The following is a list of notable world figures who died on July 27th.

  1. 1101 - Conrad, King of Germany and Italy (b. 1074)
  2. 1276 - King James I of Aragon (b. 1208)
  3. 1365 - Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (b. 1339)
  4. 1564 - Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1503)
  5. 1675 - Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicomte de Turenne, Marshal of France (b. 1611)
  6. 1759 - Pierre Louis Maupertuis, French mathematician (b. 1698)
  7. 1770 - Robert Dinwiddie, British colonial Governor of Virginia (b. 1693)
  8. 1841 - Mikhail Lermontov, Russian author (b. 1814)
  9. 1844 - John Dalton, English physicist and chemist (b. 1776)
  10. 1863 - William Lowndes Yancey, American Confederate leader (b. 1813)
  11. 1883 - Montgomery Blair, American politician (b. 1813)
  12. 1917 - Emil Theodor Kocher, Swiss surgeon, Nobel laureate (b. 1841)
  13. 1924 - Ferruccio Busoni, Italian pianist (b. 1866)
  14. 1931 - Auguste-Henri Forel, Swiss entomologist (b. 1848)
  15. 1946 - Gertrude Stein, American writer (b. 1874)
  16. 1958 - Claire Chennault, American Air Force leader. (b. 1893)
  17. 1962 - Richard Aldington, English poet (b. 1892)
  18. 1968 - Babe Adams, Baseball player (b. 1882)
  19. 1971 - Charlie Tully, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1924)
  20. 1980 - Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran (b. 1919)
  21. 1981 - William Wyler, French-born film director ((b. 1902)
  22. 1984 - James Mason, English actor(b. 1909)
  23. 1987 - Travis Jackson, baseball player (b. 1903)
  24. 1988 - Frank Zamboni, American inventor(b. 1901)
  25. 1992 - Max Dupain, Australian photographer (b. 1911)
  26. 1993 - Reggie Lewis, American basketball star (b. 1965)
  27. 1999 - Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov, Russian mathematician (b. 1912)
  28. 2000 - Gordon Solie, American wrestling commentator (b. 1929)
  29. 2001 - Leon Wilkeson, American guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd) (b. 1952)
  30. 2001 - Rhonda Singh, professional wrestler (b. 1961)
  31. 2003 - Vance Hartke, American politician (b. 1919)
  32. 2003 - Bob Hope, English-born entertainer (b. 1903)
  33. 2005 - Marten Toonder, Dutch comic writer (b. 1912)
  34. 2006 - Maryann Mahaffey, American politician (b. 1925)