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Augustus, first emperor of Rome

Augustus, first emperor of Rome
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Last words: “I found Rome of clay; I leave it to you of marble.”

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Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance icon

Leonardo da Vinci, Renaissance icon
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Last words: “I have offended God and mankind because my work did not reach the quality it should have.”

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Marie Antoinette, last Queen of France

Marie Antoinette, last Queen of France
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Last words: “Pardonnez-moi, monsieur. Je ne l’ai pas fait exprès.” (“Pardon me, sir. I did not do it on purpose,” said Antoinette to her executioner after accidentally stepping on his foot. She was beheaded shortly after.)

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Jane Austen, novelist

Jane Austen, novelist
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Last words: “I want nothing but death.”

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Napoleon Bonaparte, military leader

Napoleon Bonaparte, military leader
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Last words: “France, the army, the head of the army, Josephine.”

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Ludwig van Beethoven, composer and pianist

Ludwig van Beethoven, composer and pianist
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Last words: “Friends, applaud. The comedy is over.”

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Vincent van Gogh, post-impressionist painter

Vincent van Gogh, post-impressionist painter
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Last words: “The sadness will last forever.”

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Thomas Edison, inventor and businessman

Thomas Edison, inventor and businessman
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Last words: “It is very beautiful out there.” (Said to his wife.)

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Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer

Amelia Earhart, aviation pioneer
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Last words: “Gas is running low. We are on the line 157-337. We will repeat this message. We will repeat this on 6210 kilocycles. Wait.”

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Frida Kahlo, painter

Frida Kahlo, painter
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Last words: “I hope the exit is joyful and hope never to come back.”

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