BANGKOK — Dozens of foreign dignitaries, royals and heads of state are due to attend King Rama IX’s cremation next week.

Traveling from more than 40 countries, they are slated to attend the Oct. 26 cremation, according to a list released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Here’s a preliminary list of expected so far.


1Prince Andrew, Duke of York

2Prince Akishino Fumihito and Princess Kiko of Japan

3Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Jetsun Pema of Bhutan

4Nazrin Shah of Perak and Deputy King of Malaysia with Tuanku Zara Salim

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5King Letsie III and Queen ‘Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho

6Queen Silvia of Sweden

7Queen Sofia of Spain

8Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

9Queen Mathilde of Belgium

10Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark

11Crown Prince Haakon of Norway

12Prince Guillaume, Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg

13Princess Margaretha of Liechtenstein

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14King Tupou IV and Queen Nanasipauʻu Tukuʻaho of Tonga

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15Thani bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, brother of the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

16Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia

17James Mattis, US Secretary of Defense

18President Halimah Yacob of Singapore and Mohammed Abdullah Alhabshee

19Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh of Vietnam

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20President Htin Kyaw of Myanmar and Su Su Lwin

21President Bounnhang Vorachith of Laos

22M. J. Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs of India

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23Vice Speaker Park Ju-seon of the National Assembly of South Korea

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24Alan Peter Cayetano, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines

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25Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan and Musarrat Asif

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26Tilak Marapana, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sri Lanka and Stella Marapana

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27Giambattista Diquattro, Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal

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28Prime Minister Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini of Swaziland

29Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor-General of Australia and Lynne Cosgrove

Photo: Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia

30Julie Payette, Governor-General of Canada

31Jean-Marc Ayrault, former Prime Minister of France and Brigitte Terrien

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32Christian Wulff, former President of Germany

33Joseph Deiss, former President of the Swiss Confederation

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34Olga Epifanova, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation

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35Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, Brunei Darussalam’s Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade

36Megawati Sukarnoputri, former President of Indonesia


37Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain

38James Brendan Bolger, former Prime Minister of New Zealand

39Zhang Gaoli, Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China

40Mohammed Shahriar Alam, State Minister of Foreign Affairs

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41Bhimsen Das Pradhan, Minister of Defense of Nepal

42Fikri Işık, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey

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