Reuters

Mandela lies in state

Share Slideshow

A rainbow is seen over the Union Buildings, where the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela was lying in state, in Pretoria December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

1 / 32

People cry after paying their respects at the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela, as Mandela lies in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

2 / 32

Mourners queue to board buses that will take them to Pretoria's Union Buildings where former South African President Nelson Mandela is lying in state, December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

3 / 32

Mourners queue to board buses that will take them to Pretoria's Union Buildings where former South African President Nelson Mandela is lying in state, in Pretoria December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

4 / 32

Guarded by South African Naval personnel, the casket with former South African President Nelson Mandela lies in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Markus Schreiber/Pool

5 / 32

Mourners leave after paying their respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela who is lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Markus Schreiber/Pool

6 / 32

The South African flag flies at half-mast as mourners leave after paying their respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela who is lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Markus Schreiber/Pool

7 / 32

South African High Commissioner to Singapore Hazel Francis Ngubeni says a prayer during a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at St George Church in Singapore December 12, 2013. The anti-apartheid hero's death on December 5 at the age of 95 has brought an outpouring of grief and mourning, as well as celebration and thanksgiving for his life and achievements. REUTERS/Low Youjin

8 / 32

Guarded by South African Naval personnel, the casket with former South African President Nelson Mandela lies in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Markus Schreiber/Pool

9 / 32

St Mary's Church choir girls from Pretoria, South Africa, pray at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at St George Church in Singapore December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

10 / 32
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

Members of the St Mary's church choir from Pretoria, South Africa, return to their seats after singing at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela at St George Church in Singapore December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su

11 / 32

A man raises his fist after paying his respects to former South African President Nelson Mandela as Mandela lies in state for the second day at the Union Buildings in Pretoria December 12, 2013. REUTERS/Markus Schreiber/Pool

12 / 32

Military personnel carry the remains of the late Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Marco Longari/Pool

13 / 32

Soldiers assist a woman who collapsed after viewing the coffin of Nelson Mandela as he lies in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Marco Longari/Pool

14 / 32

People queue to view the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

15 / 32

Mourners gather behind police cordons after being denied entry to the site where former President Nelson Mandela was lying in state in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

16 / 32

The flag draped coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela is seen inside a funeral hearse as it leaves the Union Buildings in the capital Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

17 / 32

A man sings at a bus stop after the funeral cortege carrying the coffin of Nelson Mandela arrived at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where Mandela will lie in state, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

18 / 32

Mourners cheer during a gathering in support of former South African President Nelson Mandela while in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

19 / 32

Military outriders escort the funeral cortege carrying the coffin of Nelson Mandela through a street of Pretoria December 11, 2013, on its way to the Union Buildings. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

20 / 32
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

People queue to view the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

21 / 32

Women attend a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela held by the African National Congress Women's League in Johannesburg, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Ihsaan Haffejee

22 / 32

People line up to view the body of Nelson Mandela outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

23 / 32

A police officer controls a crowd gathered near the Union Buildings, where Nelson Mandela is lying in state, in Pretoria December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Mujahid Safodien

24 / 32

People queue to view the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

25 / 32

A girl displays a text on her cheek while waiting with her family to pay tribute to former South African president Nelson Mandela in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Yves Herman

26 / 32

A motorbike policeman clears residents from the road as the funeral cortege carrying the coffin of former South African President Nelson Mandela leaves the Union Buildings in the capital Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

27 / 32

People leave the Union Buildings in Pretoria after viewing the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela who is lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Mujahid Safodien

28 / 32

Military personnel carry the remains of the late Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Marco Longari/Pool

29 / 32

Mourners gather behind police cordons after being denied entry to the site where Nelson Mandela was lying in state in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

30 / 32
Advertisement
Skip ad
3

South African singer/songwriter Zahara poses in a dress bearing the image of former South African President Nelson Mandela during a memorial service in his honour held by the African National Congress Women's League in Johannesburg, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Ihsaan Haffejee

31 / 32

People wait for transport to take them to view the body of former South African President Nelson Mandela, who is lying in state, at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, December 11, 2013. REUTERS/Mujahid Safodien

32 / 32

All Collections

East Jerusalem erupts

Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Collections

The amfAR red carpet

Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Collections

Burlesque meets Lucha libre

Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Collections

The world in a city

Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Collections

Slow-motion lava

Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Collections

Sad Kansas fans

Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Collections

World Series ruckus

Thursday, October 30, 2014

All Collections

Giants win World Series

Thursday, October 30, 2014