Hundreds of global dignitaries are gathered in London on Monday to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II.
A congregation of around 500 kings and queens, prime ministers and presidents arrived in England’s capital over the weekend to pay their respects to the late queen, 11 days after she died aged 96.
The funeral is expected to be attended by around 2,000 guests. King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla will be front and center of the ceremony, followed by the rest of the royal family, including the queen’s other three children Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.
Royal families from across Europe, as well as Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan are also expected to attend.
Alongside British prime ministers past and present, leaders from the Commonwealth will be present, including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
U.S. President Joe Biden will also be in attendance alongside first lady Jill Biden, joined by Presidents and leaders of the top global economies, like Germany, France and Italy.
Among those not attending the ceremony but that were invited are Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and de facto leader, Mohammed Bin Salman.