National day of mourning

Finnish flag at half-staff due to the 2011 Norway attacks on 22 July 2011.

A national day of mourning is a day or days marked by mourning and memorial activities observed among the majority of a country's populace. They are designated by the national government. Such days include those marking the death or funeral of a renowned individual or individuals from that country or elsewhere or the anniversary of such a death or deaths, the anniversaries of a significant natural or man-made disaster occurring either in the country or another country, wartime commemorations or in memory of the victims of a terrorist attack. Flying a national or military flag of that country at half-staff is a common symbol.

International and national days of mourningEdit

International and national days of mourning include:

Selected list of figures recognizedEdit

State officialsEdit

India declared five-day State Mourning,[13] Venezuela declared three days of national mourning[14] Dominican Republic declared day of mourning in 10 December 2013.[15]

Religious figuresEdit

Sporting figuresEdit

Cultural figuresEdit

TragediesEdit

The 44 police officers who perished during the Mamasapano clash

1800sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 United States 1865 1 Assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln A National Day of Mourning was held on June 1.[65][66]
 United States 1881 1 Death of U.S. President James A. Garfield [67]
 Netherlands 1890 1 Death of King William III [68]

1900sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 United Kingdom 1901 11 Death of Queen Victoria
 United States 1901 1 Assassination of U.S. President William McKinley [69]

1920sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 United States 1923 1 Death of U.S. President Warren G. Harding [70]
 Soviet Union 1924 1 Death of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin [5][71]
 Second Polish Republic 1924 At least 1 Death of former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson Wilson called for an independent Polish state in his 1918 Fourteen Points statement.[72]

1930sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 Netherlands 1934 1 Death of former Queen consort Emma [73]
 Second Polish Republic 1934 1 Assassination of Interior Minister Bronisław Pieracki Public shows, concerts, and games were suspended.[74]
 Netherlands 1934 1 Death of Duke Henry, prince consort [75]
 Second Polish Republic 1935 3 Death of Polish statesman Józef Piłsudski Public shows, concerts, and games were suspended.[76]
 United Kingdom 1936 8 Death of King George V
 Czechoslovakia 1937 7 Death of President Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk [77]
 Second Polish Republic 1938 At least 1 Death of Armenian Catholic Archbishop of Lviv Józef Teodorowicz [72]
  Holy See 1939 9 Death of Pope Pius XI [78]
 Kingdom of Italy 1 [79]

1940sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 Nazi Germany 1943 3 Collapse of the Battle of Stalingrad A period of three days’ national mourning was ordered, with places of entertainment closed and all wireless stations playing solemn music, yet the newspapers were forbidden black margins and no flags were to be flown at half mast.[80]
 Polish government-in-exile 1943 26 Death of Polish Prime Minister-in-Exile Władysław Sikorski It was the longest period of mourning in Poland's history.[81][72]
 Iran 1944 1 Death of former Shah of Iran Reza Shah July 31 declared a day of national mourning. All government and business offices closed.[82]
 Polish government-in-exile 1944 15 Collapse of the Warsaw Uprising [83][72]
 Mexico 1945 3 Death of U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt [84]
 United States 1 [1]
 Portugal 1945 3 Death of Chancellor of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler [85]
 India 1948 13 Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi [86]

1950sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 China 1950 1 Death of Secretary General of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China Ren Bishi The then Funeral Committee recommended that entertainment activities be stopped on the day of the memorial service on October 30 and the flag be lowered to half mast.[87]
 United Kingdom 1952 9 Death of King George VI As the news of the King's death spread, all cinemas and theatres closed, and BBC programmes were cancelled except for news bulletins. Flags in every town were at half-mast, and sports fixtures were cancelled.[88]
 Australia 1 [89]
 New Zealand [89]
 India [90]
 Argentina 1952 30 Death of First Ladies Argentina Eva Perón [91]
 Netherlands 1953 1 Victims of the North Sea flood of 1953 (watersnoodramp) [92]
 Soviet Union 1953 4 Death of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin The television broadcast a program commemorating the deceased leader, and the radio broadcast the music of mourning. Theaters, cinemas and entertainment venues were closed, concerts and sports games were cancelled.[93]
 Romania Theaters, cinemas and entertainment venues closed.[94]
 Bulgaria Theaters, cinemas and entertainment venues closed.
 China 3 [95]
 Poland 1 Entertainment venues were closed.[96][72]
 Czechoslovakia Theaters, cinemas and entertainment venues closed.
 Hungary Theaters, cinemas and entertainment venues closed.
 East Germany
 Czechoslovakia 1953 5 Death of President Klement Gottwald Theater performances cancelled, entertainment venues closed, mourning music was played by radio stations.[77]
 Poland 1956 4 Death of former President Bolesław Bierut Theaters, cinemas and entertainment venues closed, radio stations played classical music.[97][72]
 Belgium 1956 1 Victims of the Marcinelle mining disaster [98][99]
 Philippines 1957 30 Death of President Philippines Ramon Magsaysay [100]
 Czechoslovakia 1957 5 Death of President Antonín Zápotocký [77]
 Spain 1958 10 Death of Pope Pius XII [101]
  Holy See 9 [102]
 Italy 3 Schools and places of entertainment were closed.[102]
 Cuba [101]

1960sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 East Germany 1960 3 Death of President of East Germany Wilhelm Pieck [103]
 Netherlands 1962 1 Death of former Queen Wilhelmina It has been decided that the flags should be hung in half mast, that theater and cinema performances and sports competitions should be canceled, that in public places music should only be heard softly and that it should come from one of the Dutch radio or television channels.[104]
 Spain 1963 10 Death of Pope John XXIII [105]
  Holy See 9 [106]
 Philippines [107]
 Italy 3 Schools and places of entertainment were closed.[108]
 Republic of the Congo 1 [109]
 Cuba 1963 3 Victims of Hurricane Flora [110]
 Argentina 1963 8 Assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy [111]
 Ecuador [112]
 Nicaragua [113]
 Costa Rica 5 [114]
 San Marino 3 Public offices and schools were closed.[115]
 Israel From all governmental buildings on all levels–national and local–flags flew at half-mast. The entertainment venues have closed.[116]
 Philippines During this period, flags of all government buildings and installations throughout the Philippines shall be flown at half-mast.[117]
 Brazil [118]
 Colombia [119]
 El Salvador [119]
 Venezuela [119]
 Honduras [119]
 Guatemala [119]
 United States 1 Federal agencies and departments were closed. Following the official announcement of President Kennedy's death, all three commercial networks suspended their regular programming and commercials for the first time in the short history of television and ran coverage on a non-stop basis for four days. Many schools, offices, place of entertainment, stores, and factories in the US have closed. The ones that were open scheduled a minute of silence.[120]
 Netherlands The flag was hung in half mast on government buildings. Municipalities and provinces were called to do the same and to give up "public entertainment" and music in the streets.[121]
 Ireland Businesses, shops and schools were closed.[122]
 Peru [119]
 Uruguay [119]
 Bulgaria 1964 3 Death of head of state and chairman of the presidium of the national assembly of Bulgaria Dimitar Ganev [123]
 India 1964 12 Death of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru [124]
 Egypt 7 [125]
 Uganda 1 [125]
 Poland 1964 4 Death of Polish head of state Aleksander Zawadzki [126][72]
 Philippines 1964 At least 1 Death of Eulogio Rodriguez [127]
 United Kingdom 1965 3 Death of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill As of 2020, this was the last time official mourning was declared in the UK.[128]
 Brazil [129]
 Romania 1965 5 Death of General Secretary of the Romanian Communist Party and President of the State Council Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej [130]
 West Germany 1967 3 Death of former Chancellor of Germany Konrad Adenauer [131]
 Belgium 1967 1 Victims of the L'Innovation Department Store fire [98][99]
 Cuba 1967 3 Death of Che Guevara [132]
 Soviet Union 1968 1 Death of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin This was the 1st time in Soviet history that a day of mourning was declared for someone who was not a head of state.[4][5]
 United States 1968 1 Assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. [133]
 United States 1968 1 Assassination of U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy [134]
 Israel 1969 2 Death of Prime Minister Levi Eshkol Flags across the country were brought to half mast and all places of entertainment were closed.[135]
 United States 1969 1 Death of former U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower Federal agencies and departments were closed.[136][137]
 Republic of the Congo (Léopoldville) 1969 1 Death of former President Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Kasa-Vubu The day of the funeral was a day of national mourning. Cinemas, shops, restaurants, factories and offices were closed.[138][139]
 India 1969 13 Death of President India Zakir Husain [140]
 Kenya 1969 7 Assassination of Minister of Justice Tom Mboya [141][142]

