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What Is a Eulogy?

The original Greek meaning of eulogy is praise. Today it means "a laudatory speech or written tribute, especially one praising someone who has died."

Chief Justice Warren: Eulogy for John F. Kennedy

Read and listen to Warren's speech.

Ronald Reagan: Eulogy for Challenger Crew

Read President Reagan's eulogy.

Winston Churchill: Eulogy for Neville Chamberlain

Read Winston Churchill's eulogy for the former British Prime Minister.

Jawaharlal Nehru Eulogizes Mahatma Gandhi

Watch chapter 3 of this Safari Montage video where Nehru eulogies Gandhi.

J.P. Morgan - American Financier

“Funeral of John Pierpont Morgan: Bird's-eye view of funeral procession, with horses and carriages at corner of E. 15th St., NYC”
LC-USZ62-86692[1913] Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C.

Sir Elton John: Musical Eulogy for Princess Diana

Listen to the musical eulogy.

Abraham Lincoln: Eulogy for Henry Clay

Read Lincoln's speech.

Abraham Lincoln: Gettysburg Address

Read and listen to Lincoln's eulogy for all the Civil War's fallen soldiers. Read by Johnny Cash.

President Obama: Eulogy for Senator Edward "Ted" Kennedy

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9th Earl Spencer: Eulogy for Princess Diana

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