1978 - Joe Davis, English snooker player (b. 1901)
  25. 1979 - Arthur Fiedler, American conductor (b. 1894)
  26. 1981 - Ken Rex McElroy, American hog rustler (b.1936)
  27. 1987 - John Hammond, American record producer (b. 1910)
  28. 1989 - Mel Blanc, American voice actor, voiced Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Barny Rubble, etc. (b. 1908)
  29. 1997 - Joe Camel, Cartoon mascot for Camel cigarettes (b. 1950s)
  30. 2000 - Justin Pierce, Skater/Actor, Kids, Next Friday (b. 1975)
  31. 2003 - Winston Graham, English writer (b. 1908)
  32. 2003 - Hartley Shawcross, British prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials (b. 1902)
  33. 2005 - A.J. Quinnell, English writer (b. 1940)
  34. 2005 - Freda Wright-Sorce, American radio performer (b. 1955)
  35. 2005 - Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
  36. 2006 - Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (b. 1965)