1970sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 Egypt 1970 40 Death of President Egypt Gamal Abdel Nasser When the news of President Nasser's death came, all TV and radio stations interrupted the program and broadcast Koran recitations and mourning songs. Theaters, cinemas, shops and offices closed until the funeral on October 1.[143][144]
 India 3 [145][146]
 East Germany 1 October 1 was the day of national mourning.[147]
 France 1970 1 Death of former President of France Charles de Gaulle As part of the national mourning, radio and television stations abandoned their regular programs in favor of those with a solemn cast. On Thursday, the day of the funeral, cinemas, theaters, schools and public offices were closed.[148]
 Philippines 1971 30 Death of former President Carlos P. Garcia [149]
 Guinea 1972 3 Death of former President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah [150]
 United States 1972 1 Death of former U.S. President Harry S. Truman Federal agencies and departments were closed.[151][152]
 United States 1973 1 Death of former U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson Federal agencies and departments were closed.[153][154]
 East Germany 1973 1 Death of Chairman of the State Council Walter Ulbricht [155]
 North Vietnam 1973 1 Death of President Chile Salvador Allende Chilean President Allende was killed in a coup d'état. The day was declared a national day of mourning, and all entertainments were stopped.[156]
 Ethiopia 1973 1 Death of Abebe Bikila [157][158]
 Spain 1973 3 Assassination of Prime Minister Spain Luis Carrero Blanco All public buildings are closed.[159]
 France 1974 1 Death of President of France Georges Pompidou On Saturday, April 6, it was a day of national mourning. On this day, theaters, cinemas, concert halls and schools were closed.[160][161]
 Argentina 1974 3 Death of President Argentina Juan Perón
 Spain [162]
 Yugoslavia 1974 1 Victims of the Zagreb train disaster [163]
 Taiwan 1975 30 Death of President Taiwan Chiang Kai-shek All entertainment venues and clubs have closed.[164]
 Ireland 1975 1 Death of former Taoiseach and President Ireland Éamon de Valera Normal programs were canceled in favor of somber funeral music and programs relating to Mr. de Valera's life. Irish television also carried special programs.[165][166]
 Spain 1975 20 Death Caudillo of Spain Francisco Franco Flags went to half staff on public buildings, radio and television stations broadcast religious or classical music and all theaters closed until Monday.[167][168]
 Cuba 3 The revolutionary government of Cuba ordered official mourning for three days. Since Thursday, flags have flown with half of the staff across Cuba.[169][170]
 China 1976 7 Death of Premier of the People's Republic of China Zhou Enlai All entertainment and music activities are suspended and theaters are closed.[171]
 North Korea 1976 9 Death of Chairman of the Communist Party of China Mao Zedong All entertainment, music and dancing are forbidden. Theaters and other venues are closed.[172][173]
 Sri Lanka [173]
 Tanzania [173]
 Sierra Leone [173]
 China 7 All entertainment and music activities are suspended and theaters are closed.[171]
 Cambodia [173]
 Albania 3 [173]
 Venezuela [173]
 Republic of the Congo 1 September 13 was declared a day of national mourning.[174]
 India 1977 13 Death of President India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed [175]
 Cyprus 1977 3 Death of President Cyprus and Archbishop of Cyprus Makarios III [176][177]
 Portugal 1977 3 Victims of the crash of TAP Air Portugal Flight 425 [178]
  Holy See 1978 9 Death of Pope Paul VI [179]
 Syria [180]
 Egypt 7 [180]
 Spain 4 [181]
 Brazil 3 [180]
 Italy [182]
 Philippines 1 27 November day of mourning[183]
 Kenya 1978 30 Death of President Kenya Jomo Kenyatta [184]
  Holy See 1978 9 Death of Pope John Paul I [185]
 Spain 3 [186]
 Zaire [187]
 Algeria 1978 40 Death of President Algeria Houari Boumédiène Radio stations began to play mourning songs at the time of the president's death.[188][189]
 Mauritania 1979 40 Death of Prime Minister Ahmed Ould Bouceif in a plane crash [190]
 Angola 1979 45 Death of first President Angola Agostinho Neto The Angolan government has called for a 45 day period of mourning for its lost leader, during which all festivals, cultural events and sports are to be banned.[191][192]
 Czechoslovakia 1979 3 Death of Former President Ludvík Svoboda [77]

1980sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 Portugal 1980 3 Victims of 1980 Azores Islands earthquake [178]
 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1980 7 Death of President of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito Sports competitions, concerts were canceled, places of entertainment and clubs were closed, television broadcast programs commemorating the deceased leader and the radio played funeral music[193][194]
 North Korea [172]
 Portugal 1980 5 Death of Prime Minister Francisco de Sá Carneiro and Minister Adelino Amaro da Costa [178]
 Poland 1981 4 Death of Primate of Poland Stefan Wyszyński The Government declared a period of national mourning through Saturday, with flags at half-staff, theaters and movie houses closed, and subdued programming on radio and television.[72][195]
 Bangladesh 1981 40 Assassination of President Bangladesh Ziaur Rahman [196]
 China 1981 1 Death of Soong Ching-ling On the day of the funeral ceremony, which took place on June 3, the national flag was abandoned to mourning, and entertainment activities were suspended for one day.[197]
 Egypt 1981 40 Assassination of President Anwar Sadat [198]
 Portugal 3 [178]
 Syria 1982 7 Death of Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev [199]
 Soviet Union 4 All sporting events have been canceled through Monday, when the mourning period ends. Schools will be closed on the day of the funeral and artillery salvoes are to be fired here and in other major cities. The television broadcast a program commemorating the deceased leader, and the radio broadcast the music of mourning.[200]
 North Korea [172]
 Laos [172]
 India 3 [201]
 Vietnam [172]
 People's Republic of Kampuchea [172]
 Afghanistan [172]
 Czechoslovakia 1 [202]
 United States 1983 1 Victims of the shootdown of Korean Air Lines Flight 007 over the Sea of Japan [203]
 Cuba 1983 5 Cuban victims of United States invasion of Grenada [204]
 Soviet Union 1984 4 Death of Soviet leader Yuri Andropov [205][5]
 Bulgaria 2 [206]
 North Korea [172]
 Zimbabwe

[207]

 Czechoslovakia 1 [208]
 Guinea 1984 40 Death of President Ahmed Sékou Touré [209]
 India 1984 13 Assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi [210]
 Pakistan 3 [211][212]
 Bulgaria 1 [213]
 Soviet Union 1985 3 Death of Soviet leader Konstantin Chernenko Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday were declared official days of mourning for the dead leader, entertainment venues and theaters closed, with all elementary and secondary schools closed on Wednesday, the day of the funeral.[214][215]
 India [216]
 Iraq [216]
 Syria [217]
 East Germany 1 [218]
 Czechoslovakia [219]
 Albania 1985 7 Death of Albanian leader Enver Hoxha Cinemas, theaters and places of entertainment were closed, the radio was playing funeral music.[220]
 Brazil 1985 8 Death of President-elect of Brazil Tancredo Neves [221]
 Guyana 1985 14 Death of President Guyana Forbes Burnham All government functions will be canceled. Many stores, restaurants and theaters have remained closed since government radio announced Burnhan’s death.[222]
 Portugal 1985 3 Victims of Moimenta-Alcafache train crash [178]
 Cuba 1986 3 Assassination of Prime Minister of Sweden Olof Palme [223]
 Nicaragua [224]
 India 1 [224]
 Vietnam 1986 5 Death of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Lê Duẩn [225][226][227]
 Mozambique 1986 60 Victims of the 1986 Mozambican Tupolev Tu-134 crash Nine passengers and one crew member survived the crash, but President Samora Machel and 33 others died, including ministers and officials of the Mozambican government.[228]
 Portugal 3 [178]
 Philippines 1987 10 Death of Senator Jose Diokno [229]
 United States 1987 1 Victims of the USS Stark incident [230]
 Philippines 1987 12 Assassination of Jaime Ferrer [231]
 Taiwan 1988 30 Death of President Taiwan Chiang Ching-kuo All entertainment venues and clubs have closed.[232]
 Pakistan 1988 10 Death of President Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq [233]
 Egypt 7 [233]
 Soviet Union 1988 1 Victims of the 1988 Armenian earthquake This was the 1st time in Soviet history that a day of mourning was declared for a disaster.[5]
 Philippines 1988 1 Death of Joaquin Roces [234]
 Japan 1989 3 Death of emperor of Japan Hirohito On January 8, 9 and February 24, the day of the emperor's funeral was a day of national mourning. TV and radio stations interrupted programs to broadcast information on the death of the emperor. Places of entertainment, night clubs were closed and concerts were canceled, companies and schools were closed on the day of the funeral.[235][236]
 Portugal [178]
 Iran 1989 40 Death of Supreme Leader of Iran Ruhollah Khomeini As a mark of respect, Iran's government ordered all schools closed Sunday and declared 40 days of mourning and said schools would be closed for five days.[237][238][239]
 Pakistan 10 [240]
 Syria 7 [240]
 Afghanistan 3 [240]
 Lebanon [240]
 Soviet Union 1989 1 Victims of the Ufa train disaster This was the last instance of national mourning before the Soviet Union's dissolution in 1991.[241][5]

