The following is a list of notable world figures who died on July 1.

  1. 251 - Decius, Roman Emperor (b. 207)
  2. 251 - Herennius Etruscus, Roman Emperor (b. ca. 227)
  3. 868 - Ali al-Hadi, Shia Imam (b. 828)
  4. 1109 - King Alfonso VI of Castile (b. 1040)
  5. 1277 - Baibars, Mameluk sultan of Egypt (b. 1223)
  6. 1592 - Marc Antonio Ingegneri, Italian composer
  7. 1614 - Isaac Casaubon, French-born classical scholar (b. 1559)
  8. 1622 - William Parker, 4th Baron Monteagle, British politician (b. 1575)
  9. 1681 - Oliver Plunkett, Irish saint (b. 1629)
  10. 1708 - Emperor Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia (b. 1706)
  11. 1774 - Henry Fox, 1st Baron Holland, English statesman (b. 1705)
  12. 1782 - Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1730)
  13. 1784 - Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, German composer (b. 1710)
  14. 1819 - Jemima Wilkinson, American preacher (b. 1752)
  15. 1860 - Charles Goodyear, American inventor (b. 1800)
  16. 1863 - John Fulton Reynolds, Union General, American Civil War (b. 1820)
  17. 1894 - Allan Pinkerton, American private detective (b. 1819)
  18. 1896 - Harriet Beecher Stowe, American author (b. 1811)
  19. 1925 - Erik Satie, French composer (b. 1866)
  20. 1944 - Tanya Savicheva, Russian diarist (b. 1930)
  21. 1948 - Achille Varzi, Italian race car driver (b. 1904)
  22. 1950 - Eliel Saarinen, Finnish architect (b. 1873)
  23. 1961 - Louis-Ferdinand Céline, French writer (b. 1894)
  24. 1964 - Pierre Monteux, French conductor (b. 1875)
  25. 1965 - Wally Hammond, English cricketer (b. 1903)
  26. 1971 - William Lawrence Bragg, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1890)
  27. 1974 - Juan Perón, President of Argentina (b. 1895)
  28. 1981 - Carlos de Oliveira, Portuguese writer (b. 1921)
  29. 1981 - Rushton Moreve, American bass player (b. 1948)
  30. 1983 - R. Buckminster Fuller, American architect and philosopher (b. 1903)
  31. 1984 - Moshe Feldenkrais, Ukrainian-born educator (b. 1904)
  32. 1991 - Michael Landon, American actor (b. 1936)
  33. 1992 - Francisco Mendes, Guinea-Bissauan politician (b. 1933)
  34. 1995 - Wolfman Jack, American radio personality (b. 1939)
  35. 1996 - William T. Cahill, Governor of New Jersey (b. 1904)
  36. 1997 - Robert Mitchum, American actor (b. 1917)
  37. 1999 - Edward Dmytryk, Canadian-born film director (b. 1908)
  38. 1999 - Guy Mitchell, American popular singer (b. 1927)
  39. 1999 - Forrest Mars Sr., American candy magnate (b. 1904)
  40. 1999 - Sylvia Sidney, American actress (b. 1910)
  41. 2000 - Walter Matthau, American actor (b. 1920)
  42. 2001 - Nikolay Basov, Russian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1922)
  43. 2003 - Herbie Mann, American jazz flutist (b. 1930)
  44. 2003 - Wesley Mouzon, American boxer (b. 1927)
  45. 2003 - N!xau, Namibian actor (b. 1944)
  46. 2004 - Peter Barnes, English writer (b. 1931)
  47. 2004 - Marlon Brando, American actor (b. 1924)
  48. 2005 - Luther Vandross, American singer (b. 1951)
  49. 2005 - Obie Benson, American musician (b. 1936)
  50. 2006 - Fred Trueman English cricketer (b. 1931)