Famous Last Words (90 Pics)

Brittany Murphy

Frank Sinatra

Kurt Cobain

Cobain was quoting Neil Young lyrics when he wrote this line in his suicide note.

James Dean

Words said before dying in a car accident.

Keith Moon

He asked his girlfriend to cook him breakfast, but she complained and that made him angry. He died approximately six hours later.

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth

Dimebag Darrell

Said while playing with Damageplan at a club minutes before he was shot and killed onstage.

Pablo Picasso

Roger Ebert

Final paragraph of his last public blog post, written two days before his passing

Bob Marley

Humphrey Bogart

J.M. Barrie,

Author of Peter Pan.

Ludwig van Beethoven

Benjamin Franklin

As he lay dying, his daughter suggested that if he lay on his side, he could breathe easier.

Charlie Chaplin

Chaplin said this after a priest was reading him his last rites and said "may the lord have mercy on your soul".

John Dillinger

Infamous American bank robber

Captain Edward Smith

While the Titanic was sinking, Steward Edward Brown saw the captain approach with a megaphone in his hand. He heard him say "Well boys, do your best for the women and children, and look out for yourselves.” He saw the Captain walk onto the bridge alone just seconds before the ship took took its final plunge.

George Harrison

Groucho Marx

Hans Christian Andersen

Danish author of The Ugly Duckling, The Little Mermaid, The Emperor's New Clothes, The Snow Queen, and The Princess and the Pea.

Christopher Hitchens

Ernest Hemingway

Spoken to his wife before committing suicide.

Marie Antoinette

As she approached the guillotine, convicted of treason and about to be beheaded, she accidentally stepped on the foot of her executioner.


Graham Chapman

Said to his adopted son who had just arrived at the hospital.

Leonard Nimoy

Final public words, sent in the form of a tweet.

Ultimate Warrior

Spoken on the April 7, 2014 edition of WWE Monday Night Raw, addressing the live audience in what would be his final live appearance. The next day, he would die of a heart attack. Although these are not technically his last words, they are the last words the public heard him say.

Adam Goldstein (aka "DJ AM")

He was found dead in his apartment three days later on 28 August 2009 after friends called police when they were unable to contact him for several days. While it is not known to be his last words, this was his last contact with friends and family.

"Classy" Freddie Blassie

In a guest appearance on WWE RAW, a wheelchair-bound Blassie, after being threatened, summoned wrestler D-Von Dudley to set up a table for a match against 3 Minute Warning. It was Blassie's final public appearance before dying three weeks later.

Winston Churchill

Said before slipping into a coma and dying nine days later.

Carmen Ellis

Said to Jose Cruz, her mother's boyfriend who was sentenced to 75 years in prison for killing her.

James Brown

Eric Garner

David A. Johnston

Last radio transmission before being killed in the May 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.

Bill Hicks

Hicks didn't die until 11 days later, but he quit speaking after saying this.

Bill Hicks

Hicks didn't die until 11 days later, but he quit speaking after saying this.

Anton Chekhov

Olavo Bilac

Chess Grandmaster Bobby Fischer

Joe DiMaggio

Talking about his former wife, Marilyn Monroe

Edward Abbey

His response as to whether he had any last words. (The epitaph on his memorial stone also reads "No Comment".)

Errol Flynn

Marvin Gaye

Moments later, Gaye was fatally shot by his father, Marvin Gaye, Sr.

Heavy D

Final tweet sent by the rapper before collapsing outside his Beverly Hills home in 2011.

Jack Daniel

Jackie Wilson

On September 29, 1975, he was singing his hit song "Lonely Teardrops" when he suffered a massive heart attack on stage at the Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, NJ. The lack of oxygen to his brain left him comatose for the remainder of his life. He died nine years later on 21 January 21, 1984.

Jane Austen

In response to her sister Cassandra who had asked her if she wanted anything.

Jim Henson

Joan Crawford

This comment was directed towards her housekeeper who began to pray aloud.

John Carradine

He died from multiple organ failure at Fatebenefratelli Hospital in Milan, Italy at age 82. Hours before he died, he climbed the 328 steep steps of Milan's Gothic cathedral, the Duomo.

John Jacob Astor IV

Astor and his wife were traveling on the Titanic when it struck an iceberg and began to sink. As Astor prepared to enter a lifeboat with his wife, a group of female passengers appeared on deck. He gave up his seat and spoke his final words to his wife; he was later found floating in the ocean, dead.

John Wayne Gacy

Gacy's last words before being executed by lethal injection. The "rest" refers to the bodies of his other victims.

Josephine Baker

Alfred Jarry

Lewis Carroll

Salvador Dalí

Sam Cooke

Said after being shot to death at the Hacienda Motel (now the Star motel).

Truman Capote

'Buddy' was Capote's aunt's nickname for him.

Kevin Cosgrove

Heard in a 911 call to police during the September 11th attacks, from Cosgrove's office inside the South Tower of the World Trade Center. Cosgrove uttered these final words as the tower collapsed.

Aaron Burr

Burr was an atheist. His last words were a response to the efforts of his friend, Reverend P.J. Van Pelt, to get Burr to state that there was a God.

Diana, Princess of Wales

John Belushi

Steve Jobs

Todd Beamer

Passenger on United Flight 93, September 11, 2001. These are his last recorded words, coming at the end of a cell phone call before Beamer and others attempted to storm the airliner's cockpit to retake it from hijackers who were part of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The plane crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Michael Landon

His family gathered around his bed, and his son said it was time to move on. Landon said, “You’re right. It’s time. I love you all.”

Thomas Hobbes

Alfred Hitchcock

Chris Farley

Said to a prostitute as she left his hotel room following a weekend-long drug and sex binge. When she turned around, Chris Farley had collapsed.

Leonardo da Vinci

Hunter S. Thompson

Said on a suicide note written four days before his death. He was 67 when he took his own life.

Del Close

Jessica Dubroff

Seven-year-old pilot speaking to her mother by telephone as the engines revved for takeoff, she (and her flight instructor) crashed minutes later in rough weather, April 11, 1996.

Edgar Allan Poe

Elvis Presley

Those were his last words to fiancée Ginger Alden. She had told him, when he was on the way to the bathroom, "Don't fall asleep in there."

Charles Dickens

He suffered a stroke on a walk near his home, and asked to be laid down on the ground.

Gary Coleman

Virginia Woolf

This was the last sentence in her suicide note to her husband.

Sam Kinison

Jimi Hendrix

Said in a poem found next to him on his deathbed. This was the final sentence in the poem.

John Wilkes Booth

Frida Kahlo

Karl Marx

His response when asked by his housekeeper what his last words were.

David Burke

Burke replied to the captain of Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771, who inquired what "the problem" was after Burke fired a gun in the cabin of the plane. Burke shot the pilots and himself, deliberately crashing the flight.

Lucy Stone

American abolitionist, feminist, activist


Terry Pratchett

R. D. Laing

He suffered a fatal heart attack in public, and as people gathered round the spot someone said 'Get a doctor.'

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

He died at age 71 in his garden. He turned to his wife and said, “You are wonderful,” then clutched his chest and died.

T.S. Eliot

He was only able to whisper one word as he died: “Valerie,” the name of his wife

Vince Lombardi

As he died, Lombardi turned to his wife Marie and said, “Happy anniversary. I love you.”
Famous Last Words (90 Pics) Famous Last Words (90 Pics) Reviewed by Your Destination on March 27, 2018 Rating: 5

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