The following is a list of notable world figures who died on April 3rd.

  1. 33 - Jesus, central figure of Christianity (traditional dating) (b. 1 BC, traditionally)
  2. 963 - William III, Duke of Aquitaine (b. 915)
  3. 1287 - Pope Honorius IV
  4. 1350 - Eudes IV, Duke of Burgundy (b. 1295)
  5. 1606 - Charles Blount, 1st Earl of Devon, English politician (b. 1563)
  6. 1680 - Shivaji, founder of the Maratha Empire (b. 1630)
  7. 1682 - Bartolomé Estéban Murillo, Spanish painter (b. 1618)
  8. 1691 - Jean Petitot, Swiss enamel painter (b. 1608)
  9. 1695 - Melchior d'Hondecoeter, Dutch painter
  10. 1717 - Jacques Ozanam, French mathematician (b. 1640)
  11. 1728 - James Anderson, Scottish lawyer (b. 1662)
  12. 1792 - George Pocock, British admiral (b. 1706)
  13. 1792 - John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, English statesman (b. 1718)
  14. 1827 - Ernst Chladni, German physicist (b. 1856)
  15. 1849 - Juliusz Slowacki, Polish poet (b. 1809)
  16. 1868 - Franz Berwald, Swedish composer and inventor (b. 1796)
  17. 1882 - Jesse James, American outlaw (b. 1847)
  18. 1897 - Johannes Brahms, German composer (b. 1833)
  19. 1901 - Richard D'Oyly Carte, British impresario (b. 1844)
  20. 1931 - Andre Michelin, French tire manufacturer (b. 1853)
  21. 1932 - Wilhelm Ostwald, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1853)
  22. 1936 - Bruno Hauptmann, German killer of Charles Lindbergh III (b. 1899)
  23. 1950 - Kurt Weill, German composer (b. 1900)
  24. 1952 - Miina Sillanpää, Finnish politician, first female Finnish minister (b. 1866)
  25. 1965 - Ernst Kirchweger, Austrian communist and resistance fighter
  26. 1971 - Joseph Valachi, American gangster (b. 1904)
  27. 1972 - Ferde Grofé, American composer (b. 1882)
  28. 1982 - Warren Oates, American character actor (b. 1928)
  29. 1986 - Peter Pears, English tenor (b. 1910)
  30. 1987 - Tom Sestak, American football player (b. 1936)
  31. 1990 - Sarah Vaughan, American singer (b. 1924)
  32. 1991 - Graham Greene, English writer (b. 1904)
  33. 1991 - Charles Goren, American bridge player, writer, and columnist (b. 1901)
  34. 1993 - Pinky Lee, American children's television host (b. 1907)
  35. 1996 - Ron Brown, U.S. Secretary of Commerce (b. 1941)
  36. 1996 - Carl Stokes, Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio (b. 1927)
  37. 1998 - Rob Pilatus, American entertainer and criminal (Milli Vanilli) (b. 1965)
  38. 1998 - Mary Cartwright, English mathematician (b. 1900)
  39. 2000 - Terence McKenna, American writer and philosopher (b. 1946)
  40. 2002 - Frank Tovey (aka Fad Gadget), British singer and musician (b. 1956)
  41. 2005 - Tony Croatto, Italian-born singer (b. 1940)
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