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Politicians, celebrities and performers, both famous and infamous, were in London for the funeral of the former British prime minister

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Former prime minister Brian Mulroney, left, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, front right, with his wife Sara.

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Margaret Thatcher’s family, from left: daughter Carol Thatcher, her partner Marco Grass, Sarah Thatcher, wife of son Mark Thatcher, and grandchildren Michael and Amanda Thatcher. Amanda, 19, read a passsage from Ephesians: “Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness.”

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Former South African president F.W. de Klerk and wife Elita leave the funeral service.


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Actress Joan Collins leaves the service.


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Top right: A who’s who of Britain sing a hymn at Lady Thatcher’s funeral. Queen Elizabeth is at right; front row, from left: Gordon Brown, Cherrie Blair, Tony Blair, Norma Major, John Major, Samantha Cameron and the current Prime Minister David Cameron.


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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara during the London visit.

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Former U.S. secretary of state Henry Kissinger.


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Singer Shirley Bassey.


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Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York.


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