1990sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 Romania 1990 1 Victims of the Romanian Revolution Over 1,110 fatalities. January 12 was a day of national mourning to commemorate the victims of the revolution.[242]
 Italy 1990 2 Death of former President Sandro Pertini [243]
 Bulgaria 1990 1 Drowning of 10 service members in the river Varbitsa [244]
 India 1991 7 Assassination of former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi Closed government offices and schools.[245][246]
 Portugal 1991 1 Victims of Santa Cruz massacre in East Timor [178]
 El Salvador 1992 3 Death of Roberto D'Aubuisson [247]
 Philippines 1992 At least 1 Death of former Senator Lorenzo M. Tañada [248]
 Germany 1992 1 Death of former Chancellor of Germany Willy Brandt [131]
 Spain 1993 7 Death of Infante Juan, Count of Barcelona [249][250]
 Turkey 1993 4 Death of President Turkey Turgut Özal State media switched to mourning music, sports, music events were canceled and flags were lowered to half-staff.[251][252]
 Egypt 3
 Pakistan
 Sri Lanka 1993 5 Assassination of President Sri Lanka Ranasinghe Premadasa A curfew was also introduced in connection with the murder of the president.[253]
 Philippines 1993 At least 1 Death of former Vice President Fernando H.Lopez [254]
 Belgium 1993 9 Death of King Baudouin of Belgium [98][99]
 Zaire 1 [255]
 Russia 1993 1 Victims of the 1993 Russian coup attempt [256]
 Ivory Coast 1993/4 30 Death of President Félix Houphouët-Boigny [257]
 Hungary 1993 1 Death of Prime Minister of Hungary József Antall [258]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1994 1 Victims of the Markale massacres [259]
 Greece 1994 3 Death of actress, singer, politician and former Minister for Culture Melina Mercouri [260]
 Belgium 1994 1 The killing of 10 Belgian soldiers during the Rwandan Civil War [98][99]
 United States 1994 1 Death of former U.S. President Richard Nixon Federal agencies and departments were closed.[261][262]
 Brazil 1994 3 Death of Formula One driver Ayrton Senna [263]
 North Korea 1994 10 Death of North Korean President Kim Il-sung Official mourning period. All entertainment and music activities suspended, theaters closed for the period of mourning.[264]
1994-97 1,097 Total mourning period.[265]
 Estonia 1994 1 Victims of the disaster ferry MS Estonia 285 Estonian citizens were killed. Many schools and businesses announced they were closing for several days. Radio stations played calm and gloomy music.[266][267][268][269]
 Finland 10 Finnish citizens were killed.[270][271]
 Sweden 501 Swedish citizens were killed.[272][273]
 United States 1995 1 Victims of the Oklahoma City bombing [274]
 Russia 1995 1 Victims of the 1995 Neftegorsk earthquake [275]
 Russia 1995 1 Victims of the Budyonnovsk hospital hostage crisis [276]
 Bulgaria 1995 1 14 soldiers killed in a vehicle crash in Sofia [244]
 Israel 1995 2 Assassination of Prime Minister Israel Yitzhak Rabin November 5 and 6 are days of official national mourning. Theaters, cinemas and places of entertainment were closed for two days official mourning. 30 days of Jewish mourning from the day of the funeral.[277][278][279]
 France 1996 1 Death of former President of France François Mitterrand [280]
 Russia 1996 1 Victims of the "terrorist attack against government agencies and residents" during the Battle of Grozny [281]
 Portugal 1996 2 Death of former President António de Spínola [178]
 Russia 1996 1 Victims of the 1996 Rostov Oblast bus-train crash (ru) [282]
 Russia 1996 1 Victims of the Kaspiysk apartment building bombing (ru) [283]
 Israel 1997 1 Victims of the Israeli helicopter disaster February 6 was declared an official day of mourning. Theaters and cinemas were closed, radio stations played classical music.[284][285]
 China 1997 7 Death of Deng Xiaoping All entertainment and music activities are suspended and theaters are closed.[286]
 Guyana 1997 6 Death of President Guyana Cheddi Jagan [287][288]
 Poland 1997 1 Victims of the 1997 Central European flood Also known as the Millennium Flood in Poland.[72]
 United Kingdom 1997 1 Death of Diana, Princess of Wales While not an official day of mourning, the Saturday of Diana's funeral brought the UK close to a standstill. Shops and banks were closed, sports events were postponed, and theatre and cinema showings were canceled.[128]
 Bulgaria 1997 1 Victims of a mine accident in Bobov Dol [244]
 Albania 1997 3 Death of Mother Teresa [289]
 India 1 [290][289]
 Malawi 1997 7 Death of former President Malawi Hastings Banda [291]
 Russia 1997 1 Victims of a mine accident in Kemerovo Oblast [292]
 India 1998 3 Death of former Prime Minister India Gulzarilal Nanda [293]
 Portugal 1998 1 Death of António Ribeiro [178]
 Greece 1998 3 Death of former President Greece and Prime Minister Konstantinos Karamanlis [294]
 Germany 1998 1 Victims of the Eschede derailment
 Nigeria 1998 7 Death of Head of State Nigeria Sani Abacha [295][296]
  Switzerland 1998 1 Victims of the Swissair Flight 111 229 people died, including 48 Swiss citizens. September 5 was declared a day of mourning.[297]
 Hungary 1999 1 Victims of the 1999 Deutschlandsberg bus crash [258][298]
 United Arab Emirates 1999 40 Death of King Hussein of Jordan Government offices closed for three days[299][300]
 Jordan 3 Shops were quickly shuttered, and school classes canceled. The government announced there would be three days of official mourning, during which all business would be halted, and then three months of customary Muslim mourning.[301]
 Egypt [302][299]
 Algeria [303]
 Oman [304]
 Syria [305]
 Yemen [300]
 Palestine [300]
 Kuwait 2 [299][300]
 India 1 [306]
 Bahrain 1999 90 Death of Bahrain Emir Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa Three months of national mourning.[307]
 Bangladesh 1 [308]
 Russia 1999 1 Victims of the Samara police department fire (ru) [309]
 Russia 1999 1 Victims of the 1999 Vladikavkaz bombing and a fire at a psychiatric hospital [310]
 Philippines 1999 2 Death of former Senate Republic Marcelo B. Fernan [311]
 Zimbabwe 1999 5 Death of Vice President Joshua Nkomo [312]
 Morocco 1999 40 Death of Morocco King Hassan II [313]
 United Arab Emirates [314]
 Bahrain 7 [314]
 Mauritania [315]
 Algeria 3 [315]
 Egypt [314]
 Jordan [314]
 Lebanon [314]
 Libya [314]
 Palestine [316][314]
 Qatar [314]
 Sudan [314]
 Syria [314]
 Tunisia [314]
 Yemen [314]
 Portugal 2 [178]
 Russia 1999 1 Victims of the Russian apartment bombings [317]
 Portugal 1999 3 Death of Amália Rodrigues [178]
 Tanzania 1999 30 Death of former President of Tanzania Julius Nyerere [318]
 Gabon 2 [319]
 Armenia 1999 3 Victims of Armenian parliament shooting Armenian Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan and Speaker of Parliament Karen Demirchyan were killed in the assassination.[320]
 Croatia 1999 3 Death of President of Croatia Franjo Tuđman Theaters, cafes, cinemas and entertainment venues are closed for three days of official mourning. Television and radio broadcast quiet and festive music. Schools and offices were closed on the day of the funeral.[321][322][323]
 Brazil 1999 3 Death of former President João Figueiredo [324]

