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

  1. 1744 - Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (b. 1701)
  2. 1770 - Jean-Antoine Nollet, French abbot and physicist (b. 1700)
  3. 1800 - William Cowper, English poet (b. 1731)
  4. 1843 - Edward Drummond, British civil servant
  5. 1878 - Anna Sewell, English author (b. 1820)
  6. 1944 - Tony Mullane, Major League Baseball player (b. 1859)
  7. 1972 - George Sanders, British actor (b. 1906)
  8. 1976 - Carol Reed, British film producer and director (b. 1906)
  9. 1982 - John Cardinal Cody, American cardinal (b. 1907)
  10. 1990 - Dexter Gordon, American saxophonist (b. 1923)
  11. 1995 - Art Fleming, American game show host (b. 1925)
  12. 1995 - Ginger Rogers, American actress and dancer (b. 1911)
  13. 2000 - David Merrick, American theatrical producer (b. 1911)
  14. 2001 - Michele Alboreto, Italian race car driver (b. 1956)
  15. 2002 - Indra Devi, yoga teacher (b. 1899)
  16. 2002 - Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, rapper (b. 1971)
  17. 2005 - Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk (b. 1908)
  18. 2006 - Jane Jacobs, American-born Canadian urbanist