The death of King Hussein: World Who's Who At Funeral
Monday 08 February 1999
The hundreds of foreign dignitaries expected to attend the funeral include:
Emir Sheik Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa of Bahrain; King Albert and Queen Paola of Belgium; Tony Blair, the Conservative leader, William Hague, and the Liberal Democrat leader Paddy Ashdown; The Prince of Wales; The Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak; The French President, Jacques Chirac; The German Chancellor, Gerhard Schroder; The Iraqi Vice-President Taha Mohieddin Ma'rouf; The Irish President, Mary McAleese; The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu; The Japanese Prime Minister Keizo Obuchi; The Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheik Saad al-Abdullah al-Sabah; Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands; The Palestinian leader, Yasser Arafat; The Russian President, Boris Yeltsin; The Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Abdullah; King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain; The UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan; The US President Bill Clinton and Hillary Roddam Clinton, plus the former presidents George Bush, Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford.
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