They left their marks on the world in some form or another, but even though their legacies seem larger than life, they too faced mortality like the rest of us. Here is a collection of the last known photos of highly influential people.
Matthew Black was born and raised in Seattle, WA and currently resides in San Diego, CA. Receiving an honors degree in history from the University of Washington, Matthew has since published a book and over a hundred web and print articles on a vast array of subjects. A man of many interests, he coaches soccer and travels the world when he’s not writing articles for History 101. He likes to say, “the devil’s in the details” and uses that approach to pour much of his energy into the research process.