The following is a list of notable world figures who died on September 25th.

  1. 1066 - Killed at the Battle of Stamford Bridge:
  2. Tostig Godwinson, Earl of Northumbria
  3. Harald III of Norway (b. 1015)
  4. 1086 - William VIII, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 1025)
  5. 1333 - Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (b. 1301)
  6. 1496 - Piero Capponi, Italian soldier and statesman (b. 1447)
  7. 1506 - King Philip I of Castile (b. 1478)
  8. 1534 - Pope Clement VII (b. 1478)
  9. 1536 - Johannes Secundus, Dutch poet (b. 1511)
  10. 1602 - Caspar Peucer, German reformer (b. 1525)
  11. 1617 - Francisco Suarez, Spanish Jesuit, philosopher/theologian (b. 1548)
  12. 1617 - Emperor Go-Yozei of Japan, (b. 1617)
  13. 1626 - Lancelot Andrewes, English scholar and Bishop of the Church of England (b. 1555)
  14. 1630 - Ambrosio Spinola, marqués de los Balbases, Spanish general (b. 1569)
  15. 1665 - Maria Anna of Austria (b. 1610)
  16. 1703 - Archibald Campbell, 1st Duke of Argyll, Scottish privy councillor (b. 1658)
  17. 1774 - John Bradstreet, Canadian-born soldier (b. 1714)
  18. 1777 - Johann Heinrich Lambert, German scientist (b. 1728)
  19. 1791 - William Bradford, American printer (b. 1719)
  20. 1792 - Adam Gottlob Moltke, Danish statesman (b. 1710)
  21. 1794 - Paul Rabaut, French Huguenot pastor (b. 1718)
  22. 1825 - Joachim Heer, Swiss politician (b. 1879)
  23. 1849 - Johann Strauss, Senior, Austrian composer (b. 1804)
  24. 1867 - Oliver Loving, American pioneer rancher (b. 1812)
  25. 1867 - Evgenii Miller, Russian counter-revolutionary (d. 1938)
  26. 1900 - Félix-Gabriel Marchand, premier of Québec (b. 1832)
  27. 1905 - Jacques Marie Eugène Godefroy Cavaignac, French politician (b. 1853)
  28. 1918 - Mikhail Alekseev, Russian general (b. 1857)
  29. 1926 - Herbert Booth, the third son of William and Catherine Booth (b. 1862)
  30. 1929 - Miller Huggins, baseball player and manager (b. 1879)
  31. 1933 - Ring Lardner, American writer (b. 1885)
  32. 1946 - Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician and war criminal (b. 1879)
  33. 1960 - Emily Post , American author & etiquette expert (b. 1873)
  34. 1961 - Frank Fay American actor first husband of Barbara Stanwyck (b. 1897)
  35. 1970 - Erich Maria Remarque, German author (b. 1898)
  36. 1979 - Tapio Rautavaara, Finnish athlete, actor, and singer (b. 1915)
  37. 1980 - John Bonham, British drummer (Led Zeppelin) (b. 1948)
  38. 1980 - Lewis Milestone, Moldovan film director (b. 1895)
  39. 1980 - Marie Under, Estonian author and poet (b. 1883)
  40. 1983 - King Léopold III of Belgium (b. 1901)
  41. 1984 - Walter Pidgeon, Canadian actor (b. 1897)
  42. 1986 - Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, Russian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1896)
  43. 1987 - Mary Astor, American actress (b. 1906)
  44. 1987 - Emlyn Williams, Welsh actor (b. 1905)
  45. 1991 - Klaus Barbie, Nazi war criminal
  46. 1991 - Viviane Romance, French actress (b. 1912)
  47. 1995 - Bessie Delany, African-American physician and author (b. 1891)
  48. 1996 - Nicu Ceausescu, Romanian politician (b. 1951)
  49. 1997 - Jean Françaix, French composer (b. 1912)
  50. 1999 - Marion Zimmer Bradley, American writer (b. 1930)
  51. 2000 - R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet (b. 1913)
  52. 2003 - Aquila al-Hashimi, Iraqi politician
  53. 2003 - Herb Gardner, American playwright (b. 1934)
  54. 2003 - Franco Modigliani, Italian-born economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
  55. 2003 - George Plimpton, American writer and actor (b. 1927)
  56. 2005 - Don Adams, American actor and comedian (b. 1923)
  57. 2005 - George Archer, American golfer (b. 1939)
  58. 2005 - Urie Bronfenbrenner, American psychologist, founder of Head Start program (b. 1917)
  59. 2005 - M. Scott Peck, American psychiatrist and writer (b. 1936)
  60. 2005 - Friedrich Peter, Austrian politician (b. 1921)
  61. 2006 - Jeff Cooper renowned firearms expert (b. 1920)
  62. 2006 - John M. Ford, American science fiction author and poet (b. 1957)