HISTORICAL HUMOR

Unrecorded Famous Last Words

“O Captain! my Captain! You’re standing on my oxygen tube.”

R.D. Zaharako
The Haven
Published in
3 min readNov 30, 2021

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The Death of Chatterton by Henry Wallis via Wikicommons

Karl Marx’s famous last words were, “Last words are for fools who haven’t said enough.” But these famous fools’ dying words were lost to history… until now.

Molière
“Art imitates life. Irony imitates death.”

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R.D. Zaharako
The Haven

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