Photography has changed the world since it was invented some two hundred years ago. It has instantly captured happy moments; and also tragic ones, like wars and accidents.
This set of pictures presents quite interesting historical moments, where people and animals were eerily photographed around the time of their deaths.
Check out this gripping collection, of other times in our history…
One of the most impacting images: the Hindenburg disaster in 1937. This zeppelin crashed in New Jersey, killing 36 people.
The bison went practically extinct by the end of the XIX century. This picture depicts a mountain of bison skulls, which shows the large amount which were killed in short periods of time
This photograph took the moment a girl and her babysitter fell form a collapsing escape stairwell, during a fire in 1975. The child survived by landing on the babysitter’s body
Here, an AIDS patient dies in his parents' arms. It was an iconic LIFE magazine cover in 1990
During II World War, the Finnish used this frozen Soviet soldier’s body as a scare tactic to demoralize Soviet troops who were invading the country