The following is a list of notable world figures who died on July 6th.

  1. 1189 - King Henry II of England (b. 1133)
  2. 1218 - Eudes III, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1166)
  3. 1249 - King Alexander II of Scotland (b. 1198)
  4. 1415 - Jan Hus, Bohemian reformer (b. 1369)
  5. 1476 - Regiomantus, German astronomer (b. 1436)
  6. 1480 - Antonio Squarcialupi, Italian composer (b. 1416)
  7. 1533 - Ludovico Ariosto, Italian poet (b. 1474)
  8. 1535 - Sir Thomas More, English philosopher (b. 1478)
  9. 1553 - King Edward VI of England (b. 1537)
  10. 1583 - Edmund Grindal, Archbishop of Canterbury
  11. 1585 - Thomas Aufield, English Catholic martyr (b. 1552)
  12. 1684 - Peter Gunning, English royalist churchman (b. 1614)
  13. 1758 - George Howe, 3rd Viscount Howe, British general
  14. 1762 - Tsar Peter III of Russia (b. 1728)
  15. 1768 - Conrad Beissel, German-born religious leader (b. 1690)
  16. 1813 - Granville Sharp, British abolitionist (b. 1735)
  17. 1835 - John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1755)
  18. 1854 - Georg Ohm, German physicist (b. 1789)
  19. 1868 - Sanosuke Harada, Shinsengumi Captain (b. 1840)
  20. 1893 - Guy de Maupassant, French author (b. 1850)
  21. 1901 - Prince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1819)
  22. 1902 - St. Maria Goretti, Italian saint (b. 1890)
  23. 1916 - Odilon Redon, French painter (b. 1840)
  24. 1922 - Maria Theresa Ledochowska, Polish-Austrian Catholic nun (b. 1863)
  25. 1932 - Kenneth Grahame, English author (b. 1859)
  26. 1960 - Aneurin Bevan, British politician (b. 1897)
  27. 1961 - Scott LaFaro, American musician (b. 1936)
  28. 1961 - Woodall Rodgers, American politician (b. 1890)
  29. 1962 - William Faulkner, American writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1897)
  30. 1962 - Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Austrian field marshal (b. 1872)
  31. 1966 - Sad Sam Jones, American baseball player (b. 1892)
  32. 1971 - Louis Armstrong, American musician (b. 1901)
  33. 1972 - Brandon De Wilde, American actor (b. 1942)
  34. 1973 - Otto Klemperer, German conductor (b. 1885)
  35. 1982 - Bob Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1905)
  36. 1986 - Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician (b. 1908)
  37. 1989 - János Kádár, Hungarian politician (b. 1912)
  38. 1998 - Roy Rogers, American actor (b. 1911)
  39. 1992 - Buddy Rogers, Professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  40. 1999 - Carl Gunter Jr, American politician (b. 1938)
  41. 1999 - Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (b. 1901)
  42. 1999 - Barry Winchell, American soldier (b. 1977)
  43. 2002 - Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (b. 1932)
  44. 2002 - John Frankenheimer, American film director (b. 1930)
  45. 2003 - Buddy Ebsen, American actor (b. 1908)
  46. 2004 - Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (b. 1932)
  47. 2005 - L. Patrick Gray III, American FBI director (b. 1916)
  48. 2005 - Claude Simon, French writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1913)
  49. 2005 - Richard Verreau, Canadian tenor (b. 1926)
  50. 2005 - Bruno Augenstein, German-born mathematician (b. 1923)
  51. 2006 - Kasey Rogers, American motocross racer (b. 1926)