The following is a list of notable world figures who died on October 11th.

  1. 1188 - Robert I of Dreux, son of Louis VI of France
  2. 1303 - Pope Boniface VIII
  3. 1347 - Louis IV, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1282)
  4. 1424 - Jan Zizka, leader of the Hussites (b. 1370)
  5. 1531 - Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (b. 1484)
  6. 1611 - John Cowell, English jurist (b. 1554)
  7. 1705 - Guillaume Amontons, French physicist and instrument maker (b. 1663)
  8. 1708 - Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (b. 1651)
  9. 1721 - Edward Colston, English merchant and philanthropist (b. 1636)
  10. 1725 - Hans Herr, Swiss-born Mennonite bishop (b. 1639)
  11. 1779 - Kazimierz Pulaski, Polish fighter for American independence (b. 1745)
  12. 1809 - Meriwether Lewis, American explorer (b. 1774)
  13. 1811 - Johann Conrad Ammann, Swiss physician and naturalist (b. 1724)
  14. 1821 - John Ross Key, American judge and lawyer (b. 1754)
  15. 1852 - Ferdinand Eisenstein, German mathematician (b. 1823)
  16. 1889 - James Prescott Joule, English physicist (b. 1818)
  17. 1896 - Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer (b. 1824)
  18. 1896 - Edward White Benson, Archbishop of Canterbury (b. 1829)
  19. 1935 - Steele Rudd, Australian author (b. 1868)
  20. 1940 - Lluís Companys, President of Generalitat of Catalonia (shot) (b. 1882)
  21. 1940 - Vito Volterra, Italian mathematician and physicist (b. 1860)
  22. 1961 - Chico Marx, American comedian (b. 1887)
  23. 1963 - Jean Cocteau, French writer (b. 1889)
  24. 1963 - Édith Piaf, French singer and actress (b. 1915)
  25. 1965 - Dorothea Lange, American photographer (b. 1895)
  26. 1965 - Walther Stampfli, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1884)
  27. 1976 - Alfredo Bracchi, Italian author (b. 1897)
  28. 1977 - MacKinlay Kantor, American author (b. 1904)
  29. 1988 - Bonita Granville, American actress (b. 1923)
  30. 1989 - M. King Hubbert, American geophysicist (b. 1904)
  31. 1991 - Steven Jesse Bernstein, American underground poet (suicide) (b. 1950)
  32. 1991 - Redd Foxx, American comedian and actor (b. 1922)
  33. 1993 - Jess Thomas, American tenor (b. 1927)
  34. 1996 - Lars Ahlfors, Finnish mathematician (b. 1907)
  35. 2000 - Donald Dewar, First Minister of Scotland (b. 1937)
  36. 2004 - Keith Miller, Australian sportsman (b. 1919)
  37. 2005 - Edward Szczepanik, Polish economist and Prime Minister in exile (b. 1915)
  38. 2005 - Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Linguist, and writer of Pakistan (b. 1917)
  39. 2006 - Cory Lidle, American baseball pitcher, NY Yankees (b. 1972)
  40. 2006 - Howard Kerzner, Chief Executive Officer of Kerzner International (b. 1964)
  41. 2006 - Benito Martínez, Cuban who claimed to be the oldest person (b. ?1880)