The Most Famous Words Ever Told From Historical Figures Across the World

People have always been fascinated by the last words of others, and here are some of the most famous last words in history, curated by the Onswish review team.

1.“A dying man can do nothing easily.” ~ Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) Founding father, author, scientist, inventor and statesman.

2.“I need no doctor. I can overcome my own troubles.” ~ Andrew Johnson (1808 – 1875) 17th U.S. President.

3.“Wait a second.” ~ Jeanne Antoinette de Pompadour (1721 – 1764) Member of the French court and mistress of Louis XV.

4.“Pardon me, Sir, I did not do it on purpose.” ~ Queen Marie Antoinette after she accidentally stepped on the foot of her executioner as she went to the guillotine.

5.“No, you certainly can’t.” ~ John F. Kennedy (1917 – 1963) 35th US President.

6.“I’m Finished,I don’t even trust myself…” ~ Joseph Stalin

7.“France , armée, tête d’armée, Joséphine” This translates to France, Army, Head of the Army, Joséphine. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

8.Rome’s first Emperor, Caesar’s adopted heir, Augustus’s last words were: “I found Rome in clay, I left it in marble.”

9.Winston Churchill:“I’m bored with it all.”

10.Alexander the Great’s last words were said to be “To the strongest.”

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