Historical Figures Famous Last Words

Marie Antoinette 1 of 16

These famous people left their mark on history but you may not know their last words spoken before passing on. Some are poignant, some sad and some you have to read to believe!

Marie Antoinette was sentenced to death for treason and as she was walking to the guillotine she accidentally stepped on her executioner's foot. Her last words before her sentence was carried out were words of apology to him: "Pardon me, Sir, I did not do it on purpose."