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Famous Last Words
Published on 9/28/2006
Some of the best, funniest and most famous last words of all time:
Francisco ("Pancho") Villa
"Black Jack" Ketchum, notorious train robber
Voltaire (attributed), when asked by a priest to renounce Satan
Terry Kath, rock musician in the band Chicago Transit Authority as he put the gun he was cleaning to his head and pulled the trigger.
Robert F. Kennedy, to his wife directly after he was shot and seconds before he fell into a coma.
Karl Marx, asked by his housekeeper what his last words were
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who died of a massive cerebral hemorrhage
Marco Polo, Venetian traveller and writer
Joan Crawford. This comment was directed towards her housekeeper who began to pray aloud.
Edgar Allan Poe
Del Close, improvisor, teacher and comedian, died 1999
Grover Cleveland, US President, died 1908
Kurt Cobain (in his suicide note), Lead singer for American grunge band Nirvana, referencing a song by Neil Young.
30-year-old anchorwoman Christine Chubbuck, who, on July 15, 1974, during technical difficulties during a broadcast, said these words on-air before producing a revolver and shooting herself in the head. She was pronounced dead in hospital fourteen hours later.
General William Erskine, after he jumped from a window in Lisbon, Portugal in 1813.
Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minister, to his security staff minutes before being killed by a suicide bomber attack.
Crawford Goldsby, aka Cherokee Bill, when asked if he had anything to say before he was hanged.
Christopher Grace, an actor who killed himself during a matinee performance of Greece
Aldous Huxley To his wife. She obliged and he was injected twice before his death.
Pope John Paul II
Winston Churchill, before slipping into a coma and dying nine days later.
Fernando Pessoa, Portuguese poet
George Sanders, Actor
General John Sedgwick, Union Commander in the U.S. Civil War, who was hit by sniper fire a few minutes after saying it
George Bernard Shaw
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