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

  1. 1161 - Queen Melisende of Jerusalem (b. 1105)
  2. 1185 - Stephanus Hagiochristophorites, Byzantine courtier
  3. 1279 - Robert Kilwardby, Archbishop of Canterbury
  4. 1298 - Philip of Artois, French soldier (b. 1269)
  5. 1349 - Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (b. 1315)
  6. 1599 - Beatrice Cenci, Italian noblewoman executed for conspiring to kill her father (b. 1577)
  7. 1677 - James Harrington, English politicial philosopher (b. 1611)
  8. 1680 - Roger Crab, English Puritan political writer (b. 1621)
  9. 1680 - Emperor Go-Mizunoo of Japan (b. 1596)
  10. 1721 - Rudolf Jakob Camerarius, German botanist and physician (b. 1665)
  11. 1733 - François Couperin, French composer (b. 1668)
  12. 1760 - Louis Godin, French astronomer (b. 1704)
  13. 1823 - David Ricardo, economist (b. 1772)
  14. 1843 - Joseph Nicollet, mathematician and explorer
  15. 1851 - Sylvester Graham, American nutritionist
  16. 1865 - Christophe Léon Louis Juchault de Lamoricière, French general (b. 1806)
  17. 1888 - Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, President of Argentina
  18. 1911 - Louis Henri Boussenard, French novelist (b. 1847)
  19. 1915 - William Cornelius Van Horne, North American railway executive (b. 1843)
  20. 1917 - Georges Guynemer, French World War I aviator (b. 1894)
  21. 1921 - Subramanya Bharathy, Tamil poet (b. 1882)
  22. 1931 - Salvatore Maranzano, crime boss (b. 1868)
  23. 1932 - Franciszek Zwirko and Stanislaw Wigura, Polish pilots (plane crash)
  24. 1939 - Konstantin Korovin, Russian painter (b. 1861)
  25. 1948 - Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founder of Pakistan
  26. 1950 - Jan Smuts, South African soldier and statesman
  27. 1956 - Billy Bishop, Canadian pilot in World War I
  28. 1958 - Robert W. Service, Scottish-born Canadian poet
  29. 1958 - Camillien Houde, French Canadian politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1889)
  30. 1966 - C. E. Woolman, American airline magnate
  31. 1971 - Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev, Soviet politician and leader (b. 1894)
  32. 1972 - Max Fleischer, American animator (b. 1883)
  33. 1973 - Salvador Allende, President of Chile (b. 1908)
  34. 1978 - Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (assassinated) (b. 1929)
  35. 1978 - Janet Parker, medical photographer, the final victim of smallpox
  36. 1978 - Ronnie Peterson, Swedish F1 driver. Crashed on Monza circuit.
  37. 1984 - Jerry Voorhis, American politician (b. 1901)
  38. 1985 - William Alwyn, English composer (b. 1905)
  39. 1987 - Lorne Greene, Canadian actor (b. 1915)
  40. 1987 - Peter Tosh, Jamaican musician and singer (b. 1944)
  41. 1988 - John Sylvester White, American actor (b. 1919)
  42. 1990 - Myrna Mack, Guatemalan anthropologist (assassinated) (b. 1949)
  43. 1993 - Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian conductor (b. 1912)
  44. 1993 - Antoine Izméry, Haitian pro-democracy activist (assassinated)
  45. 1994 - Jessica Tandy, American actress (b. 1909)
  46. 1994 - William Obanhein, police officer, mentioned in "Alice's Restaurant" (b. 1924)
  47. 1995 - Anita Harding, neurologist (b. 1952)
  48. 1997 - Camille Henry, National Hockey League player (b. 1933)
  49. 1998 - Dane Clark, American actor (b. 1913)
  50. 1999 - Gonzalo Rodriguez, Uruguayan auto racing driver (b. 1972)
  51. 2001 - Mohammed Atta, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1968)
  52. 2001 - Marwan Al-Shehhi, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1978)
  53. 2001 - Hani Hanjour, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1972)
  54. 2001 - Ziad Jarrah, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1975)
  55. 2001 - David Angell, American sitcom creator, passenger on American Airlines Flight 11 (b. 1946)
  56. 2001 - Todd Beamer, passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 (b. 1968)
  57. 2001 - Berry Berenson, former wife of actor Anthony Perkins and a passenger on American Airlines flight 11 (b. 1948)
  58. 2001 - Tom Burnett, businessman and passenger on United Airlines Flight 93, (b. 1963)
  59. 2001 - Mark Bingham, passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 (b. 1970)
  60. 2001 - Peter J. Ganci, Jr., Chief of Department, FDNY
  61. 2001 - Father Mychal F. Judge, Chaplain, FDNY
  62. 2001 - Angel L. Juarbe, Jr., American firefighter, winner of Murder in Small Town X (b. 1966)
  63. 2001 - John P. O'Neill, former FBI agent, and Director of Security at the World Trade Center (b. 1952)
  64. 2001 - John Ogonowski, pilot for American Airlines Flight 11 (b. 1951)
  65. 2001 - Barbara Olson, American political commentator, passenger on American Airlines Flight 77 (b. 1955)
  66. 2001 - Betty Ong, flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11 (b. 1956)
  67. 2001 - Madeline Amy Sweeney, flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 11
  68. 2002 - Kim Hunter, American actress (b. 1922)
  69. 2002 - Johnny Unitas, American football player (b. 1933)
  70. 2003 - Anna Lindh, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs (assassinated) (b. 1957)
  71. 2003 - John Ritter, American actor (b. 1948)
  72. 2004 - Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (helicopter crash) (b. 1949)
  73. 2004 - Fred Ebb, American lyricist (b. 1933)
  74. 2004 - David Mann, U.S. artist (emphysema) (b. 1939)
  75. 2005 - Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (b. 1923)
  76. 2006 - William Auld, Scottish poet, writer and supporter of Esperanto (b. 1924)
  77. 2006 - Pat Corley, American actor (b. 1930)
  78. 2006 - Joachim Fest, German journalist and author
  79. 2006 - Johannes Bob van Benthem, Dutch lawyer, first president of the European Patent Office (b. 1921)