Famous Last Words
Joseph Henry Green
Monken Hadley, London Borough of Barnet, England
December 13, 1863

“Stopped.”

Green, an accomplished surgeon, had been suffering from gout and, as a result, experienced an acute seizure on November 1. On December 13, as he was checking his pulse, he stated simply that it had stopped and expired shortly thereafter.

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