World leaders to attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral

A host of world leaders, royalty and other dignitaries will attend the queen’s funeral on Monday

Reuters
Published : 13 Sept 2022, 12:16 PM
Updated : 13 Sept 2022, 12:16 PM

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.

ROYAL ATTENDEES

- 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

NATIONAL LEADERS

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

- 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

- 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

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