2000sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 Lebanon 2000 3 Death of former Prime Minister Saeb Salam [325]
 Tunisia 2000 7 Death of former first President Tunisia Habib Bourguiba [326][327][328]
 Algeria 3 [326]
 Syria 2000 40 Death of President of Syria Hafez al-Assad All TV stations interrupted the normal program and the radio stations were playing mournful music, theatres, entertainment places were closed, concerts were canceled. On the day of the funeral, shops, schools, banks and other offices were closed, and the city's normally busy traffic was absent.[329]
 Lebanon 7 State and private television stations played classical music, recitations from the Koran and clips from Syrian state television related to his death. Flags were to fly at half mast above all Lebanese official institutions and buildings. Theatres, restaurants, and clubs have cancelled their programmes in an act of respect. Lebanese government has also announced its schools, universities and technical institutions will be closed on Tuesday, when Assad's funeral is due to take place.[330]
 Egypt 3 [331]
 Jordan [332]
 Palestine [331][333]
 Oman [334]
 Brazil 2000 3 Death of Alexandre José Barbosa Lima Sobrinho [335]
 Germany 2000 1 Victims of the Air France Flight 4590 96 German citizens were among those killed.[336]
 Russia 2000 1 Victims of the Kursk submarine disaster [337]
 Cuba 2000 3 Death of former Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau [338]
 Austria 2000 2 Victims of the Kaprun disaster [339][340][341]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2001 30 Assassination of President Laurent-Désiré Kabila A 30-day period of national mourning was announced. Monday, January 22 and Tuesday, January 23, were declared bank holidays.[342][343]
 Zimbabwe 3 [344]
 Portugal 2001 2 Victims of the Hintze Ribeiro disaster [345][178]
   Nepal 2001 13 Victims of the Nepalese royal massacre [346]
 India 3 [347]
 Russia 2001 1 Victims of the crash of Vladivostok Air Flight 352 [348]
 Portugal 2001 3 Death of former President Francisco da Costa Gomes [178]
 Portugal 2001 3 Victims of the September 11 attacks [178]
 Poland Several Polish citizens were among those killed.[72]
 Dominican Republic [349]
 United States 1 President George W. Bush proclaimed September 14, 2001, a "National Day of Prayer and Remembrance."[350]
 Canada [351]
 European Union EU leaders declared 14 September a European Day of Mourning across all member states. Citizens were asked to observe 3 minutes of silence at midday CET.[352]
 France [353]
 Ireland Schools and businesses were closed across the country and all sports, public functions and entertainment were canceled.[354]
 Romania [355]
 Latvia [356]
 Czech Republic [357]
 Cyprus [358]
 Croatia [359]
 Albania [359]
 Greece [358]
 Israel [360]
 South Korea [361]
 Philippines [362]
 Slovenia [363]
 Bulgaria [364]
 Dominican Republic 2001 3 Death of former President Juan Bosch [365][366]
 Bulgaria 2001 1 7 children killed in a stampede in front of a disco bar in Sofia [367][244]
 Senegal 2001 15 Death of former President Senegal Léopold Sédar Senghor Many cultural, entertainment and sports events have been canceled.[368][369]
 United Kingdom 2002 10 Death of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother [370]
 Canada 1 [371]
 Philippines 2002 1 Death of Levi Celerio [372]
 Philippines 2002 1 Death of Lucio San Pedro [373]
 Nigeria 2002 2 Victims of the crash of EAS Airlines Flight 4226 [374]
 Dominican Republic 2002 3 Death of former President Joaquín Balaguer [375][376]
 Russia 2002 1 Victims of the 2002 Khankala Mi-26 crash [377]
 Russia 2002 1 Victims of the Moscow theater hostage crisis [378]
 Serbia 2003 3 Assassination of Prime Minister Zoran Đinđić [379][380][381]
 Spain 2003 2 Victims of the UM Airlines Flight 4230 [382][383]
 Philippines 2003 2 Death of former Vice President Emmanuel Pelaez [384]
 Italy 2003 1 Victims of the Nasiriyah bombing 18 Italian troops, including 12 Carabinieri policemen were killed in the blast along with an Italian civilian. A further 20 Italians and 80 Iraqis were wounded. November 18 The day of the state funeral of the fallen soldiers was a day of national mourning.[385]
 Azerbaijan 2003 7 Death of former President Heydar Aliyev All public entertainment was cancelled, and foreign television channels and radio stations were taken off the air.[386]
 Bulgaria 2003 1 Bulgarian soldiers killed in the 2003 Karbala bombings [387][244]
 North Macedonia 2004 3 Death of President North Macedonia Boris Trajkovski The president died in a plane crash.[388]
 Comoros 2004 3 Victims of Cyclone Gafilo [389]
 Spain 2004 3 Victims of the 2004 Madrid train bombings 130 Spanish citizens were among those killed[390]
 Poland 2 4 Polish citizens were among those killed.[72]
 Portugal 1 [391][178]
 Romania 16 Romanian citizens were among those killed[355]
 The Netherlands [392]
 Bulgaria 2004 1 Victims of a bus accident in the Lim river [244][393]
 Philippines 2004 1 Death of Nick Joaquin [394]
 Philippines 2004 1 Death of Jose M. Maceda [395]
 United States 2004 1 Death of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan Federal agencies and departments were closed.[396]
 Portugal 2004 1 Death of Minister António de Sousa Franco [178]
 Austria 2004 4 Death of President of Austria Thomas Klestil [397]
 Portugal 2004 1 Death of Carlos Paredes [178]
 Belgium 2004 1 Victims of an explosion at an industrial park in Ath [398]
 Paraguay 2004 3 Victims of the Ycuá Bolaños supermarket fire [399]
 Russia 2004 1 Victims of the 2004 Russian aircraft bombings [400]
 Russia 2004 2 Victims of the Beslan school siege [401]
 Portugal 2004 1 Death of President of Portuguese Constitutional court Luís Nunes de Almeida [178]
 United Arab Emirates 2004 40 Death of President United Arab Emirates Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan At the time of the announcement of the president's death, radio and TV stations were broadcasting Koranic verses, and schools, ministries, businesses and other offices were closed for several days.[402]
 Jordan [403]
 Bahrain [404]
 Yemen 3 [405]
 Algeria [406]
 Libya [407]
 Lebanon [408]
 Pakistan [409]
 Palestine 2004 40 Death of PNA President Yasser Arafat For three days, shops, schools, offices and businesses were closed.[410]
 Egypt 3 [410][411]
 Jordan [410][411]
 Lebanon [410][411]
 Libya [410][411]
 Morocco [410][411]
 Cuba [412]
 North Korea [413][414]
 Pakistan [415]
 Qatar [416]
 Tunisia [410][411]
 Yemen [410][411]
 Marshall Islands 2004/5 7 Victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami [417]
 Indonesia 3 [418]
 Thailand [419]
 Maldives [420]
 Australia 1 [421]
 Philippines [422]
 Sri Lanka [423]
 Malta [424]
  Switzerland [425]
 Finland [423]
 Norway [423]
 Sweden [423]
 Denmark [423]
 Germany [426]
 Poland [72]
 Czech Republic [427]
 Canada [428]
 Guyana [429]
 Luxembourg 2005 6 Death of Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium [430]
 Portugal 2005 1 Death of President of Portuguese Supreme Court of Justice Jorge Alberto Aragão Seia [178]
 Georgia 2005 2 Death of Prime Minister Georgia Zurab Zhvania [431][432]
 Togo 2005 60 Death of President Togo Gnassingbé Eyadéma [433]
 Portugal 2005 1 Death of Sister Lucia [178]
 Lebanon 2005 3 Assassination of former Prime Minister of Lebanon Rafic Hariri [434]
  Holy See 2005 9 Death of Pope John Paul II [435]
 Brazil 7 [436][437][438]
 Nicaragua [439]
 Poland 6 At the time of the Pope's death, all television stations suspended their normal schedules, devoted most of the airtime to current events in the Vatican and memories of the deceased pope, and throughout the entire mourning week, Polish music television presented calm, subdued music. Exhibitions, theatrical performances, concerts, places of entertainment and sport's games were cancelled. Schools, banks, offices, companies and shopping centers were closed on the day of the funeral.[72]
 Venezuela 5 [440]
 Lithuania [441][442]
 Philippines [443][438]
 Paraguay [438]
 Gabon [438]
 Italy 4 Schools and places of entertainment were closed[444][445]
 San Marino The 4th Day of national mourning was declared on the day of the funeral[446][447]
 Ghana [448]
 Costa Rica [438]
 Portugal 3 Some entertainment places have been closed.[449][178]
 Slovakia [450]
 Croatia April 4, April 5 and April 8, the day of the Pope's funeral were days of national mourning. On mourning days, there are no cultural, entertainment and sports events.[451]
 Malta Government and public institutions as well as places of entertainment were closed for a period of 3 days of mourning.[452]
 Lebanon [453]
 Argentina [454]
 Chile [440]
 Cuba National mourning on April 3, 4 and 5. The government suspended all entertainment and public celebrations, including the final matches of the baseball championship, Cuba's most popular sport.[455][456][457]
 Peru [458]
 Bolivia [438]
 Ecuador [459]
 Haiti [440]
 Panama [440]
 Guatemala [440]
 East Timor [438][460]
 El Salvador [461][462]
 Dominican Republic [463]
 Egypt [458]
 Nigeria [453]
 Guinea-Bissau Entertainment and nightclubs were closed on April 4-6 and on the funeral on April 8.[464]
 Cape Verde [438]
 India Government institutions were closed during mourning and some schools.[465][466]
 Colombia 2 [440]
 Zambia [467]
 Kosovo [438]
 Romania 1 [355]
 Czech Republic [468]
 Hungary [258]
 Slovenia The day of the Pope's funeral was a day of national mourning. Many cultural, sporting and entertainment events were canceled and the Holy Father was honored with a three-minute silence at 10:00.[469]
 Albania [470]
 Ukraine [471]
 Uruguay [440]
 Mexico [472]
 Spain [473]
 Ireland [474]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina [475]
 Seychelles [476]
 Ivory Coast [477]
 Kenya [478]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo [476]
 Republic of the Congo [476]
 Malawi [476]
 Mozambique [479]
 Angola [480]
 Bangladesh [481]
 Philippines 2005 1 Death of Ang Kiu Kok [482]
 Philippines 2005 4 Death of Jaime Cardinal Sin [483]
 United Kingdom 2005 1 Victims of the 7 July 2005 London bombings [484]
 Poland 3 Polish citizens were among those killed.[72]
 United Arab Emirates 2005 7 Death of King Fahd of Saudi Arabia [485]
 Pakistan [485]
 Saudi Arabia 3 [485]
 Algeria [485]
 Arab League [485]
 Egypt [485]
 Iraq [485]
 Jordan [485]
 Kuwait [485]
 Lebanon [485]
 Morocco [485]
 Oman [485]
 Palestine [485]
 Qatar [485]
 Syria [485]
 Yemen [485]
 India 1 [486]
 Bangladesh [487]
 Sudan 2005 3 Death of former Vice President of Sudan John Garang [488]
 Uganda 1 [489]
 Cyprus 2005 3 Victims of the Helios Airways Flight 522 [490]
 Greece 1 [491]
 UAE 2006 40 Death of Emir Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al-Maktoum [492]
 Kuwait 2006 40 Death of Emir Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah The government announced a 40-day period of mourning and said offices would be closed for three days.[493]
 Yemen 3 [494]
 Pakistan [495]
 Mauritius [496]
 Montenegro 2006 3 Victims of the 2006 Montenegro train crash [497]
 Kosovo 2006 5 Death of President Kosovo Ibrahim Rugova [498][499]
 Poland 2006 4 Victims of the Katowice Trade Hall roof collapse [72]
 Germany 2006 1 Death of former President of Germany Johannes Rau [131]
 Estonia 2006 1 Death of former first President Lennart Meri [500]
 Russia 2006 1 Victims of the crash of Armavia Flight 967 [501]
 Armenia [502]
 Russia 2006 1 Victims of the crash of S7 Airlines Flight 778 [503]
   Nepal 2006 1 Victims of a helicopter crash in Lelep State Minister Gopal Rai and 23 others were killed[504]
 Russia 2006 1 Victims of the crash of Pulkovo Aviation Enterprise Flight 612 [505]
 Ukraine [505]
 Poland 2006 3 Victims of the 2006 Halemba Coal Mine disaster [72]
 Nigeria 2006 3 Victims of the ADC Airlines Flight 53 [506]
 Gambia 2006 1 Victims of a fire incident at Kanifing East Estate [507]
 Lebanon 2006 3 Assassination of Minister Pierre Gemayal [508]
 Djibouti 2006 3 Death of former President Hassan Gouled Aptidon [509]
 Marshall Islands 2006 7 Death of Ishmael John [510]
 Hungary 2006 1 Death of Ferenc Puskas [511]
 Bulgaria 2006 1 Victims of a bus accident near Byala [244]
 Marshall Islands 2006 7 Death of Justin de Brum [512]
 Turkmenistan 2006 7 Death of President Saparmurat Niyazov Entertainment venues, theaters and cinemas are closed, and concerts and sports are canceled for the time of mourning.[513]
 Libya 2006-7 3 Execution of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein Public celebrations around the Eid holiday were canceled.[514]
 United States 2007 1 Death of former U.S. President Gerald Ford Federal agencies and departments were closed.[515]
 Chad 2007 7 Death of Prime Minister Pascal Yoadimnadji [516]
 El Salvador 2007 3 Death of Eduardo D`Abuisson and 2 other little-known politicians [517]
 Latvia 2007 1 Victims of a fire disaster [518]
 Russia 2007 1 Victims of the Ulyanovskaya Mine disaster, the crash of UTair Flight 471 and a fire at a retirement home [519]
 Mozambique 2007 3 Victims of the 2007 Maputo arms depot explosion [520]
 Armenia 2007 1 Death of Prime Minister Andranik Makarian [521]
 Russia 2007 1 Death of former President Boris Yeltsin [522]
 Kenya 2007 1 Victims of the Kenya Airlines Flight 507 [523]
 Cameroon [524]
 Malawi 2007 30 Death of First Lady Ethel Mutharika [525]
 Togo 2007 3 Victims of the 2007 Paramount Airlines Mil Mi-8 crash [526]
 Sierra Leone [527]
 Lebanon 2007 1 Assassination of Walid Eido and 9 others [528]
 Iran 2007 3 Death of Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Fazel Lankarani [529]
 Cuba 2007 1 Death of Vilma Espin [530]
 Mongolia 2007 1 Victims of a helicopter crash [531]
 India 2007 7 Death of former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar Singh [532]
 Marshall Islands 2007 7 Death of Senator Fountain Inok [533]
 Brazil 2007 3 Victims of the TAM Airlines Flight 3054 [534]
 Poland 2007 3 Victims of a bus accident in France 26 Polish pilgrims were killed.[72]
 Afghanistan 2007 3 Death of former King Mohammad Zahir Shah [535]
 Romania 2007 1 Death of Patriarch Teoctist [355]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2007 3 Victims of the Benaleka train accident [536]
 Peru 2007 3 Victims of 2007 Peru earthquake [537]
 Uganda 2007 3 Victims of an accident near Mount Elgon [538]
 Croatia 2007 1 Firefighters killed in the 2007 Croatian coast fires [539]
 Saint Lucia 2007 14 Death of Prime Minister John Compton [540]
 Togo 2007 3 Victims of the 2007 African floods [541]
 Lebanon 2007 1 Assassination of Antoine Ghanem [542]
 Republic of Srpska 2007 3 Death of President Milan Jelic [543]
 Falkland Islands 2007 1 Death of Sir Jeremy Moore [544]
 Ukraine 2007 1 Victims of a gas blast in Dnipropetrovsk [545]
 Macedonia 2007 1 Death of Toše Proeski
 Dominican Republic 2007 1 Death of Padre Luis Quinn [546]
 Finland 2007 1 Victims of the Jokela school shooting [547]
 Pakistan 2007 3 Assassination of former Prime Minister Pakistan Benazir Bhutto All schools, colleges, universities, banks and government offices will remain closed.[548][549]
 Yemen 2007 3 Death of Abdullah Ibn Hussein Al-Ahmar [550]
 Indonesia 2008 7 Death of former President Suharto [551][552]
 Poland 2008 3 Victims of the 2008 Polish Air Force C-295 Mirosławiec crash [72]
 Bulgaria 2008 1 Victims of the Sofia – Kardam train fire [553]
 Kuwait 2008 3 Death of former Emir Saad Al-Salim Al-Sabah [554]
 China 2008 3 Victims of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake [555][556]
 Comoros 1 [557]
 Myanmar 2008 3 Victims of Cyclone Nargis [558]
 Jamaica 2008 1 Death of Gladys Bustamante [559]
 Palestine 2008 3 Death of Darwish [560]
 Russia 2008 1 Victims of the "humanitarian disaster" in South Ossetia and Russian casualties during the Russo-Georgian War [561]
 Spain 2008 3 Victims of the Spanair Flight 5022 [562]
 Kyrgyzstan 2008 1 Victims of the Iran Aseman Airlines Flight 6895 [563]
 Zambia 2008 21 Death of President Levy Mwanawasa Initially was 7 days of mourning[564]
 Seychelles 1 [565]
 Laos 2008 5 Death of former President Nouhak Phoumsavanh
 Finland 2008 1 Victims of the Kauhajoki school shooting [566]
 Kyrgyzstan 2008 1 Victims of the 2008 Kyrgyzstan earthquake [567]
 Zambia 2008 1 Death of former Prime Minister Elijah Mudenda [568]
 Maldives 2008 7 Death of former President Ibrahim Nasir [569]
 Guinea 2008/9 40 Death of President Guinea Lansana Conté [570]
 United Arab Emirates 2009 7 Death of Sheihk Rached Al-Mualla [571]
 Australia 2009 1 Victims of the Black Saturday bushfires [572]
 Guinea-Bissau 2009 7 Death of President Guinea-Bissau João Bernardo Vieira [573]
 Germany 2009 1 Victims of the Winnenden school shooting [574][575][576]
 Argentina 2009 3 Death of former President Raul Alfonsin [577]
 Italy 2009 1 Victims of the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake [578]
 Poland 2009 3 Victims of the Kamień Pomorski homeless hostel fire [72]
 Gabon 2009 30 Death of President Omar Bongo [579]
 Equatorial Guinea 3 [580]
 Benin [581]
 Micronesia 2009 4 Death of Resio S.Moses [582]
 Comoros 2009 30 Victims of the Yemenia Flight 626 [583]
 South Korea 2009 7 Death of former President of South Korea Roh Moo-hyun [584]
 Bulgaria 2009 1 Victims of the 2009 Yambol bus crash [585]
 Croatia 2009 1 Victims of a train crash near Split, Croatia [586]
 Philippines 2009 10 Death of former President Corazon Aquino [587][588][589]
 South Korea 2009 7 Death of former President of South Korea Kim Dae-jung [590][591]
 Macedonia 2009 1 Victims of 2009 Lake Ohrid boat accident [592]
 Bulgaria [593]
 Philippines 2009 1 Death of Ka Eraño G. Manalo [594]
 Cuba 2009 1 Death of Vice President Cuban Juan Almeida Bosque [595]
 Samoa 2009 1 Victims of 2009 Samoa tsunami [citation needed]
 Poland 2009 2 Victims of the 2009 Wujek-Śląsk mine blast [72]
 Philippines 2009 1 Victims of Maguindanao massacre [596]
 Russia 2009 1 Victims of the Lame Horse nightclub fire [597]
 Indonesia 2009/10 7 Death of former President Abdurrahman Wahid [598]

