The following is a list of notable world figures who died on July 22nd.

  1. 1362 - Louis of Durazzo, Italian soldier (b. 1324)
  2. 1387 - Franz Ackerman, Flemish statesman (b. 1330)
  3. 1461 - Charles VII of France (b. 1403)
  4. 1525 - Richard Wingfield, English diplomat
  5. 1540 - John Zápolya, King of Hungary
  6. 1619 - Lawrence of Brindisi, Italian monk (b. 1559)
  7. 1645 - Gaspar de Guzmán y Pimentel, Count-Duke of Olivares, Spanish statesman (b. 1587)
  8. 1676 - Pope Clement X (b. 1590)
  9. 1713 - Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (d. 1780)
  10. 1734 - Peter King, 1st Baron King, Lord Chancellor of England
  11. 1789 - Joseph-François Foulon, French administrator (b. 1715)
  12. 1802 - Marie François Xavier Bichat, French anatomist (b. 1771)
  13. 1826 - Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian astronomer (b. 1746)
  14. 1832 - Napoleon II of France (b. 1811)
  15. 1852 - Auguste Marmont, French marshal (b. 1774)
  16. 1902 - Mieczyslaw Cardinal Ledóchowski, Polish Catholic Cardinal (b. 1822)
  17. 1904 - Wilson Barrett, English actor (b. 1846)
  18. 1908 - William Randal Cremer, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1828)
  19. 1915 - Sir Sandford Fleming, Canadian engineer and inventor (b. 1827)
  20. 1916 - James Whitcomb Riley, American author and poet (b. 1849)
  21. 1918 - Indra Lal Roy, Indian pilot (b. 1898)
  22. 1920 - William Kissam Vanderbilt, member of the Vanderbilt family (b. 1849)
  23. 1922 - Jokichi Takamine, Japanese chemist (b. 1854)
  24. 1932 - Errico Malatesta, Italian anarchist (b. 1853)
  25. 1932 - Florenz Ziegfeld, theatrical producer (b. 1867)
  26. 1934 - John Dillinger, American bank robber (b. 1903)
  27. 1950 - William Lyon Mackenzie King, 10th Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1874)
  28. 1958 - Mikhail Zoshchenko, Russian writer (b. 1895)
  29. 1967 - Carl Sandburg, American poet (b. 1878)
  30. 1968 - Giovannino Guareschi, Italian journalist (b. 1908)
  31. 1974 - Wayne Morse, U.S. Senator from Oregon (b. 1900)
  32. 1979 - Sándor Kocsis, Hungarian footballer (b. 1929)
  33. 1989 - Martti Talvela, Finnish bass (b. 1935)
  34. 1990 - Manuel Puig, Argentinian writer (b. 1932)
  35. 1992 - Wayne McLaren, portrayed the Marlboro Man (b. 1940)
  36. 1998 - Hermann Prey, German bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  37. 2000 - Eric Christmas, British actor (b. 1916)
  38. 2003 - Qusay Hussein, son of Saddam Hussein (b. 1966)
  39. 2003 - Uday Hussein, son of Saddam Hussein (b. 1964)
  40. 2003 - Wahome Muthahi, Kenyan humourist (b. 1954)
  41. 2004 - Sacha Distel, French singer (b. 1933)
  42. 2004 - George Kidd, Canadian diplomat (b. 1917)
  43. 2005 - Eugene Record American songwriter (b. 1940)
  44. 2006 - José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (b. 1965)
  45. 2006 - James E. West, mayor of Spokane, Washington (b. 1950)