Last Photos Of Famous People In History

Here are the last photos of some historical figures and famous people in history

The last photograph taken of Tesla before his death, 1943

last photos of famous people

John Lennon signing a copy of Double Fantasy for Mark Chapman – his murderer, 1980

last photos of famous people

Allegedly the last picture of Adolf Hitler before he committed suicide on April 30, 1945. Hitler (right) and his adjutant Julius Schaub looking at the ruins of the Reich chancellery, April 28, 1945.

last photos of famous people

This photo of Jimi Hendrix with his favourite guitar ‘Black Betty’ was taken on September 17th, 1970, by his girlfriend Monika Danneman in the garden behind her apartment. Hendrix died the next day from a barbiturate-related asphyxia in London.

last photos of famous people

James Dean was photographed at a gas station in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles with his silver Porsche 550 Spyder just hours before his fatal crash on September 30, 1955.

last photos of famous people

This photo of Anne Frank and her sister Margot was taken in 1942, and is one of the last images of her alive. Frank died in March 1945 in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp after her and her family were discovered and arrested on August 4th, 1944.

Anne Frank

Marilyn Monroe with jazz pianist Buddy Greco in August 1962, the last weekend she was alive. Monroe was found dead in her Brentwood Los Angeles home by her psychiatrist on August 5, 1962

Marilyn Monroe

Vladimir Lenin’s last photo. He had had three strokes at this point and was completely mute, 1923

Vladimir Lenin

This photo of Christopher McCandless was found in his undeveloped camera, having ventured into the Alaskan wilderness in solitude. He died of starvation in August 1992, after he had set out along an old mining road known as the Stampede Trail with minimal supplies, hoping to live simply off the land.

Christopher McCandless

Martin Luther King Jr. stands with fellow civil rights leaders on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., on April 3, 1968 — one day before he was assassinated while standing in approximately the same place. From left are Hosea Williams, Jesse Jackson, King and Ralph Abernathy.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Last public appearance of Chinese leader Mao Zedong, 1976

Mao Zedong

The last known photograph of Tsar Nicholas II, seen with his wife Alexandra, c. August 1917

Tsar Nicholas II