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Yitzhak Rabin:
List of World Leaders Attending Rabin's Funeral

(November 6, 1995)


Rabin: Table of Contents | Biography | Assassination


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The very high esteem in which Yitzhak Rabin was held, and in support for the continuation of the peace process which his assassin sought to halt, leaders from eighty nations journeyed to Jerusalem to pay their final respects to the man who led Israel in war and peace. A number of world leaders, including U.S. President Bill Clinton and Jordan's King Hussein, offered emotional and moving eulogies of the fallen leader.
Following is the list of world dignitaries who attended the funeral:

United States:

President William J. Clinton
First Lady Hillary R. Clinton
Former President George H.W. Bush
Former President Jimmy Carter
Secretary of State Warren Christopher
Secretary Robert Rubin
Secretary William Perry
Secretary Dan Glickman
Chief of Staff Leon Panetta
UN Ambassador Madeleine Albright
National Security Adviser Anthony Lake
Middle East Peace Coordinator Dennis Ross
US Trade Representative Mickey Kantor
House of Representative Speaker Newt Gingrich
Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole
Senator Tom Daschle
Senator Barbara Boxer
Senator Alphonse D'Amato
Senator Chris Dodd
Senator Judd Gregg
Senator Russ Feingold
Senator Dianne Feinstein
Senator Jesse Helms
Senator Edward Kennedy
Senator Frank Lautenberg
Senator Carl Levin
Senator Joe Lieberman
Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Senator Ted Stevens
Senator Claiborne Pell
Senator Paul Wellstone
Minority Leader Richard Gephardt
Former Secretaries of State James Baker, George Shultz and Cyrus Vance
New York Governor George Pataki
New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani
Former Mayor of New York Ed Koch

