Python Program to Get the Last Element of the List

To understand this example, you should have the knowledge of the following Python programming topics:

Using negative indexing

my_list = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e']

# print the last element



When you use negative indexing, the counting starts from 1 not 0 as shown in the figure below.

Negative Indexing
List indexing in Python

If you want the first 1st element, you can use my_list[-5].

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