The following is a list of notable world figures who died on September 29th.

  1. 48 BC - Pompey the Great, consul of Rome (b. 106 BC)
  2. 1364 - Charles, Duke of Brittany
  3. 1560 - King Gustav I of Sweden (b. 1496)
  4. 1637 - Lorenzo Ruiz, Filipino saint
  5. 1642 - René Goupil, French Catholic missionary, one of Canadian Martyrs (b. 1608)
  6. 1703 - Charles de Saint-Évremond, French soldier (b. 1610)
  7. 1800 - Michael Denis, Austrian poet (b. 1729)
  8. 1804 - Michael Hillegas, first Treasurer of the United States (b. 1728)
  9. 1833 - King Ferdinand VII of Spain (b. 1784)
  10. 1887 - Bernhard von Langenbeck, German surgeon (b. 1810)
  11. 1889 - Louis Faidherbe, French general (b. 1818)
  12. 1900 - Samuel Fenton Cary, congressman, prohibitionist (b. 1814)
  13. 1902 - William Topaz McGonagall, British poet (b. 1825)
  14. 1902 - Émile Zola, French writer (b. 1840)
  15. 1908 - Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Brazilian writer (b. 1839)
  16. 1925 - Léon Bourgeois, French statesman, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1851)
  17. 1927 - Willem Einthoven, Dutch inventor, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1860)
  18. 1930 - Ilya Yefimovich Repin, Russian painter (b. 1844)
  19. 1937 - Ray Ewry, American athlete (b. 1873)
  20. 1967 - Carson McCullers, American author (b. 1917) (
  21. 1970 - Edward Everett Horton, American actor (b. 1886)
  22. 1973 - W. H. Auden, English poet (b. 1907)
  23. 1975 - Casey Stengel, baseball player and manager (b. 1890)
  24. 1981 - Bill Shankly, Scottish football manager (b. 1913)
  25. 1982 - Monty Stratton, baseball player (b. 1912)
  26. 1987 - Henry Ford II, president of Ford Motor Company (b. 1917)
  27. 1988 - Charles Addams, American cartoonist (b. 1912)
  28. 1994 - Cheb Hasni, Algerian singer (b. 1968)
  29. 1997 - Roy Lichtenstein, American artist (b. 1923)
  30. 1998 - Tom Bradley, Mayor of Los Angeles, California (b. 1917)
  31. 1998 - Jared High, bully victim, committed suicide at age of 13.
  32. 2001 - Nguy?n Van Thi?u, President of South Vietnam (b. 1923)
  33. 2004 - Richard Sainct, French motorcycle rally rider (b. 1970)
  34. 2005 - Austin Leslie, American chef, the "Godfather of Fried Chicken" (b. 1934)
  35. 2006 - Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer (b. 1976)
  36. 2006 - Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic (b. 1926)