The burial service of Josip Broz Tito, President of Yugoslavia, was hung on 8 May 1980, four days after his passing on 4 May. His burial service drew numerous World legislators, both of neutral and adjusted countries. Based on the quantity of going to government officials and state appointments, it was the biggest state memorial service in history. The participants included four lords, 31 presidents, six rulers, 22 state heads, and 47 priests of international concerns, from the two sides of the Iron Curtain and then some. Altogether, 128 nations out of the 154 UN individuals at the time were represented. Also present were delegates from seven multilateral associations, six developments and 40 ideological groups.
Tito had become progressively sick over the span of 1979. On 7 January and again on 11 January 1980, Tito was conceded to the University Medical Center in Ljubljana, the capital city of SR Slovenia, with course issues in his legs. His passed on leg was cut off soon thereafter because of blood vessel blockages, and he passed on from gangrene at the Medical Center Ljubljana on 4 May 1980 at 3:05 pm, three days shy of his 88th birthday celebration. The Plavi voz (“Blue train”, official train) carried his body to the Yugoslav capital Belgrade where it lay in state at the Federal Parliament working until the memorial service.