List of heads of state and government to grace Mandela’s funeral service swells to 89 (Full list here)


Even though Sudan’s Omar Al Bashir will not be part of the heads of state and governments to grace the funeral ceremony of Nelson Mandela, a horde of other world leaders will be there. As of now, 89 leaders have been confirmed to be at the event. Below is the list:

1. Afghanistan, His Excellency Hamid Karzai, President
2. African Union Commission, Her Excellency Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson
3. Algeria, His Excellency Mr Abdelkader Bensalah, Speaker of the Council of the Nation (Senate) – rank above the Prime Minister
4. Angola, His Excellency Mr Manuel Vicente, Vice President
5. Arab States League, His Excellency Amb Samir Hosny, Minister
6. Argentina, Mr Amado Boudou, Acting President of Argentina
7. Australia, His Excellency Mr Tony Abbott, MP, Prime Minister
8. Bahamas, Right Honourable Perry Christie, Prime Minister
9. Bangladesh, His Excellency Mr Md. Abdul Hamid MD ABDUL, President
10. Belgium, His Royal Highness King Philippe
11. Benin, His Excellency Boni Yayi, President
12. Botswana, His Excellency Lt Gen. Seretse Khama Ian Khama, President
13. Brazil, Her Excellency Dilma Rousseff, President
14. Burundi, His Excellency Pierre Nkurunziza, President
15. Canada, His Excellency Stephen Harper, Prime Minister
16. CHAD, His Excellency Mr Idriss Deby Itno, President
17. China, His Excellency Li Yuanchao, Vice President,
18. Commonwealth, His Excellency, Mr Kamalesh Sharma
19. COMORES, His Excellency Dr Ikiliou Dhoinine, President
20. Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo), His Excellency Joseph Kabila, President
21. Congo (Republic of the Congo ), His Excellency Mr Denis Sassou-Nguesso, President
22. Cote d Ivoire, His Excellency President Allassane Ouattara, President
23. Croatia, His Excellency Josipovic Ivo, President
24. Cuba, His Excellency Raul Castro Ruz, President
25. Denmark, His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Federick
26. Djibouti, His Excellency Ismail Omar Guelleh, President
27. Equatorial Guinea, His Excellency Mr Obiang Mbasogo, President
28. Ethiopia, His Excellency Ato Hailemariam Dessalegn, Prime Minister
29. European Council, His Excellency Mr Herman van Rompuy, President
30. Finland, His Excellency Sauli Niinisto, President
31. France, His Excellency, Francois Hollande, President
32. Gabon, His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba, President
33. Germany, His Excellency Joachim Gauck, President
34. Ghana, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama, President
35. Grand Duchy of LUXEMBOURG, His Royal Highness Henry of Luxembourg, The Grand Duke
36. Guinea, His Excellency Prof Alpha Conde, President
37. Guyana, His Excellency Donald Ramotar, President
38. India, His Excellency Pranab Mukherjee, President
39. Ireland, His Excellency Michael D Higgins, President
40. Italy, His Excellency Enrico Letta, Prime Minister
41. Jamaica, Her Excellency, Portia Simpson Miller, Prime Minister
42. Japan, His Imperial Highness, Crown Prince Naruhito
43. Jordan, Her Royal Highness, Queen Rania Al Abdullah and His Excellency Prime Minister Dr Abdullah Ensour
44. Kenya, His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President
45. Korea (South), His Excellency Hongwon Chung, Prime Minister
46. Lebanon, His Excellency Mr Najib Mikati, Prime Minister
47. Lesotho, His Excellency, T Thabane, Prime Minister
48. Liberia, Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President
49. Malawi, Her Excellency Joyce Banda, President
50. Mauritania, His Excellency Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President
51. Mauritius, His Excellency Dr the Honourable Navinchandra, Prime Minister
52. Mexico, His Excellency Enrique Pena Nieto President of Mexico
53. Mozambique, President of Mozambique, HE Armando Emilio Guebuza
54. Namibia, His Excellency Hifikepunye Pohamba, President
55. New Zealand, Right Hon John Key, Prime Minister
56. Niger, His Excellency Issoufou Mahamdou, President
57. Niger, His Excellency Mahamadou, President of Niger
58. Nigeria, His Excellency Goodluck Jonathan, President
59. Norway, His Royal Highness Haakon, Crown Prince of Norway
60. Pakistan, His Excellency Mr Mamnoon Hussain, President
61. Palestinian State, His Excellency Mahmoud Abbas, President
62. Portugal, His Excellency, Anibal Cavaco Silva, President
63. Saharawi Republic, His Excellency Mr Mohamed Abdelaziz, President
64. Saudi Arabia, His Royal Highness Prince Muqrin bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Crown Prince
65. Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall, President
66. Serbia, His Excellency Tomislav Nikolic, President
67. Seychelles, His Excellency Mr James Alix MICHEL
68. Slovenia, His Excellency Pahor, President
69. South Sudan, His Excellency General Salva Kir Mayardit, President
70. Spain, His Royal Highness Felipe de Borbon, The Prince of Asturias
71. Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa, President
72. Sudan, His Excellency Bakri Hassan Salih, Vice President
73. Suriname, His Excellency Desire Delano Bouterse, President
74. Suriname, His Excellency Desire Delano Bouterse, President
75. Swaziland, His Excellency Dr Sibusiso Dlamini, Prime Minister
76. Sweden, His Royal Highness Victoria, Prime Minister
77. Switzerland, His Excellency Mr Ulrich Maurer, President
78. Tanzania, His Excellency Dr Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President
79. The Gambia, His Excellency Prof Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh, President Sheikh
80. Timor-Leste, His Excellency Kay Rala Xanana, Prime Minister
81. Trinidad and Tobago, His Excellency Mrs Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Prime Minister
82. Tunisia, His Excellency Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, President
83. Uganda, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President
84. United Arab Emirates, His Excellency Sheikh Nayahan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture – Special Envoy of the Emir
85. United Kingdom, His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Prime Minister David Cameron
86. United States of America, His Excellency Barack Obama, President
87. Venezuela, His Excellency Nicolas Maduro Moros, President
88. Zambia His Excellency Michael Sata, President
89. Zimbabwe, His Excellency Robert Gabriel Mugabe, President

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