2010sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 Togo 2010 3 Victims of the 2010 Cabida attacks [599]
 Costa Rica 2010 5 Victims of the 2010 Haiti earthquake [600]
 Dominican Republic 2 [601]
 Haiti 1 [602][603][604]
 Grenada [605]
 Australia 2010 1 Remembrance of the Black Saturday bushfires This was the second day of national mourning for this event.[606]
 Portugal 2010 3 Victims of the 2010 Madeira floods and mudslides [607][178]
 Chile 2010 3 Victims of 2010 Chile earthquake [608][609][610]
 Peru 1 [611]
 UAE 2010 3 Death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan [612]
 Poland 2010 9 Victims of the Smolensk air disaster in Russia Polish President Lech Kaczyński and other senior officials were killed. Almost all stations stopped the regular broadcast of their program to cover the events related to the Smolensk catastrophe and radio stations for a week of mourning played calm and subdued music. Theaters, cinemas, entertainment venues and clubs have closed, concerts and matches and other sports competitions were cancelled. Shopping centers were closed on the day of the funeral of the presidential couple.[613]
 Lithuania 4 The 4th Day of National Mourning is declared on day of funeral of President of Poland Lech Kaczyński[614]
 Brazil 3
 Czech Republic 2 [615]
 Maldives [616]
 Romania 1 [355]
 Hungary [617]
 Slovakia [618]
 Croatia [619]
 Canada [620]
 Spain [621]
 European Union The European Union had a day of mourning on 12 April, and a minute of silence was observed at NATO headquarters in Brussels[622][623][624]
 Georgia [625]
 Bulgaria [626]
 Ukraine [627]
 Latvija [614]
 Russia [628]
 Serbia [629]
 Montenegro [630]
 Moldova [631]
 North Macedonia [632]
 Estonia [633]
 Turkey [634]
 Cape Verde [635]
 South Korea 2010 5 Victims of ROKS Cheonan sinking
 Nigeria 2010 7 Death of President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua [636]
 India 2010 2 Victims of the Air India plane crash near Mangalore [citation needed]
 Bangladesh 2010 1 Victims of 2010 Dhaka fire [citation needed]
 Portugal 2010 2 Death of José Saramago [178]
 DR Congo 2010 3 Victims of the 2010 Yanga train derailment [citation needed]
 Lithuania 2010 3 Death of former President and Prime Minister Algirdas Brazauskas [637]
 Lebanon 2010 1 Death of Shiite cleric Sayyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah [citation needed]
 Uganda 2010 7 Victims of 2010 Kampala bombing [citation needed]
 Pakistan 2010 1 Victims of Airblue Flight 202 [638]
 China 2010 1 Victims of the 2010 Gansu mudslide Flags were flown at half staff, all public forms of entertainment were suspended, and the country's main websites removed all color from their front pages.[639]
 Hong Kong 2010 3 Victims of Manila hostage crisis [640][641]
 Philippines 1 [642]
 Ukraine 2010 1 Victims of Marhanets train accident [643]
 Argentina 2010 3 Death of former President of Argentina Néstor Kirchner [644][645][646]
 Union of South American Nations [647]
 Brazil [646]
 Venezuela [646]
 Chile [646]
 Colombia [646]
 Uruguay [646]
 Paraguay [646]
 Ecuador [646]
 Bolivia [646]
 Peru 1 [646]
 Cambodia 2010 1 Victims of the Phnom Penh stampede [648]
 New Zealand 2010 1 Victims of Pike River Mine disaster
 Israel 2010 1 Victims of Mount Carmel forest fire [649]
 Dominican Republic 2010 3 Death of former President Salvador Jorge Blanco [650]
 Tunisia 2011 3 Those killed in the Tunisian Revolution [651]
 Estonia 2011 1 Victims of the 2011 Haapsalu fire [652]
 Tonga 2011 7 Victims of 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami [653]
 Maldives 3 [654]
 Peru 1 [655]
 Brazil 2011 3 Victims of Rio de Janeiro school shooting [656]
 Belarus 2011 1 Victims of 2011 Minsk Metro bombing [657]
 Ivory Coast 2011 3 Victims of post-elections violences [658]
 Abkhazia 2011 3 Death of President Abkhazia Sergei Bagapsh National mourning from May 31 to June 2. The entertainment programs will be postponed.[659][660]
 Bulgaria 2011 1 Victims of a bus accident on the Trakia motorway [661]
 Brazil 2011 7 Death of fomer President Itamar Franco [662]
 Russia 2011 1 Victims of the sinking of the Bulgaria cruise ship [663]
 Cyprus 2011 3 Victims of an explosion at a military base in the southern city of Zygi [664]
 Morocco 2011 3 Victims of the 2011 Royal Moroccan Air Force C-130 crash [665]
 Norway 2011 1 Victims of the 2011 Norway attacks August 21 was a day of national mourning.[666]
 Kenya 2011 2 Victims of the 2011 Nairobi pipeline fire [667]
 Bahrain 2011 3 Death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud [668]
 Jordan 1 [669]
 Pakistan 2011 10 Death of former First Lady Begum Nusrat Bhutto [670]
 Dominica 2011 1 Death of Jeff Joseph [671]
 North Korea 2011 13 Death of Supreme Leader Kim Jong-il Official mourning period. All entertainment and music activities suspended, theaters closed for the period of mourning.[672][673]
2011-14 1,097 Total mourning period
 Cuba 2011 3 [674]
 Czech Republic 2011 3 Death of Václav Havel, former president of the Czech Republic and Czechoslovakia Concerts, exhibitions and theatrical performances were mostly canceled while casinos and gambling bars were closed. Businesses and citizens were asked to reconsider celebratory events.[675]
 Slovakia 1 [676]
 Northern Cyprus 2012 7 Death of former President Rauf Denktaş [677]
 Turkey 4 [678]
 Guinea-Bissau 2012 7 Death of President Malam Bacai Sanhá [679]
 Egypt 2012 3 Victims of the Port Said Stadium riot [680]
 Bulgaria 2012 1 Victims of flooding in Biser [681]
 Argentina 2012 2 Victims of 2012 Buenos Aires rail disaster [682]
 Poland 2012 2 Victims of the Szczekociny rail crash [72]
 Belgium 2012 1 Victims of the Sierre coach crash in Switzerland Most of the victims were from Belgium.[683]
 Malawi 2012 10 Death of President Bingu wa Mutharika [684]
 Albania 2012 1 Victims of Qafa e Vishës bus accident [685][686]
 Nigeria 2012 3 Victims of the crash of Dana Air Flight 992 [687]
 Russia 2012 1 Victims of the 2012 Krasnodar Krai floods and a Russian bus accident in Ukraine [688]
 Croatia 2012 1 Death of Parliament Speaker Boris Šprem [689]
 Iran 2012 2 Victims of 2012 East Azerbaijan earthquakes It was also decreed in East Azerbaijan
 South Africa 2012 7 Victims of Marikana massacre [690]
 Ghana 2012 7 Death of President John Atta Mills [691][692][693]
 Philippines 2012 6 Death of Jesse Robredo in a plane crash [694][695]
 Ethiopia 2012 13 Death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi [696]
 South Sudan 3 [697]
 Malta 2012 2 Death of former Prime Minister Dom Mintoff [698]
 Venezuela 2012 3 Victims of the 2012 Disaster at the Paraguana Refinery Complex [699]
 Sri Lanka 2012 1 Death of Weweldeniye Medhalankara Thero [700]
 Algeria 2012 8 Death of former Algerian President Chadli Benjedid [701]
 Cambodia 2012 7 Death of former King Norodom Sihanouk [702]
 Bulgaria 2012 1 Death of Patriarch Maxim [703]
 Brazil 2012 7 Death of Oscar Niemeyer [704]
 Ivory Coast 2013 3 Victims of the 2013 Houphouët-Boigny stampede [705]
 Brazil 2013 3 Victims of Santa Maria nightclub fire [706]
 Cambodia 2013 7 Cremation of former King Norodom Sihanouk [702]
 Guinea 2013 3 Victims of 2013 Guinea Air Force plane crash [707]
 Liberia 1 [708]
 Venezuela 2013 7 Death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Entertainment venues, nightclubs were closed and concerts and sports were canceled. TV programs suspended the normal program to broadcast coverage of the death of the president and radio stations played calm music. Schools and offices were closed on the day of the funeral.[709]
 Bolivia [710]
 Nicaragua [711][712]
 Argentina 3 [713]
 Belarus [713]
 Haiti [713]
 Peru [714]
 Chile [715]
 Brazil [716]
 Ecuador [717]
 Uruguay [718]
 Dominican Republic [719]
 Cuba National mourning from 6:00 am on March 6 to 12:00 on March 7 at night and on March 8. All public shows and entertainment are on hold during mourning.[713][720]
 Antigua and Barbuda [721]
 Iran 1 [713][722]
 Dominica [723]
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines [724]
 Guyana [725]
 Suriname
 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic [726]
 Bulgaria 2013 1 Death of protest leader Plamen Goranov [727]
 Mauritius 2013 1 Victims of the 2013 Mauritius floods [728]
 Central African Republic 2013 3 Victims of 2013 Central African Republic mine collapse [citation needed]
 Romania 2013 1 Victims of the 2013 Podgorica bus crash in Montenegro All of the victims were Romanian citizens.[355][729]
 Montenegro [730]
 Honduras 2013 1 Murder of Anibal Barrow [731][732]
 Spain 2013 3 Victims of the Santiago de Compostela derailment [733]
 Bulgaria 2013 1 Victims of the Oranovo mine collapse [734]
 Lebanon 2013 1 Victims of the 2013 twin attacks in Tripoli [735][736]
 Guatemala 2013 3 Victims of 2013 Guatemala bus crash [737]
 Kenya 2013 3 Victims of the 2013 Nairobi attack [738]
 Italy 2013 1 Victims of the 2013 Lampedusa naufragion [739]
 Chad [citation needed]
 Vietnam 2013 2 Death of Vietnamese General Võ Nguyên Giáp The national flag was flown at half-staff, and unrelated public events were cancelled. The country's cable television provider blocked access to international sports and entertainment channels from Friday until Sunday.[740]
 Tunisia 2013 3 6 police officers killed in a firefight with suspected jihadists No official ceremony, government representatives barred from funerals.[citation needed]
 Poland 2013 1 Death of former Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki [741]
 Latvia 2013 3 Victims of Zolitūde shopping centre roof collapse [742][743][744]
 Lithuania 1 [745]
 Estonia [745]
 Italy 2013 1 Victims of the 2013 Sardinia floods [746]
 South Africa 2013 10 Death of former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela [747][748]
 Algeria 8 [749]
 Antigua and Barbuda 7 [750]
 Brazil [citation needed]
 Mozambique 6 [751]
 India 5 [752]
 Kenya 3 [753]
 Tanzania [citation needed]
 Malawi [754]
 Nigeria [755][756]
 Portugal [757][178]
 Cuba [citation needed]
 El Salvador [citation needed]
 Egypt [758]
 Venezuela [759]
 Nicaragua [760]
 Bangladesh [761]
 East Timor [761]
