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Dignitaries attending Olympic Opening Ceremony

Over one hundred Heads of State and Heads of Government have been arriving in the UK over the past week to play a part in the Olympic Games. They include:

  • Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil (which is hosting the 2016 Olympics)
  • Jean-Marc Ayrault, Prime Minister of France
  • Enda Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland
  • Dmitry Medvedev, Prime Minister of Russia
  • Michelle Obama, First Lady of the USA
  • David and Samantha Cameron, Prime Minister and First Lady
  • Nick and Miriam Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister and wife
  • William and Ffion Hague, Foreign Secretary and wife
  • Jeremy and Lucia Hunt, Culture Secretary and wife
  • Hugh and Anne Robertson, Olympic Secretary and wife
  • George and Frances Osborne, Chancellor and wife
  • Baroness Warsi, Minister Without Portfolio