updated 4/5/2005 12:25:59 AM ET 2005-04-05T04:25:59

Dignitaries planning to attend Pope John Paul II’s funeral:

ALBANIA: President Alfred Moisiu, Prime Minister Fatos Nano.

ARGENTINA: Vice President Daniel Scioli, Foreign Minister Rafael Bielsa.

AUSTRIA: President Heinz Fischer, Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel, Parliament Speaker Andreas Khol.

AUSTRALIA: Gov. General Michael Jeffery.

BELGIUM: King Albert II, Queen Paola, Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt.

BRAZIL: President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.

BRITAIN: Prince Charles, Prime Minister Tony Blair.

BULGARIA: President Georgi Parvanov.

CANADA: Prime Minister Paul Martin.

CHILE: Foreign Minister Ignacio Walker.

COLOMBIA: Vice President Francisco Santos.

COSTA RICA: President Abel Pacheco.

CUBA: National Assembly President Ricardo Alarcon, head of religious affairs for Cuba’s Communist Party Caridad Diego and Ambassador to the Vatican Raul Roa Kouri.

CZECH REPUBLIC: President Vaclav Klaus, Foreign Minister Cyril Svoboda.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: First lady Margarita Cedeno and Ambassador to the Vatican Carlos Rafael Marion-Landais.

EL SALVADOR: First lady Ana Ligia Mixco de Saca and Foreign Minister Francisco Lainez.

ESTONIA: President Arnold Ruutel.

FINLAND: Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen.

FRANCE: President Jacques Chirac and his wife, Bernadette.

GERMANY: Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, President Horst Koehler.

GUATEMALA: President Oscar Berger and his wife, Foreign Minister Jorge Briz and Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu.

HAITI: Interim Prime Minister Gerard Latortue.

HONDURAS: President Ricardo Maduro.

HUNGARY: President Ferenc Madl, Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany.

INDIA: Vice-president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.

IRELAND: President Mary McAleese, Prime Minister Bertie Ahern.

ISRAEL: Foreign Minister Silvan Shalom.

LATVIA: President Vaira Vike-Freiberga.

LEBANON: President Emile Lahoud, Prime Minister Omar Karami.

LIECHTENSTEIN: Prince Hans-Adam II, Princess Marie, Prince Nicholas.

LITHUANIA: President Valdas Adamkus.

LUXEMBOURG: Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker.

MEXICO: President Vicente Fox.

NEW ZEALAND: Governor General Dame Silvia Cartwright

NICARAGUA: President Enrique Bolanos, Foreign Minister Norman Caldera, Ambassador to the Vatican Armando Luna.

PANAMA: First lady Vivian Fernandez de Torrijos.

PARAGUAY: Foreign Minister Leila Rachid.

POLAND: President Aleksander Kwasniewski and his wife, Prime Minister Marek Belka, former President Lech Walesa.

PORTUGAL: European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, President Jorge Sampaio.

ROMANIA: Romanian President Traian Basescu, Prime Minister Calin Popescu Tariceanu.

RUSSIA: Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov; Metropolitan Kirill, foreign minister for the Russian Orthodox Church.

SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO: Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova.

SLOVAKIA: President Ivan Gasparovic, Parliament Chairman Pavol Hrusovsky.

SPAIN: Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia.

SWITZERLAND: President Samuel Schmid.

SYRIA: President Bashar Assad.

UNITED NATIONS: Secretary-General Kofi Annan.

UNITED STATES: President George Bush and his wife, Laura.

URUGUAY: First lady Maria Auxiliadora Delgado de Vazquez.

VENEZUELA: Foreign Relations Minister Ali Rodriguez, Planning Minister Jorge Giordanni.

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