The Most Famous Last Words Ever Said Before Death


These well-known people have said the most famous last words before they died.  Some are interesting, others, inspirational.

#1 Marie Antoinette, Queen of France

“Pardon me, Sir, I did not do it on purpose.”

Queen Marie Antoinette was set to die at the guillotine during the peak of the French Revolution.  As she was on the scaffold, seconds before her death, she accidentally stepped on the foot of her executioner and she said these last words of pardon.

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France