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The Last Words of Military and Revolutionary Leaders

Even death couldn’t stop them

Reuben Salsa
Dec 13, 2020 · 3 min read
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“Although I am a woman and young, I have more than enough courage to suffer this death and a thousand more!”

Sanada Yukimura aka Sanada Nobushige

“I am Sanada Nobushige, no doubt an adversary quite worthy of you, but I am exhausted and can fight no longer. Go on, take my head as your trophy.”

Union General John Sedgwick

“Why are you dodging like this? They couldn’t hit an elephant at this distance.”

Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales

I would say ‘somewhat,’ but I cannot utter it.

Henri de La Tour d’Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne

“I did not mean to be killed today.”

Jan Žižka

“Make my skin into drumheads for the Bohemian cause.”

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