Egypt:
President Hosni Mubarak
Foreign Minister Amr Moussa
Information Minister Safwat Elsherif
Dr. Moustafa Khalil
Jordan:
H.M. King Hussein
Queen Nour Al Hussein
Crown Prince Hassan
Prime Minister Zeid Bin Shaker
Foreign Minister Kabariti Aboui Karim
Chief of the Royal Hashemite Court Marwan Kasim
Member Upper House of Parliament Zeid Rifai
Member Upper House of Parliament Abdul Salam Majali
Morocco:
Prime Minister Abdul Afif Filali
Counsellor to the King Andre Azoulay
Minister of Science Gen. Abdulhak Kadiri
Mauritania:
Foreign Minister Ould Lehkah Moahem Salem
Oman:
Foreign Minister Yusuf Bin Alawi Abdallah
Qatar:
Information Minister Ahmed El Aziz Al-Kuwari
Lebanon
S.L.A. Commander Antoine Lahad
Tunisia:
Ambassador to Jordan
Albania:
President Sali Berisha
Deputy Foreign Minister Adrian Starova
Argentina:
Minister of Interior Carlos Vladimir Corach
Minister of Education Jorge Rodriguez
Armenia:
President Levon Ter-Petrosyan
Foreign Minister Vahan Papazian
Australia:
Prime Minister Paul Keating
Austria:
Chancellor Franz Vranitsky
Azerbaijan:
President Heydar Aliyev
Belarus:
Foreign Minister Vladimir Senko
Belgium:
Prime Minister Jean-Luc Dehaene
Brazil:
Deputy Prime Minister Marco Maciel
Britain:
H.R.H. Charles, Prince of Wales
Prime Minister John Major
Foreign Minister Malcolm Rifkind
Labor Party Chairman Tony Blair
Liberal Democratic Leader Paddy Ashdown
Bulgaria:
President Zhelyu Mitev Zhelev
Deputy Prime Minster Shivarov
Canada:
Prime Minister Jean Chretien
China:
Chairman, Commission of Economic Planning Gan Ziyu (Minister)
Director-General International Trade Affairs Bao Kexin
Deputy Director-General of International Affairs Yuan Shuxun
Colombia:
Vice President Humberto de la Calla Lombana
Congo:
Head of the Opposition Bernard Kolelas
Costa Rica:
Foreign Minister Fernando Naranjo
Cote D'Ivoire:
Foreign Minister Amara Essy
Croatia:
Head of the Parliament Mihanovic
Cyprus:
Acting President Alexis Galanos
Czech Republic:
Prime Minister Vaclav Klaus
Deputy Foreign Minster Alexander Vondra
Denmark:
Prime Minister Paul Nyrup Rasmussen
Ecuador:
Former Minister & Ambassador to the Holy See Dr. Marcelo Santos
Eritrea:
Foreign Minister Solomon Petros
Estonia:
President Lennart Meri
Ethiopia:
President Dr. Negaso Gidada
Foreign Minister Ato Seyoum Mesfin
European Commission:
President of the Commission Jean Santer
Director-General Daniel Calleja-Crespo
Fiji:
Minister of Interior & Defense Paul Manueli
Finland:
President Martti Ahtisaari Prime Minster Paavo Lipponen
France:
President Jacques Chirac
Foreign Minister Herve De Charette
Minister of Defense Francois Leotard
Germany:
President Roman Herzog
Chancellor Helmut Kohl
Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkl
President of Bundestag Rita Sussmuth
Prime Minister Northrein-Westphalen Johannes Rau
Former Federal Minister Hans-Jurgen Wischnewski
Ghana:
President Jerry Rawlings
Dep. Foreign Minister Dr. Mohamad Ign Chambas
Greece:
Former President of the Parliament Athanassios Tsaltsaris
Guatemala:
Foreign Minister Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre
Hungary:
Prime Minister Gyula Horn
Iceland:
Prime Minister David Oddsson
India:
Finance Minister Manmohan Singh
Ireland:
Prime Minister John Bruton
Italy:
President Oscar Luigi Scalfaro
Prime Minister Lamberto Dini
Foreign Minister Susanna Agnelli
Jamaica:
Ambassador to Germany Peter Black
Japan:
Foreign Minister Yohei Kono
Kenya:
Vice President George Saitoti
Khazakhstan:
Foreign Minister Kasymzhumart Tokayev
Latvia:
Prime Minister Maris Gailis
Lithuania:
Prime Minister Adolfas Slezevicius
Foreign Minister Povylas Gylys
Luxembourg:
Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker
Malta:
Prime Minister Eddie Fenech Adami
Mexico:
Foreign Minister Jose Angel Gurria
Moldova:
President Mircea Snegur
Mongolia:
Ambassador to Cairo Ishtsogiin Ochirbal
Netherlands:
Her Majesty Queen Beatrix
Prime Minister Wim Kok
Norway:
President of the Parliament Mrs. Kirsti Kolle Grondahl
Foreign Minister Tore Godal
Papua:
Ambassador to London Noel Levi
Poland:
Prime Minister Jozef Oleksy
Portugal:
President Mario Soares
Romania:
President Ion Iliescu
Foreign Minister Teodor Melescanu
Russia:
Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin
Deputy Foreign Minister Victor Possovalyuk
Singapore:
Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Defense Dr. Tony Tan
Slovakia:
Prime Minister Vladimir Meciar
Slovenia:
President Milan Kucan
Foreign Minister Zoran Thaler
Socialist International:
Chairman Pierre Mauroy
South Africa:
Deputy President Thabo Mbeki
Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad
South Korea:
Prime Minister Lee Hong Koo
Spain:
Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez
Foreign Minister Javier Solana
Sweden:
Prime Minister Ingvar Carlsson
Swaziland:
Deputy Prime Minister Sishai S. Nxumalo
Switzerland:
President Kaspar Villager
Thailand:
Ambassador to Rome Anurak Thananan
Turkey:
Prime Minister Tansu Ciller
Minister of State Coskun Kirca
Minister of State Ali Dincer
Ukraine:
President Leonid Kuchma
Foreign Minister Gennadii Udovenko
United Nations:
Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Yugoslavia:
Deputy Prime Minister Nikola Sainovic

Sources: Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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