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Visiting Uncle Ho

Ho Chi Minh, venerable leader of Vietnam in the 40s, 50s and 60s, is embalmed, lying in state at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Hanoi. 233 more words


A photographic guide to the world’s embalmed leaders

When Hugo Chavez’s embalmed body is laid in a glass casket sometime next week, he will join at least eight other world leaders whose remains are on display for all eternity … or at least for as long as their keepers can preserve them. 654 more words

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North Korea to Preserve and Display Kim Jong Il's Body

Kim Jong Il described himself as an “eternal ruler.” That description seems a bit more literal following the announcement that North Korea will embalm its Dear Leader for posterity. 378 more words