The following is a list of notable world figures who died on March 30th.

  1. 1486 - Thomas Bourchier, Archbishop of Canterbury
  2. 1526 - Konrad Mutian, German humanist (b. 1471)
  3. 1540 - Matthäus Lang von Wellenburg, German statesman and Archbishop of Salzburg (b. 1469)
  4. 1559 - Adam Ries, German mathematician (b. 1492)
  5. 1587 - Ralph Sadler, English statesman (b. 1507)
  6. 1662 - François le Métel de Boisrobert, French poet (b. 1592)
  7. 1707 - Vauban, French architect (b. 1633)
  8. 1764 - Pietro Locatelli, Italian composer (b. 1695)
  9. 1783 - William Hunter, Scottish anatomist (b. 1718)
  10. 1804 - Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, Marshal of France (b. 1718)
  11. 1840 - Beau Brummell, English celebrity and dandy (b. 1778)
  12. 1842 - Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, French painter (b. 1755)
  13. 1879 - Thomas Couture, French painter and teacher (b. 1815)
  14. 1912 - Karl May, German author (b. 1842)
  15. 1936 - Conchita Supervía, Spanish oper singer (b. 1895)
  16. 1943 - Jan Bytnar, Polish activist
  17. 1943 - Maciej Aleksy Dawidowski, Polish activist (b. 1920)
  18. 1949 - Friedrich Bergius, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1884)
  19. 1950 - Léon Blum, French prime minister (b. 1872)
  20. 1959 - Daniil Andreev, Russian writer and mystic (b. 1906)
  21. 1965 - Philip Showalter Hench, American physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)
  22. 1966 - Maxfield Parrish, American artist (b. 1870)
  23. 1967 - Jean Toomer, American writer (b. 1894)
  24. 1968 - Bobby Driscoll, American actor (b. 1937)
  25. 1970 - Heinrich Brüning, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1885)
  26. 1972 - Gabriel Heatter, American radio commentator (b. 1890)
  27. 1977 - Abdel Halim Hafez, Egyptian singer and actor (b. 1929).
  28. 1981 - DeWitt Wallace, American publisher (b. 1889)
  29. 1984 - Karl Rahner, German theologian (b. 1904)
  30. 1985 - Harold Peary, American actor and singer (heart attack) (b. 1908)
  31. 1986 - James Cagney, American actor (b. 1899
  32. 1999 - Gary Morton, American film and television producer (b. 1924)
  33. 2002 - Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Queen Mother of the United Kingdom (b. 1900)
  34. 2003 - Michael Jeter, American actor (b. 1952)
  35. 2003 - Valentin Pavlov, Prime Minister of the Soviet Union (b. 1937)
  36. 2004 - Alistair Cooke, English-born journalist (b. 1908)
  37. 2004 - Hubert Gregg, British broadcaster (b. 1914)
  38. 2004 - Michael King, New Zealand historian (b. 1945)
  39. 2004 - Timi Yuro, American singer (b. 1940)
  40. 2005 - Robert Creeley, American poet (b. 1926)
  41. 2005 - Milton Green, American athlete (b. 1913)
  42. 2005 - Fred Korematsu, American civil rights activist (b. 1919)
  43. 2005 - O. V. Vijayan, Indian author and cartoonist (b. 1930)
  44. 2005 - Derrick Plourde, American drummer (b. 1971)
  45. 2006 - Red Hickey, American football coach (b. 1917)
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