The following is a list of notable world figures who died on September 7th.

  1. 355 - Claudius Silvanus, Roman usurper
  2. 1151 - Geoffrey of Anjou (b. 1113)
  3. 1312 - King Ferdinand IV of Castile (b. 1285)
  4. 1496 - King Ferdinand II of Naples (b. 1469)
  5. 1548 - Catherine Parr, final wife of Henry VIII of England (born c. 1512)
  6. 1552 - Guru Angad Dev, second Sikh Guru (b. 1504)
  7. 1559 - Robert Estienne, French printer (b. 1503)
  8. 1632 - Emperor Susenyos of Ethiopia
  9. 1644 - Guido Bentivoglio, Italian statesman (b. 1579)
  10. 1654 - Yom-Tov Lipmann Heller, Bohemian rabbi (b. 1579)
  11. 1655 - François Tristan l'Hermite, French dramatist (b. 1601)
  12. 1657 - Arvid Wittenberg, Swedish field marshal (b. 1606)
  13. 1719 - John Harris, English writer
  14. 1729 - William Burnet, British-born American statesman (b. 1688)
  15. 1777 - Tekle Haymanot I of Ethiopia
  16. 1799 - Louis Guillaume Lemonnier, French botanist (b. 1717)
  17. 1809 - Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke, King of Thailand (b. 1737)
  18. 1840 - Étienne-Jacques-Joseph-Alexandre MacDonald, French marshal (b. 1765)
  19. 1857 - William Lewis Herndon, American captain
  20. 1881 - Sidney Lanier, American writer (b. 1842)
  21. 1892 - John Greenleaf Whittier, American poet (b. 1807)
  22. 1920 - Simon-Napoléon Parent, politician, premier of the province of Quebec (b. 1855)
  23. 1921 - Alfred William Rich, watercolour painter (b. 1856)
  24. 1939 - Kyoka Izumi, Japanese novelist (b. 1873)
  25. 1943 - J. P. Morgan, Jr., American financier (b. 1867)
  26. 1951 - Maria Montez, Dominican actress (b. 1912)
  27. 1954 - Bud Fisher, American cartoonist, Mutt and Jeff (b. 1885)
  28. 1955 - Ham Fisher, American cartoonist, Joe Palooka (b. 1900)
  29. 1959 - Maurice Duplessis, Québec Prime Minister (b. 1890)
  30. 1962 - Eiji Yoshikawa, Japanese historical novelist (b. 1892)
  31. 1962 - Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian singer (b. 1895)
  32. 1962 - Isak Dinesen, Danish author (b. 1885)
  33. 1962 - Morris Louis, American abstract expressionist painter (b. 1912)
  34. 1969 - Everett Dirksen, American politican (b. 1896)
  35. 1971 - Spring Byington, American actress (b. 1886)
  36. 1976 - Daniel F. Galouye, American author (b. 1920)
  37. 1978 - Keith Moon, English drummer (The Who) (b. 1946)
  38. 1982 - Ken Boyer, American baseball player (b. 1931)
  39. 1984 - Joe Cronin, Major League Baseball player and manager (b. 1906)
  40. 1985 - Rodney Robert Porter, British biochemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
  41. 1991 - Edwin Mattison McMillan, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1907)
  42. 1994 - James Clavell, Australian-born American author (b. 1924)
  43. 1994 - Godfrey Quigley, British actor (b. 1923)
  44. 1994 - Terence Young, British film director (b. 1915)
  45. 1994 - Dennis Morgan, American actor (b. 1908)
  46. 1997 - Mobutu Sese Seko, dictator of Zaire (b. 1930)
  47. 1999 - Jim Keith, American conspiracy theorist (b. 1949)
  48. 2001 - Spede Pasanen, Finnish television personality (b. 1930)
  49. 2002 - Erma Franklin, American singer (b. 1938)
  50. 2002 - Katrin Cartlidge, British actress (b. 1961)
  51. 2003 - The Great Antonio, Canadian eccentric (b. 1925)
  52. 2003 - Warren Zevon, American musician (b. 1947)
  53. 2004 - Bob Boyd, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  54. 2005 - Hope Garber, Canadian actress (b. circa 1924)
  55. 2005 - Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (b. 1933)
  56. 2006 - Robert Earl Jones, American actor, father of James Earl Jones (b. 1910)