Tuesday, April 24, 2012


Ferdinand Marcos, dead, with his wife Imelda. (Source: Bicolmail)
The body of Pope John Paul II lies in state in Saint Peter's Basilica April 5, 2005 in Vatican City. (Source: Zimbio)
Pope John Paul I lying in state (1978). (Source: Philippi Collection)
Pope Paul VI lying in state (1978). (Source: Blog)
Pope John XXII lying in state (1963). (Source: ImageShack)
Pope Piux XII lying in state, 1958. (Source: Catholic.com)
Pope Pius XI lying in state (1939) (Source: Ratzinger Forum)
Pope Benedict XV lying in state. (1922) Source: Wikipedia)
Pope Pius X during his lying in state. (1914) (Source: Santi Beati)
Pope Pius X on his deathbed (Source: Wikipedia)
Pope Leo XIII lying in state (1903). (Source: Idol Speculations)
Father Damien on funeral bier. (Source: Tremelo)

Francis Cardinal Spellman (Source: Corbis)
Mother Teresa lying in state (1999) (Source: Getty Images)
Body of the late Cardinal Francois Marie Benjamin Richard, Archbishop of Paris, lying in state in Notre Dame Cathedral (Source: Library of Congress)
Cardinal Sevin lying in state, 1916 (Source: Wikipedia)
Open casket of Rev. Andrew Greeley, 2013 (Source: Corbis)
Gandhi is shown lying in state in 1948. (Source: Antique Trader)
Martin Luther King, Jr. lying in state (1968) (Source: TopTenz)
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Coretta Scott King lying in state (2006) (Source: CSpan)
Malcolm X lying in state (1965) (Source: Corbis)

George Washington Carver lying in state (Source: Corbis)
Mourners file past the open casket of Cesar Chavez a the United Farm Worker’s compound in Delano, California on Wednesday, April 28, 1993. (Source: AP Images)
Papa Doc Duvalier lying in state (Source: Latin American Studies Org)
Abraham Lincoln lying in state in New York City (1865) (Source: Awesome Talks)
I have some doubts on this one: John Quincy Adams on his death bed (1848) (Source: Corbis)

Calvin Coolidge lying in state 1933. (Source: Corbis)
Former Vice President Alben Barkley lying in state, 1956. (Source: Corbis)
Queen Victoria's deathbed, overlooked by a picture of Prince Albert on his deathbed (1901) (Source: The Royal Universe)
King Edward VII lying in state (1910) (Source: Art.com)
Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale lying in state (1892) (Source: The Esoteric Curiosa)
King Ludwig II of Bavaria lying in state in the Hofkapelle (Court Chapel) (1886) (Source)
Wilhelm I (1797-1888), German Emperor and King of Prussia, on his deathbed. (Source: Corbis)
Michael Collins lying in state (Source: General Michael Collins)

Boris Yeltsin, lying in state, appears to be smiling (Source: Mirror News)
Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko, lies in his coffin (1985) (Source: Corbis)
Yuri Andropov lying in state, 1984 (Source: AP Images)
Leonid Brezhnev lying in state, November 1982 (Source: Wikipedia)

Joseph Stalin, lying in state in the Hall of Columns in the House of Unions in Moscow, 1953. (Source: LOC)
V.I. Lenin lies in state following his death on January 21, 1924. (Source)
Photo of Lenin in mausoleum. (Source: Christwire)

Tsar Alexander II (1818 - 1881) known as 'The Liberator' lying in state (1881) (Source: Getty Images)
Russian Grand Duke Nicholas lying in state, 1929. (Source: Corbis)
Tsesarevich Nicholas Alexandrovich of Russia lying in state, 1865 (Source: Wikipedia)
Mao Zedong lying in state (1976) (Source: Free Republic)
Mao Zedong on permanent display (Source: The Sun)
Kim Jong il lying in state (2011) (Source: Metro)
Chaing Kai-Shek lying in state (Source: Xinhunet)
Sun Yat-sen lying in state (Source: Xinhuanet)
German president Paul von Hindenburg (1847 - 1934) lying-in-state at his country house in Neudeck, Prussia) (Source: Flickr)
Crown Prince Rudolf of Prussia lying in state (Source: Wikipedia)
Princess Grace lying in state (1982). (Source: Royal Crypts and Burial Places)
Prince Rainier lying in state (2005). (Source: Royal Crypts and Burial Places)
The body of Maximilian I of Mexico (1832-1867) in his coffin. In June 1867 (Source: Corbis)
Austro-Hungarian Archduke Franz Ferdinand lies in an open coffin beside his wife Sophie, the Duchess of Hohenburg, after their assassination by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo on 28th June 1914. The assassination sparked World War I. (Source: Corbis)
Evita Peron lying in state 1952 (Source: IMBD)
Argentinian President Juan Domingo Peron (1895–1974) and his first wife Eva Peron, known as Evita, (1919 1952) at the Presidential Residence in Buenos Aires (1972) (Source: Life Magazine)
Francisco Franco lying in state (1975) (Source: wn.com)
Former Dictator Augusto Pinochet lies in the Escuela Militar in Santiago de Chile (2006) (Source: Corbis)
Nicaragua President Anastasio Somoza lying in state, 1956 (Source: Corbis)
Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's coffin during his funeral on December 11, 2006 in Santigo, Chile. (Source: Corbis)
Indira Gandhi lies in state, 1984. (Source: Newscom)
General Douglas MacArthur lying in state, 1964 (Source: Corbis)
Henry Ford lying in state (1947) (Source: Corbis)
Mayor Fiorello H.La Guardia lying in state at the Cathedral of St. John The Divine, 1947. (Source: Corbis)
Albert Woolson, the last living Civil War soldier (Source: Veterans Today)
Babe Ruth standing at the coffin of Lou Gehrig (1941) (Source: Corbis)

