The following is a list of notable world figures who died on March 29th.

  1. 1058 - Pope Stephen IX
  2. 1368 - Emperor Go-Murakami, Emperor of Japan (b. 1328)
  3. 1461 - Henry Percy, 3rd Earl of Northumberland, English politician (b. 1421)
  4. 1578 - Arthur Champernowne, English admiral (b. 1524)
  5. 1578 - Louis I, Cardinal of Guise, French cardinal (b. 1527)
  6. 1625 - Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas, Spanish historian (b. 1549)
  7. 1628 - Tobias Matthew, Archbishop of York (b. 1546)
  8. 1751 - Thomas Coram, English sea captain and philanthropist
  9. 1772 - Emanuel Swedenborg, Swedish philosopher and mathematician (b. 1688)
  10. 1788 - Charles Wesley, English Methodist hymnist (b. 1707)
  11. 1792 - King Gustav III of Sweden (shot) (b. 1746)
  12. 1800 - Marc René, marquis de Montalembert, French military engineer and writer (b. 1714)
  13. 1826 - Johann Heinrich Voß, German poet (b. 1751)
  14. 1855 - Henri Druey, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1799)
  15. 1873 - Francesco Zantedeschi, Italian physicist (b. 1797)
  16. 1888 - Charles-Valentin Alkan, French composer (b. 1813)
  17. 1906 - Slava Raskaj, Croatian painter (b. 1878)
  18. 1912 - Members of the Scott Expedition to the South Pole:
  19. Henry Robinson Bowers (b. 1883)
  20. Edgar Evans, Welsh naval officer (b. 1876)
  21. Lawrence Oates, English army officer (b. 1880)
  22. Sir Robert Falcon Scott, English explorer (b. 1868)
  23. Edward Adrian Wilson, English physician and naturalist (b. 1872)
  24. 1934 - Otto Hermann Kahn, German millionaire and benefactor (b. 1867)
  25. 1937 - Karol Szymanowski, Polish composer (b. 1882)
  26. 1957 - Joyce Cary, Irish author (b. 1888)
  27. 1959 - Barthelemy Boganda, first President of the Central African Republic (b. 1910)
  28. 1970 - Anna Louise Strong, American communist journalist
  29. 1971 - Dhirendranath Datta, Bangladeshi politician (b. 1886)
  30. 1972 - Lord J. Arthur Rank, movie theater owner (b. 1888)
  31. 1980 - Mantovani, Italian-born conductor and arranger (b. 1905)
  32. 1982 - Carl Orff, German composer (b. 1895)
  33. 1982 - Nathan Twining, USAF general (b. 1897)
  34. 1991 - Lee Atwater, American politicial consultant (b. 1951)
  35. 1992 - Paul Henreid, Austrian actor (b. 1908)
  36. 1994 - Eugène Ionesco, Romanian-born playwright (b. 1912)
  37. 1994 - Bill Travers, British actor (b. 1922)
  38. 1995 - Terry Moore, baseball player (b. 1912)
  39. 1996 - Frank Daniel, Czech-born writer, director, producer, teacher (b. 1926)
  40. 1999 - Joe Williams, American singer (b. 1918)
  41. 2001 - Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (b. 1899)
  42. 2001 - John Lewis, American jazz pianist (b. 1920)
  43. 2003 - Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (SARS) (b. 1956)
  44. 2005 - Johnnie Cochran, American lawyer (b. 1937)
  45. 2005 - Grant Johannesen, American pianist (b. 1921)
  46. 2005 - Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (b. 1968)
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