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Hugo Chavez joining group of famous, embalmed world leaders
Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Hugo Chavez joining group of famous, embalmed world leaders

Chairman mao tse tung zedong
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In this picture dated Sept. 13, 1976, released by the Chinese official news agency, Communist Party and state leaders stand before the remains of the great leader and teacher Chairman Mao Zedong in Beijing.

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Hugo chavez dead body coffin 03 06 2013
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Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez (L), Uruguayan President Jose Mujica (C) and Bolivian President Evo Morales (R) stand next to the coffin of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez at the Military Academy on March 6, 2013 in Caracas. Venezuela was plunged into uncertainty Wednesday after the death on the eve of President Hugo Chavez, who dominated the oil-rich country for 14 years and came to embody a resurgent Latin American left. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA (Photo credit should read --/AFP/Getty Images)

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Ho chi minh mausoleum
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HANOI, VIET NAM - SEPTEMBER 2: Performers march past Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum during a military and civil parade held 02 Sept in Hanoi, Vietnam. The march was held to mark the 50th anniversary of modern Vietnam's independence. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read HOANG DINH NAM/AFP/Getty Images)

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Ho chi minh vietnam
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VIET NAM:Picture dated 01January 1960 in Hanoi shows North Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), the founder of the Vietnam Workers' Party, signing the decree promulgating the Socialist Constitution of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh was a leading force in the war between North, South Vietnam and US forces during the 1960s. (Photo credit should read AFP/Getty Images)

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Kim jong il body north korea
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This handout picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on December 20, 2011 shows the body of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il lies in state in a galss coffin at the Kumsusan Memorial Palace in Pyongyang on December 20, 2011.

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Kim il sung north korea
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The body of former North Korean President Kim Il-sung lies in a flower-bedecked open coffin at his presidential palace in Pyongyang, North Korea, on July 11, 1994. The late Kim died of a heart attack on July 8.

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Joseph stalin body russia
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MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Yossif Vissarionovitch Dzhugashvili known as Joseph Stalin ("man of steel", 1879-1953) laying in state 08 March 1953 in Moscow. After a failed start as a novice priest, Stalin joined the ranks of the revolutionaries Bolsheviks who seized power in Russia in 1917. Rising ruthlessly through the political ranks of Soviet new regime, Stalin succeeded the Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin after his death in 1924 and installed a fearsome process of repression. He become later the head of the Soviet Union and died of a cerebral haemorrhage 05 March 1953. (Photo credit should read AFP/Getty Images)

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Vladimir lenin body embalmed russia
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An employee makes an adjustment to a sculpture of the Soviet Union's founder Vladimir Lenin displayed at the Museum of the Soviet Union in Moscow on March 4, 2013. The museum displays an exhibition of objects reflecting all aspects of life in the Soviet State, the museum officials said. AFP PHOTO / ANDREY SMIRNOV (Photo credit should read ANDREY SMIRNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

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Organizers will now submit their claim for a new record to Guinness World Records, which is expected to rule on it within two months.
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A large number of mainland Chinese also flocked to commemorate the crackdown in the former British territory, where a vigil has been held every year since the massacre.
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'Who is the Cup for? Not us!' shouted demonstrators. 'I don't want the Cup, I want money for health and education.'