 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic [762]
 Sri Lanka 2 [citation needed]
 Dominican Republic 1 [763]
 Dominica [763]
 Haiti [citation needed]
 Belize [764]
 Tunisia [765]
 Mauritius [citation needed]
 Guyana [766][767][768]
 Libya 2013 3 Victims of 2013 Barsis suicide bombings [769]
 Egypt 2013 3 Victims of December 2013 Cairo bombing [770][771]
 Portugal 2014 3 Death of Eusebio [772][178]
 Algeria 2014 3 Victims of the 2014 Algerian Air Force C-130 crash [773]
 Afghanistan 2014 3 Death of Vice President Marshal Fahim [citation needed]
 Portugal 2014 1 Death of José Policarpo [178]
 Spain 2014 3 Death of former Prime Minister of Spain Adolfo Suárez [774]
 Colombia 2014 3 Death of Gabriel Garcia Marquez [citation needed]
 Afghanistan 2014 1 Victims of the 2014 Badakhshan mudslides [775]
 Turkey 2014 3 Victims of 2014 Soma mine disaster [776]
 Northern Cyprus 2 [777]
 Pakistan 1 [778]
 Azerbaijan [779]
 Serbia 2014 3 Victims of 2014 Southeast Europe floods [780][781]
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 [782]
 Ukraine 2014 1 Victims of the 2014 Ukrainian Air Force Il-76 shootdown [783]
 Bulgaria 2014 1 Victims of the 2014 Bulgarian floods [784]
 Georgia 2014 1 Death of former president Eduard Shevardnadze [785]
 Netherlands 2014 1 Victims of the shootdown of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine 193 Dutch citizens were among those killed. First national day of mourning in the Netherlands since the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963.[786]
 Malaysia 43 Malaysian citizens were among those killed.[787]
 Australia 38 Australian citizens were among those killed.[788]
 Palestine 2014 3 Palestinian victims of the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict [789]
 Turkey [790]
 Northern Cyprus [791]
 Pakistan 1 [792]
 Guinea 2014 7 Victims of a stampede at a concert [793]
 Algeria 2014 3 Victims of the crash of Air Algérie Flight 5017 in Mali [794]
 Burkina Faso 2 [795]
 Brazil 2014 3 Death of Eduardo Campos [796][797]
 Bulgaria 2014 1 Victims of the 2014 Gorni Lom explosions [798]
 Moldova 2014 1 Death of Constantin Tănase [799]
 Belgium 2014 7 Death of former Queen Fabiola [800][801]
 Pakistan 2014 3 Victims of the 2014 Peshawar school massacre [802]
 Turkey 1 [803]
 France 2015 1 Victims of the Charlie Hebdo shooting [804]
 Ukraine 2015 1 Victims of the Volnovakha bus attack [805]
 Bahrain 2015 40 Death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia [806][807]
 Jordan [808]
 Egypt 7 [809]
 Saudi Arabia 3
 Lebanon [810]
 Algeria [811][812]
 Libya [813][814]
 Mauritania [815]
 Morocco [813][816]
 Tunisia [817]
 Kuwait [818]
 UAE [819]
 Qatar [820]
 Palestine [808]
 Turkey 1 [821]
 India [822][823][824]
 Pakistan [citation needed]
 Bangladesh [825]
 Philippines 2015 1 Police officers killed in the Mamasapano clash [826]
 Bulgaria 2015 1 Death of former President Zhelyu Zhelev [827]
 Egypt 2015 7 Victims of the February 2015 Christian Egyptians beheaded in Libya [828]
 Haiti 2015 3 Victims of the 2015 Haiti carnival accident [829]
 Niger 2015 3 Victims of 2015 Niger-Nigeria border village air strike [830]
 Libya 2015 7 Victims of the February 2015 Libyan bombings [831]
 Serbia 2015 1 Victims of the deadly baby rescue helicopter crash [832]
 Spain 2015 3 Victims of the crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 [833][834][835]
 Germany 1 [836]
 Singapore 2015 7 Death of founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew [837]
 India 1 [838]
 Bhutan [839]
 Portugal 2015 2 Death of Manoel de Oliveira [178]
 Ethiopia 2015 3 Victims of Islamic State killings [840]
   Nepal 2015 3 Victims of April 2015 Nepal earthquake [841]
 Macedonia 2015 2 6 police officers killed in gun battle [842]
 Pakistan 2015 1 Victims of the 2015 Pakistan Army Mil Mi-17 crash [843]
 Pakistan 2015 1 Victims of the 2015 Karachi bus shooting [844]
 Singapore 2015 1 Victims of 2015 Malaysia earthquake [845]
 Sabah [845]
 Ghana 2015 3 Victims of Accra explosion at a petrol station [846]
 Georgia 2015 1 Victims of June 2015 Georgia floods [847][848]
 Turkey 2015 3 Death of former President and Prime Minister Süleyman Demirel [849][850]
 Northern Cyprus [850]
 Bahrain 2015 40 Death of former Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs Saud bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud [851]
 Jordan [852]
 Egypt 7 [853]
 Qatar 3 [854]
 United Arab Emirates [855]
 Oman [856]
 Algeria [857]
 Libya [858]
 Tunisia [859]
 Mauritania [860]
 Lebanon [861]
 Palestine [862]
 India 2015 7 Death of Former President APJ Abdul Kalam [863]
 Dominica 2015 2 Victims of Tropical Storm Erika [864]
 Moldova 2015 1 Death of Mihai Volontir [865]
 Guatemala 2015 3 Victims of mudslide tore through homes in Santa Catarina Pinula [866]
 Iran 2015 3 Victims of the 2015 Mina stampede in Saudi Arabia At least 464 Iranians were among those killed.[867]
 Senegal [citation needed]
 Panama 2015 1 Death of former President Eric Arthuro Delvalle [868]
 Turkey 2015 3 Victims of 2015 Ankara bombings [869][870][871]
 Northern Cyprus [872]
 Benin 2015 7 Death of former President Mathieu Kérékou [873]
 Pakistan 2015 1 Victims of a suicide bomber targets Shias in Pakistan [874]
 Romania 2015 3 Victims of the Colectiv nightclub fire [875]
 Russia 2015 1 Victims of the bombing of Metrojet Flight 9268 [876][877][878]
 Lebanon 2015 1 Victims of Beirut blasts [879]
 France 2015 3 Victims of the November 2015 Paris attacks [880]
 Hungary 1 [881]
 Croatia [882]
 Kosovo [883]
 Latvia [884]
 Moldova [885]
 European Union European Day of Mourning and a minute of silence.[886]
 Benin [887]
 Mali 2015 3 Victims of 2015 Bamako hotel attack [888][889][890]
 Guinea [888][889][890]
 Mauritania [888][889][890]
 Senegal [888][889][890]
 South Korea 2015 5 Death of former President of South Korea Kim Young-sam [891][892][893]
 Azerbaijan 2015 1 Victims of a fire at an oil rig in Caspian Sea [894]
 Pakistan 2016 1 Victims of January 2016 Pakistan attack [895]
 Burkina Faso 2016 3 Victims of an Islamist militants attack [896]
 Palestine 2016 1 Victims of 2016 bus crush in Jordan [897]
 Solomon Islands 2016 1 Death of Peter Kenilorea [898]
 Ivory Coast 2016 3 Victims of 2016 Ivory Coast attack [899]
 Sri Lanka 2016 1 Death of Galagama Sri Aththadassi Thera [900]
 Malta 2016 3 Death of Joseph Mercieca The Maltese flags were half mast at government buildings[901]
 Belgium 2016 3 Victims of the 2016 Brussels bombings [902]
 Romania 1 [355][903]
 Croatia [904]
 Lithuania [905]
 Serbia [906]
 Moldova [907]
 Malta [901]
 Ethiopia 2016 2 Victims of April 2016 Ethiopian raid [908]
 Chile 2016 3 Death of former President Patricio Aylwin [909]
 Ecuador 2016 8 Victims of 2016 Ecuador earthquake [910]
 Cape Verde 2016 2 Victims of an attack at a military barracks [911]
 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic 2016 40 Death of President Mohamed Abdelaziz [912]
 Algeria 8 [913]
 Cuba 2 [914]
 Dominican Republic 2016 3 Death of former President Antonio Imbert Barrera [915]
 Moldova 2016 1 Victims of 2016 Haragîș helicopter crash [916]
 Turkey 2016 1 Victims of the 2016 Atatürk Airport attack [917]
 Bangladesh 2016 2 Victims of Dhaka cafe attack [918]
 Iraq 2016 3 Victims of Baghdad suicide bombing [919]
 Dominica 2016 2 Death of former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Patrick Manning [920]
 France 2016 3 Victims of the 2016 Nice truck attack [921]
 Northern Cyprus 1 [922]
 Mali 2016 3 Victims of 2016 Kidal violence [923][924]
 Romania 2016 1 Death of former Queen-consort Anne of Romania [925][926]
 Moldova [927]
 DR Congo 2016 3 Victims of the Beni massacre [928]
 Italy 2016 2 Victims of the August 2016 Central Italy earthquake 30 August was the second day of national mourning[929]
 Romania 1 11 Romanians were among those killed.[930]
 Uzbekistan 2016 3 Death of President Islam Karimov TV programs suspended the normal program to broadcast coverage of the death of the president and radio stations played calm music. Entertainment venues closed and concerts canceled.[931][932]
 Cuba 1 September 5 was a day of national mourning[933]
 Italy 2016 1 Death of former President Italy Carlo Azeglio Ciampi [934][935]
 Haiti 2016 3 Victims of Hurricane Matthew [936]
 Ethiopia 2016 3 Victims of the violences at 2016 Irreecha festival in Bishoftu [937]
 Slovakia 2016 1 Death of former first President Michal Kováč [938]
 Thailand 2016/17 365 Death of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej After announcing his death for 30 days, all TV channels suspended regular programs and simultaneously broadcast special programs that consisted of monochrome films and photos of Bhumibol, as well as reports of royal events. International channels have also been blocked and replaced with this program. The government declared a year-long mourning period for Bhumibol. Citizens were asked to refrain from participating in "joyful events" and entertainment for 30 days following his death; as a result, a number of events, including sports (such as the Thai League football season, which ended entirely), were cancelled or postponed. Entertainment outlets such as cinemas, nightclubs and theatres closed for 30 days.[939]
 Bhutan 2016 1 [940]
 Qatar 2016 3 Death of former Emir Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani [citation needed]
 Costa Rica 2016 3 Victims of Hurricane Otto [941]
 Ecuador 2016 3 Death of former President Sixto Durán Ballén [942]
 Cuba 2016 9 Death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro Place of entertainment and night clubs closed, public show and concerts were cancelled. Television broadcast patriotic and historical programs, and radio stations broadcast classical and mourning music.[943][944][945]
 Dominica [946]
 Nicaragua [947]
 Algeria 8 [948]
 Bolivia 7 [948]
 Equatorial Guinea 3 [949]
 North Korea Flags were flown at half-staff.[950]
 Venezuela [951]
 Namibia [952]
 Haiti [953]
 Uruguay 1 [954]
 Vietnam December 4 was a day of national mourning. On that day, all entertainment and cultural events were canceled.[955]
 Angola [956]
 Trinidad and Tobago [957]
