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

  1. 1459 - Gian Francesco Poggio Bracciolini, Italian humanist (b. 1380)
  2. 1522 - Jean Mouton, French composer
  3. 1553 - Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (b. 1489)
  4. 1602 - Jean-Jacques Boissard, French poet (b. 1528)
  5. 1611 - King Charles IX of Sweden (b. 1550)
  6. 1626 - Willebrord Snell, Dutch astronomer and mathematician (b. 1580)
  7. 1632 - Henri II de Montmorency, French naval officer and Governor of Languedoc (b. 1595)
  8. 1654 - Emperor Go-Komyo of Japan (b. 1633)
  9. 1680 - Antoinette Bourignon, Flemish mystic (b. 1616)
  10. 1685 - Michel le Tellier, French statesman (b. 1603)
  11. 1809 - William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1738)
  12. 1816 - Frederick I of Württemberg (b. 1754)
  13. 1842 - Allan Cunningham, Scottish poet and author (b. 1784)
  14. 1853 - Pietro Raimondi, Italian composer (b. 1786)
  15. 1883 - Robert Volkmann, German composer (b. 1815)
  16. 1893 - John Joseph Caldwell Abbott, third Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1821)
  17. 1894 - Honoré Mercier, politician, Premier of Quebec (b. 1840)
  18. 1899 - William Henry Webb, American industrialist and philanthropist (b. 1816)
  19. 1910 - Henry Dunant, Swiss founder of the Red Cross, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1828)
  20. 1912 - James S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States (b. 1855)
  21. 1915 - Charles Tupper, sixth Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1821)
  22. 1923 - Andrew Bonar Law, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1858)
  23. 1957 - Fred Beebe, baseball player (b. 1880)
  24. 1968 - Rose Wilder Lane, American journalist and author (b. 1886)
  25. 1968 - Ramón Novarro, Mexican actor (b. 1899)
  26. 1968 - Conrad Richter, American writer (b. 1890)
  27. 1969 - Pops Foster, American musician (b. 1892)
  28. 1975 - Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)
  29. 1978 - Edgar Bergen, American ventriloquist (b. 1903)
  30. 1979 - Barnes Wallis, British aeronautical engineer (b. 1887)
  31. 1979 - Donna Rachele Mussolini, Italian, wife of Benito Mussolini (b. 1890)
  32. 1985 - Kirby Grant, American actor (b. 1911)
  33. 1993 - Paul Grégoire, Archbishop of Montreal (b. 1911)
  34. 1997 - Samuel Fuller, American film director (b. 1912)
  35. 2000 - Steve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (b. 1921)
  36. 2002 - Jam Master Jay, American rapper and musician (Run DMC) (murdered) (b. 1965)
  37. 2002 - Juan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
  38. 2004 - Peggy Ryan, American actress (b. 1924)
  39. 2005 - Al Lopez, baseball player and manager (b. 1908)
  40. 2005 - Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader (b. 1942)
  41. 2006 - Junji Kinoshita, 92, Japanese playwright (b. 1914)
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