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

  1. 296 - Pope Caius
  2. 455 - Petronius Maximus, Roman Emperor
  3. 536 - Pope Agapetus I
  4. 1592 - Bartolomeo Ammanati, Italian architect (b. 1511)
  5. 1672 - Georg Stiernhielm, Swedish poet (b. 1598)
  6. 1699 - Hans Erasmus Aßmann, Freiherr von Abschatz, German statesman (b. 1646)
  7. 1758 - Antoine de Jussieu, French naturalist (b. 1686)
  8. 1778 - James Hargreaves, English inventor (b. 1720)
  9. 1806 - Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, French admiral (stabbed) (b. 1763)
  10. 1833 - Richard Trevithick, English inventor (b. 1771)
  11. 1839 - Denis Davydov, Russian general and poet (b. 1784)
  12. 1892 - Edouard Lalo, French composer (b. 1823)
  13. 1896 - Thomas Meik, British civil engineer (b. 1812)
  14. 1908 - Henry Campbell-Bannerman, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1836)
  15. 1925 - André Caplet, French composer (b. 1878)
  16. 1930 - Jeppe Aakjaer, Danish poet (b. 1866)
  17. 1945 - Käthe Kollwitz, German artist (b. 1867)
  18. 1945 - Wilhelm Cauer, German mathematician (b. 1900)
  19. 1946 - Harlan F. Stone, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court (b. 1872)
  20. 1951 - Horace Donisthorpe, British entomologist (b. 1870)
  21. 1968 - Stephen H. Sholes, American recording executive (b. 1911)
  22. 1978 - Will Geer, American actor (b. 1902)
  23. 1980 - Jane Froman, American actor (b. 1907)
  24. 1980 - Fritz Strassmann, German physicist (b. 1902)
  25. 1983 - Earl "Fatha" Hines, British jazz pianist (b. 1903)
  26. 1983 - John Louis Evans, convicted murderer (executed) (b. 1950)
  27. 1984 - Ansel Adams, American photographer (b. 1902)
  28. 1985 - Paul H. Emmett, American chemical engineer (b. 1900)
  29. 1986 - Mircea Eliade, Romanian writer (b. 1907)
  30. 1994 - Richard Nixon, President of the United States (b. 1913)
  31. 1995 - Maggie Kuhn, American activist (b. 1905)
  32. 1996 - Erma Bombeck, American humorist (b. 1927)
  33. 2002 - Linda Lovelace, American adult actress (b. 1949)
  34. 2003 - Martha Griffiths, U.S. Congresswoman (b. 1912)
  35. 2003 - Michael Larrabee, American athlete (b. 1933)
  36. 2004 - Pat Tillman, American football player and U.S. Army Ranger (killed in action) (b. 1976)
  37. 2004 - Jason L. Dunham, American Medal of Honor winner (b. 1981)
  38. 2005 - Philip Morrison, American physicist (b. 1915)
  39. 2005 - Erika Fuchs, German translator (b. 1906)
  40. 2005 - Norman Bird, UK character actor (b. 1920)
  41. 2006 - Alida Valli, Italian actress (b. 1921)