16 Fascinating Last Photos Of Famous People

In November 1993, about five months before Cobain died, Jesse Frohman, who has photographed countless celebrities and artists, was commissioned by Sunday Observer magazine of London to shoot Nirvana.

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Last Photo

Hoffman looked almost wistful as he posed at the Sundance Festival for what would prove to be his final portrait

Philip Seymour Hoffman didn’t look like the picture of health during his last public appearance – and he looked drawn and despondent while posing for what would prove to be his final ever portrait shots.  (Source)

Steve Jobs’ Last Photo

Steve Jobs, who once memorably described death as “very likely the single best invention of life”, departed this world with a lingering look at his family and the simple, if mysterious, observation: “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.” (Source)

Amelia Earhart’s Last Photo

Aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart in the final moments before her fateful flight in 1937.(Source)

John Lennon’s Last Photo

The last know photo of John Lennon above was taken by Lennon fan Paul Goresh of Lennon signing the autograph for Chapman. (Source)

Freddie Mercury’s Last Photo

Taken in 1991, before dying of bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS. (Source)

Vladimir Lenin’s Last Photo

Taken in Gorki after May 15th, 1923. He had had three strokes at this point and was completely mute. (Source)

Steve Irwin’s Last Photo

He’s posing with marine biologist Chris Jones on his boat, Croc 1, just two days before his death in 2006. (Source)

Elvis Presley’ s Last Photo

Elvis pulling into Graceland with girlfriend Ginger Alden August 16, 1977 after a visit with a dentist. The King had been suffering from health problems, but was set to start touring again, with a flight scheduled for that evening. Sadly he never made it. (Source)

Abraham Lincoln’s Last Photo

Abraham Lincoln’s last known photograph are varied. A few years ago, news circulated that a photo found in General Ulysses S. Grant’s family album, showing the 16th United States President in front of the White House, may have been the last snapshot taken before his assassination in 1865.  (Source)

Mark Twain’s Last Photo

Mark Twain's Last Photo

“I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”  Taken in April 1910. (Source)

Albert Einstein’s Last Photo

Sometime in March 1955, theoretical physicist Albert Einstein was photographed in what seemed to be his home in Princeton, New Jersey. It was the last known photograph ever taken of the brilliant man whose name became synonymous to the word “genius.” (Source)

Marilyn Monroe’s Last Photo

Final days: In a never-before-seen photograph, a young Buddy Greco poses with Marilyn Monroe, as Frank Sinatra looks on, at the notorious Mafia haunt, Cal-Neva Lodge

On Sunday, August 5, 1962, the body of Marilyn Monroe was found naked and face-down on her bed at her home on Fifth Helena Drive, at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in Brentwood, California. She was 36 years old. (Source)

Jim Morrison’s last photo

Jim Morrison outside his door with some friends in the small village of Saint-Leud’Esserent.  Five days later he was found dead. (Source)

James Dean’s Last Photo

Icon: This photo of Dean taken at a petrol station with his Porsche is widely believed to be the last one taken of him before his death

One of the final pictures of Hollywood legend James Dean taken hours before his death in beloved Porsche Spyder.(Source)

Jimi Hendrix’s Last Photo

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On September 18, 1970, the American musician Jimi Hendrix died in London, aged 27 years. One of the most influential guitarists of the 1960s, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame describes him as “arguably the greatest instrumentalist in the history of rock music.”(Source)

Robert F. Kennedy’s Last Photo

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“I thought they’d get one of us, but Jack, after all he’s been through, never worried about it. I thought it would be me”  June 4th, 1968. (Source)

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