PRESIDENT Joe Biden will be just one of 500 heads of state and VIPs at the Queen’s funeral.
He will be joined by fellow G7 leaders French President Emmanuel Macron, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Japanese Emperor Naruhito.
Other royals attending include the kings of Belgium, Bhutan, Giordania, Lesotho, Paesi Bassi, Norvegia, Saudi Arabia, Spagna, Svezia, and Tonga.
The Queen of Danimarca will be there, pure, alongside the crown princes of Bahrain, Kuwait and Liechtenstein, plus the sultans of Brunei and Oman.
Nuova Zelanda will be represented by Maori King Tuheitia Paki and PM Jacinda Ardern.
Altro Commonwealth leaders include Australian PM Anthony Albanese, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Indian President Droupadi Murmu and Jamaican PM Andrew Holness.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel will both attend, as will Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska, Irish President Michael D Higgins e Taoiseach Micheál Martin.
China’s Vice-President Wang Qishan, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro e South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol are all invited.
But six countries — Russia, Bielorussia, Myanmar, Afghanistan, Syria and Venezuela — were overlooked when the funeral invitations were sent out.