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For one reason or another, these famous people opted to end their lives by committing suicide and their famous last words were left in these suicide notes. Just as they were notable in life, these celebrities were notable in their deaths, which came as a shock to their adoring fans, family members and loved ones. These famous suicide notes have become as well known as some of the people they were written by.

Just like the last words spoken by criminals before their executions, these words will be the last thing remembered by these celebrities. Some spoke to their family members, such as grunge rocker Kurt Cobain and Mexican actress Lupe Velez, while others focused more on themselves, such as in the notes left by author Hunter S. Thompson and poet Sara Teasdale. Other suicide notes or famous last words said very little, such as the simple goodbye uttered by poet Hart Crane before he jumped to his (presumed) death.

What celebrities wrote suicide notes? Names of celebs who left suicide notes has many of the famous last words of famous people as written in their equally famous suicide notes. Whatever the case, these famous people left more questions than they did answers when they chose to take their own lives.
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  1. "I feel certain that I'm going mad again. I feel we can't go thru another of those terrible times. And I shan't recover this time. I begin to hear voices."

    Born: 1882
    Birthplace: Kensington, Europe, Greater London, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, United Kingdom + 4 more
    Nationality: England
    Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer
    Institution: King's College London
    Cause Of Death: Drowning, Suicide
    Place Of Death: River Ouse, Sussex, Europe, United Kingdom, Western Europe
    Date Of Death: 1941
    Virginia Woolf : see more

  2. "The act of taking my own life is not something I am doing without a lot of thought. I don't believe that people should take their own lives without deep and thoughtful reflection over a considerable period of time. I do believe strongly, however, that the right to do so is one of the most fundamental rights that anyone in a free society should have. For me much of the world makes no sense, but my feelings about what I am doing ring loud and clear to an inner ear and a place where there is no self, only calm. Love always, Wendy."

    Born: 1949
    Birthplace: Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, Webster, DVD Region 1 + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Musician, Actor, Singer
    Institution: Eastman School of Music
    Cause Of Death: Suicide
    Place Of Death: Tolland County, Northeast United States, New England, Connecticut, United States of America + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1998
    Wendy O. Williams : see more

  3. "The f*ture is just old age and illness and pain.... I must have peace and this is the only way."

    Born: 1889
    Birthplace: Europe, Worcestershire, United Kingdom, West Midlands, Dudley + 2 more
    Nationality: England
    Profession: Theatre Director, Actor, Film Director
    Institution: Kates Hill Primary School
    Cause Of Death: Drowning, Suicide
    Place Of Death: Los Angeles, Hollywood, California, Contiguous United States, United States of America + 3 more
    Date Of Death: 1957
    James Whale : see more

  4. Lupe Velez

    "To Harald, may God forgive you and forgive me too but I prefer to take my life away and our baby's before I bring him with shame or killing him, Lupe."

  5. "No More Games. No More Bombs. No More Walking. No More Fun. No More Swimming. 67. That is 17 years past 50. 17 more than I needed or wanted. Boring. I am always bitchy. No Fun – for anybody. 67. You are getting Greedy. Act your old age. Relax – This won't hurt."

    Hunter S. Thompson left the note, titled "Football Season is Over," for his wife, Anita. He shot himself four days later at his home in Aspen, Colorado, after weeks of pain from a host of physical problems that included a broken leg and a hip replacement. The two were on the telephone at the time.

    Born: 1937
    Birthplace: Louisville metropolitan area, Kentucky, Area code 502, Jefferson County, United States of America + 3 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Author, Writer
    Institution: Highland Middle School, Columbia University, Atherton High School, Columbia University School of General Studies, Louisville Male High School + 1 more
    Height: 6'3"
    Cause Of Death: Suicide
    Friends: Johnny Depp
    Canoodled: Tracy Richman
    Place Of Death: Colorado, Woody Creek, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Pitkin County + 1 more
    Date Of Death: 2005
    Hunter S. Thompson : see more

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