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What happens when world leaders die in office

What happens when a world leader dies in office? (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

Coronavirus has thrown up this HUGE question - which has actually come up again and again, throughout history, yet no one ever seems fully prepared.

Boris Johnson thankfully survived his brush with Covid-19 - but who was really in charge while he was out of action?

And what if illness inflicted Donald Trump or Brazil’s President Bolsonaro was unable to perform his duties?

In North Korea, Kim Jong Un recently fell off the radar. Who would have taken his place if he'd died? And would it have got messy?

So, as this potentially life-threatening virus spreads to more and more political leaders around the world…. We need to talk about how governments and societies deal with it.


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