Babe Ruth lying in state (Source: Corbis)
Babe Didrikson Zaharias lies in state at Bethlehem Lutheran Church (1956) (Source: Corbis)
Rudolph Valentino lying in state (1926) (Source: ebay)
John Barrymore lying in state (Source: Pinterest: Alexandria Barrington)
Thelma Todd lying in state (Soruce: Findadeath)
Bruce Lee lying in state (Source: Xinhuanet)
Enrico Caruso, funeral at Church San Francisco de Paulo in Naples (Source: Library of Congress)
Dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Lying in His Coffin During His Funeral (1949) (Source: Art.com)
American tenor Mario Lanza lying in state (1958) (Source: Corbis)
James Brown lying in state (2006) (Source: Corbis)
Ike Turner in his coffin (Source: Newscom)
Elvis Presley in his coffin (1977) (Source: The Skull Illusion)
June Carter Cash lying in state (Source: Pinterest)
Louis Armstrong lying in state (1971) (Source: Corbis)
Billie Holiday (Source: Pinterest)
Michael Jackson (Source: Celebrity Central)
Marvin Gaye (Source: Alamy)
Etta James (Source: LA Times)
Buck Owens (Source: PrintMag)
Tiny Tim in his coffin 1996. (Source: Hidden Unseen)
Dinah Washington in her coffin (Source: I'll Keep You Posted)
Sam Cooke in coffin (Source: Rare Soul)
Hank Williams lying in state (Source: It was on this day)
The body of French composer Maurice Ravel (1875 - 1937) lies at a clinic in Paris, shortly after his death, 28th December 1937. (Source: Getty Images)
Science fiction writer Sir Arthur C. Clarke lies in his coffin at his residence in Colombo March 19, 2008. (Source: Reuters)
Robert Louis Stevenson lying in state, December 4, 1894 (Source: JamesOceania)
Marcel Proust on his deathbed. (Source: Getty Museum)
Victor Hugo on his death bed. (Source: Corbis Images)

The once-exiled Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn lying in state in central Moscow's Academy of Sciences. (Source: BBC)
Leo Tolstoy on his deathbed (1910) Source: December 10)
Playwright George Bernard Shaw is shown lying in bed after his death. (Source: Corbis)

Ibsen on his death bed. (Source: ellenrees)

Coffin containing the remains of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, 2012 (Source: Corbis)
The bodies of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg lie in repose at the L. J. Morris Funeral Home Chapel in Brooklyn. (1950) (Source: Corbis)
Hector Camacho in his coffin (Source: Belle News)
Frida Kahlo on deathbed, Coyoacán. (Source: PBS)

Sir Richard Burton on his deathbed, 1890. (Source: Artexperts)

Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the wireless, on his death bed in Rome on July 30, 1937. (Source: Corbis)

John Dillinger in his coffin (1934) (Source: The Dillinger Photo File)
Bonnie Parker (of Bonnie & Clyde) in her casket (Source: Bonnie & Clyde Picture Album)
Lee Harvey Oswald in his coffin (1963) (Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles)
Huey P. Long lies in state in Baton Rouge September, 1935. (Source: Nola.com)
Emilie Dionne in her coffin (1954) (Source: Quintland)

Bela Lugosi in his own casket (Source: Counterforce)
River Phoenix (Source: DeadCelebsBook)
George Reeves lying in state (Source: Pinterest)
Lupe Velez lying in state (Source: Flickriver)
Colonel Sanders lying in state (Source: uoflibraries)
Man O War in his coffin (1947) (Source: ManOWar)

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