Eternal Sleep Without Counting Sheep

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Lying in state is a term used to describe the tradition in which an open coffin is placed on view to allow the public at large to pay their respects to the deceased. There’s something both eerie and peaceful about the act of just lying there. Here are some of the famous and infamous who sleep the eternal sleep. Quiet please.

Boris Yeltsin

President Paul von Hindenburg

James Brown

Josef Stalin

Mario Lanza

Duchess and Archduke Ferdinand

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Leon Trotsky (Lev Davidovich Bronstein)

Eva Peron

Buck Owens

V.I. Lenin

Mr. and Mrs. Marcos