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Embalming is the art and science of preserving human remains by treating them to forestall .... At the time of his state funeral in 1805, his body was found to still be in ... on the region of the w...

Hugo Chávez, and 7 other perfectly preserved dead world leaders ...


Mar 8, 2013 ... Hugo Chávez, and 7 other perfectly preserved dead world leaders you can ... communist) leaders and boxing their bodies in glass for posterity may have gone out of vogue with the end of the Cold War, but Chávez still has distinguished company. Here are the most notable members of the exclusive club:.

Hugo Chavez and Other Dead World Leaders on Display | TIME.com


Mar 8, 2013 ... Venezuela's government announced Thursday that late president Hugo Chavez's body is to be embalmed and displayed inside a glass coffin ...

Hugo Chavez and 11 other Bodies on Display - ABC News


Mar 8, 2013 ... Hugo Chavez may be dead, but that doesn't mean he won't still be among his fellow Venezuelans, quite literally. Chavez's body will be embalmed and put on permanent display in a ... But he's far from the first person -- famous, or posthumously ... Hugo Chavez, and 11 Other People Preserved after Death.

What's behind the display of embalmed world leaders? - CNN.com


Mar 8, 2013 ... The body of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez will rest in a glass case on public display. ... The displayed bodies of world leaders – The body of Venezuelan .... Perhaps the best known is Russia's Vladimir Lenin, whose body still lies ... leader to have his corpse preserved in this way -- was a reflection of ...

Preserved world leaders include Stalin, Lenin, Ho Chi Minh


Mar 8, 2013 ... KIM JONG IL: The leader's body, still in his trademark khaki jumpsuit, was unveiled on December 17, 2012, the anniversary of his death. It rests ...

15 Famous Corpses You Can Visit - The Culture Trip


May 23, 2016 ... Humans have had the peculiar habit of preserving the bodies of their rulers ... of the world's most infamous and controversial leaders, the bodies are put on ... Lenin's body is still in the Red Square today and open to the public.

Vatican's secret, and deadly, project to mummify saints | New York ...


Mar 22, 2014 ... But the Vatican has bigger problems than the bodies of popes. Across the world, the hands, heads and feet of saints are venerated — an ... a nun famous for her visions of Jesus and her devotion to the poor in ... It will be a day to honor two of the Catholic Church's most popular leaders, the “Good Pope” who .....

Why are some leaders' corpses preserved? - BBC News - BBC.com


Mar 9, 2013 ... How do you preserve a body indefinitely, and why is it done? ... the footsteps of other embalmed leaders, Ho Chi Minh, Lenin and Mao Zedong.

Top 10 Most Famous Preserved Body Parts - Toptenz.net


Jun 23, 2012 ... Top 10 Most Famous Preserved Body Parts. Posted by William O'Dell on .... capone-mafia Top 10 Mafia Leaders Who Not Murdered and Died Normal Deaths→. matahari 10 Ways Sex has Influenced the World of Espionage→ ... Some bones and dental plates still are in an archive in Russia. There's no way ...

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18 Unbelievably Alive Dead People Who Will Scare You Silly - Emlii


The government decided to preserve the body of Lenin for future generations. ... She has this uncanny attraction that makes her the most well preserved mummy in the world. .... isn't particularly well-preserved, she is notable for the intricate tattoos that still paint ... Lived more than 3,800 years ago, she was a village leader.

Dead World Leaders On Display (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post


Mar 8, 2013 ... Dead World Leaders On Display (PHOTOS) ... Chavez will be preserved and placed on display permanently at the Museum of the Revolution in Caracas. Chavez will join a long tradition of leaders whose bodies have met a ...

Top 10 Famous Mummified Bodies - Listverse


Dec 24, 2009 ... A mummy is a corpse whose body has been preserved by either ... Mummies of humans and animals have been found throughout the world – both as a ... in the Lenin Mausoleum, Moscow where it can still be viewed today. 8.