Some Famous Last Words From Historical Figures

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It's difficult to know if many of the stories around the last words of famous people are entirely accurate, but many have acquired legendary status. The actress Joan Crawford allegedly yelled at a small group who was praying around her on her deathbed, "Damn it! Don't you dare ask God to help me!" According to Steve Jobs' sister Mona, the last words of the iconic man behind Apple were, "Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow." Others were more like a single last word. The alleged last word of Italian artist Raphael was just, "Happy."

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