The following is a list of notable world figures who died on September 22nd.

  1. 1253 - Dogen, Japanese Zen Buddhist (b. 1200)
  2. 1345 - Henry Plantagenet, 3rd Earl of Leicester (b. 1281)
  3. 1399 - Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk, English politician (b. 1366)
  4. 1520 - Selim I, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1465)
  5. 1554 - Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, Spanish explorer
  6. 1566 - Johannes Agricola, German protestant reformer (b. 1494)
  7. 1607 - Alessandro Allori, Italian painter (b. 1535)
  8. 1658 - Georg Philipp Harsdorffer, German poet (b. 1607)
  9. 1662 - John Biddle, English theologian (b. 1615)
  10. 1703 - Vincenzo Viviani, Italian mathematician and scientist (b. 1622)
  11. 1774 - Pope Clement XIV (b. 1705)
  12. 1776 - Nathan Hale, hung by the British as a spy (b. 1755)
  13. 1777 - John Bartram, American botanist (b. 1699)
  14. 1828 - Shaka Zulu, Zulu leader
  15. 1852 - William Tierney Clark, English civil engineer (b. 1783)
  16. 1872 - Vladimir Dal, Russian lexicographer (b. 1801)
  17. 1873 - Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1801)
  18. 1881 - Solomon L. Spink, U.S. Congressman from Illinois (b. 1831)
  19. 1952 - Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, first President of Finland (b. 1865)
  20. 1956 - Frederick Soddy, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1877)
  21. 1957 - Toyoda Soemu, Japanese admiral (b. 1885)
  22. 1961 - Marion Davies, American actress (b. 1897)
  23. 1969 - Adolfo López Mateos, president of Mexico (b. 1909)
  24. 1981 - Harry Warren, American composer and lyricist (b. 1893)
  25. 1987 - Dan Rowan, American actor and comedian (b. 1922)
  26. 1988 - Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani poet and psychoanalyst (b. 1914)
  27. 1989 - Irving Berlin, American songwriter (b. 1888)
  28. 1992 - Aurelio López, baseball player (b. 1948)
  29. 1993 - Maurice Abravanel, Greek-born conductor (b. 1903)
  30. 1996 - Dorothy Lamour, American actress (b. 1914)
  31. 1996 - Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Canadian ballet dancer and director (b. 1924)
  32. 1999 - George C. Scott, American actor (b. 1927)
  33. 2001 - Isaac Stern, Ukrainian violinist (b. 1920)
  34. 2002 - Jan de Hartog, Dutch-born writer (b. 1914)
  35. 2003 - Gordon Jump, American television actor (b. 1932)
  36. 2003 - Hugo Young, British journalist (b. 1938)
  37. 2004 - Ray Traylor, professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  38. 2006 - Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player