The following is a list of notable world figures who died on July 3rd.

  1. 683 - Pope Leo II
  2. 1570 - Aonio Paleario, Italian humanist
  3. 1642 - Maria de' Medici, wife of Henry IV of France (b. 1573)
  4. 1672 - Francis Willughby, English biologist (b. 1635)
  5. 1704 - Sophia Alekseyevna, regent of Russia (b. 1657)
  6. 1749 - William Jones, Welsh mathematician (b. 1675)
  7. 1778 - Anna Maria Walburga Mozart née Pertl, mother of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (b. 1720)
  8. 1790 - Jean-Baptiste L. Romé de l'Isle, French chemist (b. 1736)
  9. 1795 - Louis-Georges de Bréquigny, French historian (b. 1714)
  10. 1795 - Antonio de Ulloa, Spanish general and governor of Louisiana (b. 1716)
  11. 1858 - Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, Russian painter (b. 1806)
  12. 1863 - George Hull Ward, American general (b. 1826)
  13. 1904 - Theodor Herzl, Austrian Zionist (b. 1860)
  14. 1914 - Joseph Chamberlain, British politician (b. 1836)
  15. 1918 - Sultan Mehmed V of the Ottoman Empire (b. 1844)
  16. 1933 - Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (b. 1852)
  17. 1935 - André Citroën, French automobile pioneer (b. 1878)
  18. 1942 - Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general (b. 1856)
  19. 1957 - Dolf Luque, baseball player (b. 1890)
  20. 1969 - Brian Jones, English musician (The Rolling Stones) (drowned) (b. 1942)
  21. 1971 - Jim Morrison, American singer (The Doors) (b. 1943)
  22. 1977 - Alexander M. Volkov, Russian novelist and mathematician (b. 1891)
  23. 1979 - Louis Durey, French composer (b. 1888)
  24. 1986 - Rudy Vallee, American singer (b. 1901)
  25. 1989 - Jim Backus, American actor (b. 1913)
  26. 1993 - Joe DeRita, American actor and comedian (b. 1909)
  27. 1993 - Don Drysdale, Baseball player (b. 1936)
  28. 1994 - Lew Hoad, Australian tennis player (b. 1934)
  29. 1995 - Pancho Gonzales, American tennis player (b. 1928)
  30. 1998 - Danielle Bunten Berry, American software developer (b. 1949)
  31. 1999 - Mark Sandman, American musician (b. 1952)
  32. 2000 - Kemal Sunal, Turkish actor (b. 1944)
  33. 2001 - Mordecai Richler, Canadian author (b. 1931)
  34. 2003 - Gaetano Alibrandi, Papal diplomat (b. 1914)
  35. 2004 - Andrian Nikolayev, cosmonaut (b. 1929)
  36. 2005 - Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director (b. 1914)
  37. 2005 - Gaylord Nelson, U.S. Senator from Wisconsin (b. 1916)
  38. 2006 - Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b.1950)