 Brazil 2016 3 Victims of the crash of LaMia Flight 2933 [958]
 Egypt 2016 3 Victims of Botroseya Church bombing [959]
 Bulgaria 2016 1 Victims of the Hitrino train derailment [960]
 Turkey 2016 1 Victims of the December 2016 Istanbul bombings [961]
 Northern Cyprus [872]
 Russia 2016 1 Victims of the 2016 Russian Defence Ministry Tupolev Tu-154 crash [962]
 Belarus [963]
 Donetsk People's Republic [964]
 Sri Lanka 2016 1 Death of former Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickremanayake [965]
 Portugal 2017 3 Death of former President and Prime Minister Mário Soares [966][178]
 Iran 2017 3 Death of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani [967]
 Seychelles 2017 1 Death of former President James Mancham [968]
 UAE 2017 3 5 diplomats killed in January 2017 Kampala bombings [969]
 Kyrgyzstan 2017 1 Victims of the crash of Turkish Airlines Flight 6491 [970]
 Iran 2017 1 Firefighters killed in the collapse of the Plasco Building [971]
 Hungary 2017 1 Victims of the 2017 Verona bus crash [972]
 Brazil 2017 3 Death of former First Lady Marisa Letícia Lula da Silva [973]
 Haiti 2017 6 Death of former President René Préval [974]
 Guatemala 2017 3 Victims of San Jose Pinula child centre fire [975]
 Ethiopia 2017 3 Victims of 2017 rubbish landslide [976]
 Botswana 2017 3 Death of former President Ketumile Masire [977]
 Afghanistan 2017 1 Victims of the 2017 Camp Shaheen attack [978]
 Kyrgyzstan 2017 1 Victims of 2017 Kyrgyzstan mudslides [979]
 Finland 2017 1 Death of former President and Prime Minister Mauno Koivisto [980]
 Vanuatu 2017 10 Death of President Baldwin Lonsdale [981]
 Portugal 2017 3 Victims of the June 2017 Portugal wildfires [982][178]
 Sierra Leone 2017 7 Victims of the 2017 Sierra Leone mudslides [983]
 Spain 2017 3 Victims of the 2017 Barcelona attacks [984]
 Gibraltar [985]
 Portugal 2017 1 Victims of a fallen tree which killed 13 people in Madeira [986][987][178]
 Mexico 2017 3 Victims of the 2017 Chiapas earthquake [988]
 Mexico 2017 3 Victims of the 2017 Puebla earthquake [989]
 Iraq 2017 3 Death of former President Jalal Talabani [990]
 Kurdistan 7 The Kurdistan Regional Government declared 7 days of mourning[991]
 Costa Rica 2017 3 Victims of Hurricane Nate [992][993]
 Somalia 2017 3 Victims of the 14 October 2017 Mogadishu bombings [994]
 Portugal 2017 3 Victims of the October 2017 Iberian wildfires [995][178]
 Malta 2017 1 Murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia [996]
 Iran 2017 1 Victims of the 2017 Iran–Iraq earthquake [997]
 Greece 2017 1 Victims of 2017 West Attica floods [998]
 Egypt 2017 3 Victims of 2017 Sinai mosque attack [999]
 Turkey 1 [1000][1001]
 Georgia 2017 1 Victims of fire at Leogrand Hotel in Batumi [1002]
 Romania 2017 3 Death of former King Michael I [1003][355]
 UAE 2018 3 Death of Sheikha Hessa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan [1004]
 Afghanistan 2018 1 Victims of 2018 Kabul bombings [1005]
 Russia 2018 1 Victims of the 2018 Kemerovo fire [1006]
 Belarus [1007]
 Palestine 2018 1 Victims of 2018 Israel-Gaza conflict [1008]
 South Africa 2018 10 Death of former First Lady of South Africa Winnie Madikizela-Mandela [1009]
 Georgia 2018 1 Victims of an accident on Tkibuli Mindeli mine [1010]
 Algeria 2018 3 Victims of the 2018 Algerian Air Force Ilyushin Il-76 crash [1011]
 SADR 7 [1012]
 Bulgaria 2018 1 Victims of a bus accident on the Trakia motorway [1013]
 Turkey 2018 3 Victims of 2018 Israel-Gaza conflict [1014]
 Georgia 2018 1 Victims of Tkibuli mine explosion [1015]
 Cuba 2018 2 Victims of Cubana de Aviación Flight 972 Official period of mourning from 6 am on May 19 to 12 midnight on May 20.[1016]
 Portugal 2018 1 Death of António Arnaut
 Zambia 2018 3 Death of Victoria Kalima [1017]
 Georgia 2018 1 Victims of an accident on Mindeli Coal Mine Mining [1018]
 Greece 2018 3 Victims of the 2018 Greece wildfires [1019]
 Paraguay 2018 3 Victims of July 2018 Paraguay plane crash [1020]
 Croatia 2018 1 Death of Oliver Dragojevic [1021]
 India 2018 1 Death of M. Karunanidhi, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu [1022]
 India 2018 7 Death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee [1023]
 Ghana 2018 7 Death of Kofi Annan [1024]
 Italy 2018 1 Victims of Genoa bridge disaster [1025][1026]
 Bulgaria 2018 1 Victims of a bus accident near Svoge [1027][1028]
 Tanzania 2018 4 Victims of the Sinking of MV Nyerere [1029]
 Zambia 2018 1 Victims of an accident near Mokopane [1030]
 Vietnam 2018 2 Death of President Tran Dai Quang Entertainment and cultural events canceled.[1031][1032][1033]
 Laos Entertainment and cultural events canceled.[1034]
 Cuba 1 The decree also states that public shows and festive activities will be suspended during the mourning period.[1035]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2018 3 Victims of the Mbuba road tanker explosion [1036]
 Armenia 2018 1 Death of Charles Aznavour [1037]
 United States 2018 1 Death of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush Federal agencies and departments were closed.[1038]
 Kosovo [1039]
 Ethiopia 2018 1 Death of former President Girma Wolde-Giorgis [1040]
 Poland 2018 1 Victims of a mine accident in the Czech Republic 12 Polish citizens were among those killed.[1041]
 Poland 2019 2 Assassination of Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz [1042]
 Georgia 2019 1 Victims of an explosion in a residential building in Tbilisi’s Didi Digomi district [1043]
 Colombia 2019 3 Victims of 2019 Bogotá car bombing [1044]
 Zambia 2019 3 Death of former Vice President Lupando Mwape [1045]
 Poland 2019 2 Death of former Prime Minister Jan Olszewski [1046]
 North Macedonia 2019 2 Victims of a bus crash near Gostivar [1047]
 Philippines 2019 1 Death of Francisco Mañosa [1048]
 Portugal 2019 1 Victims of domestic violence By March, 13 people had died of domestic violence in Portugal.[1049]
 Seychelles 2019 1 Death of former President France Albert Rene [1050]
 Ethiopia 2019 1 Victims of the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 [1051]
 New Zealand 2019 1 Victims of Christchurch mosque shootings [1052]
 Pakistan [1053]
 Zimbabwe 2019 2 Victims of Cyclone Idai [1054]
 Mozambique 3 [1055]
 Iraq 2019 3 Victims of 2019 Tigris River ferry sinking [1056]
 Peru 2019 3 Death of former President Alan Garcia [1057]
 Portugal 2019 3 Victims of the 2019 Madeira bus crash [1058]
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2019 1 Victims of 2019 Lake Kivu boat accident [1059]
 Sri Lanka 2019 1 Victims of the 2019 Sri Lanka Easter bombings [1060]
 Luxembourg 2019 12 Death of former Grand Duke Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg [1061][1061]
 South Africa 2019 7 Victims of 2019 Durban Easter floods [1062][1063]
 Ethiopia 2019 1 Death of former President Negasso Gidada [1064]
 Equatorial Guinea 2019 7 Death of Minister of Presidential Security Antonio Mba Nguema Mikué Mourning set just in military bases[1065]
 Spain 2019 2 Death of former first Deputy Prime Minister Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba [1066]
 Lebanon 2019 2 Death of Nasrallah Sfeir The Council of Ministers decreed two days of national mourning, on May 15 and 16. On the day of the funeral, May 16, public and private offices will remain closed. Even Catholic schools will remain closed. There will be silence in television broadcasts.[1067]
 Central African Republic 2019 3 Victims of a massacre in Paoua [1068]
 Portugal 2019 1 Death of writer Agustina Bessa-Luís [1069]
 Mali 2019 3 Victims of Sobane Da village massacre [1070]
 Jamaica 2019 4 Death of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga [1071]
 Cyprus 2019 3 Death of former President Demetris Christofias [1072]
 UAE 2019 3 Death of Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi [1073]
 Argentina 2019 3 Death of former President Fernando de la Rúa [1074]
 Tunisia 2019 7 Death of President Beji Caid Essebsi The government has also decided to cancel all artistic performances and other cultural events across Tunisia, according to a statement from the government presidency[1075][1076]
 Egypt 3 [1077]
 African Union
 Algeria [1077]
 Libya [1077]
 Lebanon [1077]
 Jordan [1077]
 Palestine [1077]
 Mauritania [1077]
 Cuba 1 [1078]
 Somalia 2019 3 Death of Abdirahman Omar Osman [1079]
 Tanzania 2019 3 Victims of the Morogoro tanker explosion [1080]
 Gambia 2019 3 Death of former President Dawda Jawara [1081]
 Zimbabwe 2019 8 Death of former President Robert Mugabe [1082][1083]
 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic 3 [1084]
 Indonesia 2019 3 Death of former President B. J. Habibie [1085]
 Bahamas 2019 1 Victims of Hurricane Dorian [1086]
 Liberia 2019 1 Victims of a fire at a religious boarding school outside the Liberian capital Monrovia [1087]
 Tonga 2019 1 Death of Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva [1088]
 Andorra 2019 3 Death of former French President Jacques Chirac [1089]
 France 1 [1090]
 Lebanon [1091]
 Portugal 2019 1 Death of former interim Prime Minister Diogo Freitas do Amaral [1092]
 Mali 2019 3 Victims of 2019 Mali attacks [1093]
 Burkina Faso 2019 3 Victims of 2019 attack on a convoy transporting local employees of Canadian mining company Semafo in eastern Burkina Faso [1094]
 Cameroon 2019 1 Victims of the 2019 Cameroon mudslides [1095]
 UAE 2019 3 Death of Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan [1096]
 Cambodia 2019 1 Death of Cambodia Princess Norodom Bopha Devi [1097]
 Liberia 2019 1 Death of Charles Brumskine [1098]
 Albania 2019 1 Victims of the 2019 Albania earthquake [1099]
 Kosovo Kosovo has an ethnic Albanian majority population.[1099]
 Niger 2019 3 Victims of 2019 Niger attack [1100]
 Chile 2019 2 Victims of the 2019 Chilean Air Force C-130 crash [1101]
 Algeria 2019 3 Death of Algerian army chief Ahmed Gaid Salah Also, 7 days of mourning was announced in military institutions[1102]
 Burkina Faso 2019 2 Victims of the Arbinda attack [1103]
 Kazakhstan 2019 1 Victims of Bek Air Flight 2100 [1104]
 Iraq 2019/20 3 Those killed in the U.S. airstrikes against Kata'ib Hezbollah Mourning period began on New Year's Eve.[1105]

