The Last Known Photos of 52 Famous People  

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It is a little eerie to look at the last picture taken of a celebrity before they died. These actors, musicians, and politicians had one last photo snapped before their deaths. Some of these celebrities posed for their last photos, while others unknowingly had their photos taken by fans or the paparazzi.

Who had the most famous photograph taken shortly before their death? John Lennon tops our list. The “Imagine” singer had his photograph taken while signing an autograph for Mark David Chapman, who murdered him several hours later on December 8, 1980. Jim Morrison's final photograph was taken on June 28, 1971, with his girlfriend Pamela Courson. Morrison allegedly died of a heroin overdose in Paris on July 3, 1971.

Jimi Hendrix's last photo was taken on Sept. 17, 1970, by Monika Danneman in the garden behind her apartment. Hendrix died on Sept. 18, 1970, from a barbiturate-related asphyxia in London. A final photograph of Robert Kennedy was taken just moments after he was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan Sirhan on June 5, 1968. He died the following morning.

Do you think that these celebrities had any idea that they would be dead soon after these photos were taken? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Steve Irwin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Last Known Photos of 52 Famous People
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WIth marine biologist Chris Jones on his boat, Croc 1. He died two days later, on September 4, 2006, after a stingray's poisonous spine pierced his heart.

Age: Died at 44 (1962-2006)

Birthplace: Essendon, Melbourne, Australia

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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Last Known Photos of 52 Famous People
Photo: Robin Williams/via Instagram
Williams is seen here with his monkey, Crystal, just days before he took his own life. Neighbors say he looked frail and thin in his final weeks.

Age: Dec. at 63 (1951-2014)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Last Known Photos of 52 Famous People
Photo: Jimmy King/via pinterest
Taken on January 8th, the date of his 69th birthday and the release of his final album, by longtime photographer Jimmy King. Bowie died January 10th, 2016, after an 18-month battle with cancer.

Age: 72

Birthplace: Brixton, London, United Kingdom

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Steve Jobs is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Last Known Photos of 52 Famous People
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Taken August 26, 2011. Jobs died October 5, 2011, due to complications from pancreatic cancer.

Age: Dec. at 56 (1955-2011)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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