Monroe posed with her pianist Buddy Greco several days before her death on August 5, 1962.
The last official photograph of Dean was taken on the morning of his fatal car accident on September 30, 1955. Here, Dean drives with his mechanic Rolf Wutherich in the passenger's seat.
Presley is snapped at 12:28 a.m., driving with his girlfriend back to Graceland after a late-night trip to his dentist.
Morrison was captured one week before his death eating lunch with Pamela Courson just north of Paris at Hôtel de l’Oise.
Kim Jong II
Kim Jong II was snapped at his last public appearance at a supermarket in Pyongyang in 2011.
Ledger was captured in costume on set of "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus," the film he was shooting when he died.
Mercury was photographed at his house in Kensington in 1991, a few months before his death.
This photograph of Winehouse was snapped just days before her death on July 12, 2011.
Photographer Youri Lenquette photographed Cobain two months before his suicide. It was Cobain who brought the gun as a prop for the photo shoot.
John F. Kennedy
Kennedy was captured moments before his assassination in Dallas, Texas, on November 22, 1963.
Shakur was snapped just 20 minutes before his death as he left the MGM Grand in Las Vegas with friend and Death Row Records owner Suge Knight.
Earhart's last known words while flying over the Pacific were, "KHAQQ: We must be on you but cannot see you. Gas is running low."