Last words of activist Malcolm X (1925-1965) before he was assassinated during a speech in Harlem.
Last words of art collector Peggy Guggenheim (1898-1979): "These nurses don't have any idea what's wrong with me. They haven't a clue."
Last words of Cochise (c. 1805–1874), leader of the Chokonen band of the Chiricahua Apache. Cochise led an uprising against the United States government beginning in 1861 and ending with a peace treaty in 1872.
Last words of the father of manga and creator of Astro Boy, Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫, Tezuka Osamu, 1928-1989).
Last words of Louis XIV (1638-1715), who became king of France at the age of 5. Various last words are reported for Louis XIV, including, "Remember that kings die like other men."
Last words of Sigmund Freud (1856-1939), Austrian founder of psychoanalysis who died from a lethal dose of morphine.
Last words of American rapper Tupac Shakur (1971-1996), whose murder remains unsolved.
Franz Kafka (1883-1924) spoke these words to his friend and biographer Max Brod, asking him to burn his manuscripts. After his death, Brod published Kafka's works without his permission.
Last words of first Premier of the People’s Republic of China 周恩来 (Zhou Enlai, 1898-1976), spoken to his wife.
Last words of writer and activist James Baldwin (1924-1987).