Knowing the last words that someone spoke can sometimes throw light on their character or on the circumstances in which they died. You can't help but feel that some of the last words of the famous people on this list encapsulate their personas.


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#2 Jimi Hendrix Wrote This In A Poem Found Next To Him On His Deathbed. This Was The Final Sentence In The Poem

Jimi Hendrix Wrote This In A Poem Found Next To Him On His Deathbed. This Was The Final Sentence In The Poem

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CupcakeQueen 7 months ago

Don't really understand this, but kinda cool for somebody's last words!

#3 Bob Marley

Bob Marley

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YashodaJordan 1 year ago

Hè got that right

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#4 Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci

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Kokujô-KingHamza 1 year ago

Epicness Overload !!

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#5 Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

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Yolanda Saavedra 6 months ago

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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frida_Kahlo she had relationship with both women and men read her bio

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#6 Ludwig Van Beethoven

Ludwig Van Beethoven

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ViolaLoderer 1 year ago

according to wikipedia that's not even remotely true. He supposedly said something like "too bad, too bad, it's too late" - cause he couldnt drink the last wine delivery anymore.

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#7 Charlie Chaplin Said This After A Priest Reading Him His Last Rites Said "May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul"

Charlie Chaplin Said This After A Priest Reading Him His Last Rites Said "May The Lord Have Mercy On Your Soul"

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CupcakeQueen 7 months ago

Oh, this one's the best!!

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#8 Leonard Nimoy's Final Public Words, Sent In The Form Of A Tweet

Leonard Nimoy's Final Public Words, Sent In The Form Of A Tweet

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RJazz909 1 year ago

*Cry* "Live long and prosper, Mr. Spock." *Bawls eyes out*

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#9 Karl Marx's Response When Asked By His Housekeeper What His Last Words Were

Karl Marx's Response When Asked By His Housekeeper What His Last Words Were

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SamLibert 1 year ago

Ironically, some pretty good last words.

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#10 Jack Daniel

Jack Daniel

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SusannaVesna 1 year ago

No surprises there! Thank you for what you have created!

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#11 T.S. Eliot Was Only Able To Whisper One Word As He Died: “Valerie,” The Name Of His Wife

T.S. Eliot Was Only Able To Whisper One Word As He Died: “Valerie,” The Name Of His Wife

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Baked_Potato 1 year ago

I got tears in my eyes as I read this. Valerie. Heart wrenching.

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#12 Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

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iamme 1 year ago

epic

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#13 Joe Dimaggio Talking About His Former Wife, Marilyn Monroe

Joe Dimaggio Talking About His Former Wife, Marilyn Monroe

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doodle0401 8 months ago

Soooooo sweeeeeet!!!

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#14 Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

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MilicaSvetlinka 8 months ago

i hope someone got him his clock

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#15 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Died At Age 71 In His Garden. He Turned To His Wife And Said, “You Are Wonderful,” Then Clutched His Chest And Died

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Died At Age 71 In His Garden. He Turned To His Wife And Said, “You Are Wonderful,” Then Clutched His Chest And Died

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PandaBear 1 year ago

he will always be the number one. bless his soul. I love him

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#16 George Harrison

George Harrison

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AnnRos'a 1 year ago

3 great words from a great man.

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#17 Thomas Hobbes

Thomas Hobbes

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CupcakeQueen 7 months ago

He took death lightly...

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#18 Mozart

Mozart

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MelodyLanzatella 1 year ago

THAT is incredible!

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#19 Ernest Hemingway Said This To His Wife Before Committing Suicide

Ernest Hemingway Said This To His Wife Before Committing Suicide

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MilicaSvetlinka 8 months ago

those who commit suicide are both very brave and cowards....can you imagine being so afraid of life and what it brings,but being brave enough to pain your body for you to travell to unknown...suicide is a paradox

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#20 R. D. Laing Suffered A Fatal Heart Attack In Public, And As People Gathered Around The Spot, Someone Said "Get A Doctor"

R. D. Laing Suffered A Fatal Heart Attack In Public, And As People Gathered Around The Spot, Someone Said "Get A Doctor"

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doodle0401 8 months ago

Awesome!!

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#22 Olavo Bilac

Olavo Bilac

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CupcakeQueen 7 months ago

How did he die? Apparently he didn't know he was dying!

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