Before these stars died, they left behind notes you may have never read. Without further ado, here they are:
“Frances and Courtney, I’ll be at your altar. Please keep going Courtney, for Frances for her life will be so much happier without me. I LOVE YOU. I LOVE YOU.”
Nirvana lead singer and songwriter Kurt Cobain died April 5, 1994.
“Say goodbye to Pat, say goodbye to the president, and say goodbye to yourself, because you’re a nice guy.”
In another note she left behind for her mentors she says, “I still am lost […] everything is pulling against my concentration […] My will is weak […] I sound crazy, but I think I’m going crazy […] I get before a camera and my concentration and everything I’m trying to learn leaves me. Then I feel like I’m not existing in the human race at all.”
Iconic actress and model, Marilyn Monroe died August 5, 1962.
The last words of Hitler’s political statement: “I die with a happy heart, aware of the immeasurable deeds and achievements of our soldiers […] our women at home, the achievements […] unique in history, of our youth who bear my name.”
The last words of Hitler’s personal statement: “I myself and my wife – in order to escape the disgrace of deposition or capitulation – choose death. It is our wish to be burnt immediately on the spot where I have carried out the greatest part of my daily work in the course of a twelve years’ service to my people.”
The leader of the Nazi Party and Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler died April 30, 1945.
Hunter S. Thompson
“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.”
A journalist and author who founded gonzo journalism, Hunter S. Thompson died on February 20, 2005.
Vincent Van Gogh
“The sadness will last forever.”
A Dutch post-Impressionist painter who famously cut off his own ear, Vincent van Gogh died July 29, 1890.
“I must end it. There’s no hope left. I’ll be at peace. No one had anything to do with this. My decision totally.”
Comedian and star of the 1970s sitcom “Chico and the Man,” Freddie Prinze was the father of Freddie Prinze Jr. He died January 29, 1977.
“And now, in keeping with Channel 40’s policy of always bringing you the latest in blood and guts, in living color, you’re about to see another first — an attempted suicide.”
A television news reporter who worked for a station in Florida, Christine Chubbuck died on July 15, 1974 after shooting herself in the head on live television.
“I feel certain I am going mad again. I feel we can’t go through another of those terrible times. And I shan’t recover this time. I begin to hear voices, and I can’t concentrate. So I am doing what seems the best thing to do.”
An English writer best known for her novels “Mrs. Dalloway” and “To the Lighthouse,” Virginia Woolf died on March 28, 1941.