The funerals on this board are some of the most famous funerals of all time, including JFK's funeral, Princess Diana's funeral, and Nancy Reagan's funeral…
The soul is bone
Man o’ War in his coffin. The most famous Thoroughbred died on November 1, 1947 at the age of 30 of an apparent heart attack. He was the first horse to be embalmed, and his casket was lined in his riding colors. Man o’ War’s funeral was broadcast internationally over the radio and over 2,000 people came to pay their final respects.
Diamond Jubilee: The Stamp of Queen Elizabeth's Influence - Photo Essays
Motherly Mourning Elizabeth, her grandmother Queen Mary and her mother Queen Elizabeth stand in mourning at the funeral of King George VI. The following year, just 10 weeks before Elizabeth's official coronation, Queen Mary would pass away from lung cancer at the age of 85. Before her death, she insisted that the coronation not be postponed. Read more: Diamond Jubilee: 60 Years of Queen Elizabeth II