National day of mourning

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This article is about the general concept. For specific observances, see Day of mourning (disambiguation).
Finnish flag at half-mast due to the 2011 Norway attacks on July 24, 2011.

A national day of mourning is a day marked by mourning and memorial activities observed among the majority of a country's populace. They are designated by that nation's 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. Flying a flag of that country and/or military flag at half-mast is a common symbol.

Selected list of figures recognized by national days of mourning[edit]

State officials[edit]

Religious figures[edit]

Sporting figures[edit]

Tragedies[edit]

Armenians commemorate the Armenian Genocide on 24 April in the European Quarter of Brussels

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