World leaders to attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral

The funeral will take place in London on Monday, Sept 19

Published : 15 Sept 2022, 07:29 AM
Updated : 15 Sept 2022, 07:29 AM

Queen Elizabeth's funeral will take place in London on Monday, Sept 19, and a host of world leaders, royalty and other dignitaries will attend.

The following have said they will come to London.


- Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan

- King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

- King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain

- King Philip and Queen Mathilde of Belgium

- Juan Carlos I, former King of Spain, and his wife Sofia

- Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary

- King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden

- King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway


- Joe Biden and Jill Biden, President and first lady of the United States

- Droupadi Murmu, President of India

- Alexander Van der Bellen, President of Austria

- Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

- Anthony Albanese, Australian Prime Minister

- Gitanas Nauseda, President of Lithuania

- Ranil Wickremesinghe, Sri Lankan President

- Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of Germany

- Yoon Suk-yeol, South Korean President

- Jair Bolsonaro, President of Brazil

- Andrzej Duda, President of Poland

- Sergio Mattarella, President of Italy

- Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister

- Charles Michel, President of the European Council

- Ursula von der Leyen, President of European Commission

- Egils Levits, President of Latvia

- Paula-Mae Weekes, President of Trinidad and Tobago

- Mohammad Shtayyeh, Palestinian Prime Minister

- Sauli Niinisto, President of Finland

- Katalin Novak, Hungarian President

- Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland

- Micheál Martin, Taoiseach (prime minister) of Ireland

- Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica

- Floyla Tzalam, Governor General of Belize

- Susan Dougan, Governor General of St Vincent and the Grenadines

- Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh


- Russia, Myanmar, Belarus, Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan

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