The following is a list of notable world figures who died on July 7th.

  1. 1304 - Pope Benedict XI (b. 1240)
  2. 1307 - King Edward I of England (b. 1239)
  3. 1537 - Madeleine de Valois, queen of James V of Scotland (b. 1520)
  4. 1572 - King Sigismund II Augustus of Poland (b. 1520)
  5. 1573 - Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola, Italian architect (b. 1507)
  6. 1647 - Thomas Hooker, Connecticut colonist (b. 1586)
  7. 1663 - Thomas Baltzar, German violinist
  8. 1701 - William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (b. 1631)
  9. 1713 - Henry Compton, Bishop of Oxford and privy councillor (b. 1632)
  10. 1764 - William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath, English politician (b. 1683)
  11. 1776 - Jeremiah Markland, English classical scholar (b. 1693)
  12. 1790 - François Hemsterhuis, Dutch philosopher (b. 1721)
  13. 1816 - Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Irish playwright and politician (b. 1751)
  14. 1855 - Konstantin Batyushkov, Russian poet (b. 1787)
  15. 1865 - Mary Surratt, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1823)
  16. 1865 - Lewis Paine, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1844)
  17. 1865 - David Herold, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1842)
  18. 1865 - George Atzerodt, Lincoln conspirator (b. 1833)
  19. 1878 - Yegor Ivanovich Zolotarev, Russian mathematician (b. 1847)
  20. 1880 - Lydia Child, American novelist and abolitionist (b. 1802)
  21. 1890 - Henri Nestlé, Founder of Nestlé S.A. (b. 1814)
  22. 1901 - Johanna Spyri, Swiss author (b. 1827)
  23. 1913 - Edward Burd Grubb, American Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General (b.1841)
  24. 1930 - Arthur Conan Doyle, Scottish writer (b. 1859)
  25. 1932 - Alexander Grin, Russian novelist (b. 1880)
  26. 1932 - Henry Eyster Jacobs, American Lutheran theologian (b. 1844)
  27. 1949 - Bunk Johnson, American musician (b. 1879 or 1889)
  28. 1956 - Gottfried Benn, German poet (b. 1886)
  29. 1964 - Lillian Copeland, American athlete (b. 1904)
  30. 1965 - Moshe Sharett, 2nd Prime Minister of Israel (b. 1894)
  31. 1971 - Claude Gauvreau, Canadian writer (b. 1925)
  32. 1971 - Ub Iwerks, American artist, director, and cartoonist (b1901)
  33. 1972 - Athenagoras, Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 1886)
  34. 1972 - King Talal of Jordan (b. 1909)
  35. 1973 - Max Horkheimer, German philosopher and sociologist (b. 1895)
  36. 1973 - Veronica Lake, American actress (b. 1919)
  37. 1975 - Ruffian, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 1972)
  38. 1980 - Dore Schary, American film producer and writer (b. 1905)
  39. 1990 - Bill Cullen, American game show host (b. 1920)
  40. 1993 - Mia Zapata, American singer with The Gits (b. 1965)
  41. 2000 - Kenny Irwin, Jr., American race car driver (b. 1969)
  42. 2001 - Fred Neil, American singer-songwriter (b. 1936)
  43. 2003 - Izhak Graziani, Bulgarian-born conductor (b. 1924)
  44. 2006 - Juan de Ávalos, Spanish sculptor (b. 1911)
  45. 2006 - Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (b. 1914)
  46. 2006 - Syd Barrett, British musician, former member of Pink Floyd. (b. 1946)