April 24, 2007 / 2:28 PM / 12 years ago

FACTBOX: Dignitaries attending funeral of Boris Yeltsin

(Reuters) - Russia’s former President Boris Yeltsin who died on Monday, lay in state before a state funeral on Wednesday for the man who dismantled the Soviet Union and led Russia through its first uncertain years of independence.

Here is an initial list of guests for the funeral:

BELARUS - President Alexander Lukashenko

BULGARIA - Former President Zhelyu Zhelev

FRANCE - Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy

GERMANY - President Horst Koehler

HUNGARY - Former Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy

ITALY - Lifetime Senator Giulio Andreotti

KAZAKHSTAN - President Nursultan Nazarbayev

POLAND - Former President Lech Walesa

SERBIA - Interior Minister Dragan Jocic

- Science & Environment Minister Aleksandar

Popovic.

SWEDEN - Foreign Minister Carl Bildt

TURKEY - State Minister Mehmet Aydin

UKRAINE - Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovich

UNITED KINGDOM - Former Prime Minister John Major

Prince Andrew, the Duke of York

UNITED STATES - Former President Bill Clinton

Former President George H.W. Bush

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