Celebrities are not as immortal as their fans make them to be. Their legacy may live on, but their bodies are just as fragile as ours.
Shortly before tragedy struck, photographs were taken of these 13 famous figures.
Each photo is worth more than a thousand words.
In the photo above, the King of Rock 'n' Roll arrived at his house after a dentist appointment. Later that night, Presley died from a heart attack at the age of 42.
The co-founder of Apple died at the age of 56 from pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by his loved ones before he passed away.
The boxing legend wasn't in great condition since he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease three decades before his death. In 2016, he was hospitalized and died from septic shock.
Queen frontman admitted to rumors that he contracted AIDS a day before he died from bronchopneumonia. This is one of the last photos taken of him in 1991. He was 45.
This picture was taken in 1994, shortly before the Nirvana frontman's death.
This is the last known photograph of the reggae legend, before he died in 1981 from cancer.
The legendary comedian and actor committed suicide at the age of 63. Wiliams suffered from a form of dementia that disabled him from leading a normal life. This photo was posted online less than a month before he died.