2020sEdit

Country Year Days of mourning Reason Notes
 Iran 2020 3 Death of Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Quds Force, in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad, Iraq [1106]
 Iraq [1107]
 Libya 2020 3 Victims of an airstrike in eastern Libyan [1108]
 Malta 2020 1 Death of Prospero Grech [1109]
 Iran 2020 1 Victims of the stampede at Qasem Soleimani's funeral and the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 [1110]
 Ukraine 2020 1 Victims of the crash of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 [1111]
 Oman 2020 3 Death of Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said [1112][1113]
 Kuwait [1114]
 Saudi Arabia However, flags weren't at half-mast[1115]
 Qatar [1116]
 UAE [1117]
 Bahrain [1118]
 Lebanon [1119]
 Egypt [1120]
 India 1 Monday, January 13, the day of national mourning. The entertainment events have been canceled.[1121][1122]
 Bangladesh Monday, January 13, the day of national mourning.[1123][1124][1125]
 Niger 2020 3 Soldiers killed in the Battle of Chinagodrar [1126]
 Burkina Faso 2020 2 Victims of 2020 Burkina Faso attacks [1127]
 Czech Republic 2020 1 Death of Chairman of the Senate of the Czech Republic Jaroslav Kubera [1128]
 Kenya 2020 9 Death of the former President of Kenya Daniel arap Moi [1129]
 Mozambique 2020 7 Death of Marcelino dos Santos [1130]
 Mozambique 2020 2 Death of former Prime Minister Mario Machungo [1131]
 Egypt 2020 3 Death of former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak [1132]
 UAE 1 [1133]
 Nicaragua 2020 3 Death of Ernesto Cardenal [1134]
 Liberia 2020 3 Death of Liberian Ambassador to Senegal Mary-Ann Fossung [1135]
 Guinea 2020 1 Footballers killed in a bus crash [1136]
 Chad 2020 3 Victims of 2020 Boko Haram attack [1137]
 Mexico 2020 30 Victims of the COVID-19 pandemic In the evening edition of the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF) a decree was published in which it is established that, as a sign of mourning, the National Flag will be hoisted at half mast, during the period from August 13 to September 11, 2020.[1138][1139][1140]
 Ecuador 15 [1141]
 Spain 10 National mourning from May 27 to June 5. This is the longest national mourning in the history of this country's democracy.[1142]
 Brazil 7 First 3 days decreed in May,the following 4 in August[1143][1144][1145]
 Andorra 3 [1146]
 Italy 1 March 31 was national day of mourning.[1147]
 China April 4 was national day of mourning.
 Hong Kong April 4 was national day of mourning[1148]
 Macao [citation needed]
  Holy See March 31 was national day of mourning, Vatican mourns for Coronavirus deaths from Italy and for the World[1149]
 Kazakhstan July 13 was national day of mourning.[1150]
 Kyrgyzstan July 30 was national day of mourning.[1151][1152]
 Portugal November 2 day of national mourning.[1153][1154]
 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic 2020 7 Death of Mhammad Jadad [1155]
 Somalia 2020 3 Death of former Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein Former Somali Prime Minister dies of Coronavirus[1156]
 South Sudan 2020 3 Death of Mansour Khalid [1157]
 South Africa 2020 3 Death of Denis Goldberg [1158]
 Laos 2020 5 Death of former Prime Minister Sisavath Keobounphanh [1159]
 Uruguay 2020 3 Killing of 3 Uruguayan young marines [1160]
 Burundi 2020 7 Death of President Pierre Nkurunziza [1161]
 Tanzania 3 [1162]
 Cuba 1 [1163]
 Mali 2020 3 Victims of a terrorist attacks in Diabaly [1164]
 United Arab Emirates 2020 3 Death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi [1165]
 Ivory Coast 2020 8 Death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly [1166]
 Tanzania 2020 7 Death of former President Benjamin Mkapa [1167]
 Kenya 3 [1168]
 Uganda [1169]
 Rwanda [1170]
 East African Community [1171]
 Barbados 2020 3 Death of former Prime Minister Owen Seymour Arthur [1172]
 Taiwan 2020 3 Death of former president Lee Teng-hui [1173]
 Cuba 2020 1 Death of Eusebio Leal [1174]
 Lebanon 2020 3 Victims of 2020 Port of Beirut explosions [1175]
 Palestine 1 [1176]
 Vietnam 2020 2 Death of former Party Chief Le Kha Phieu [1177]
 Zambia 2020 3 Death of former Vice President Grey Zulu [1178]
 Georgia 2020 1 Victims of an accident near Dusheti [1179]
 India 2020 7 Death of former President India Pranab Mukherjee National mourning from August 31 to September 6. Official entertainment events canceled.[1180]
 Bangladesh 1 September 2 was declared a day of national mourning.[1181][1182][1183]
 Ukraine 2020 1 Victims of the 2020 Chuhuiv An-26 crash September 26 is the day of national mourning.[1184]