After the recent death of Hugo Chavez, it was thought that his body would be put on permanent display. Though Venezuela's information minister now says
that will not be the case, there are many deceased world leaders whose remains have been embalmed for the public. Read on to see more preserved politicians.
In this picture, Maduro, first left, Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva, second left, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, third left, and Hugo Chavez's daughter Rosa Virginia mourn next to the glass-topped casket containing Chavez's remains at the military academy in Caracas March 7, 2013.