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IN PHOTOS: Quebec politerati attend Jacques Parizeau’s funeral in Montreal

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire arrive for funeral services for former Quebec premier Jacques Parizeau Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in Montreal.
Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire arrive for funeral services for former Quebec premier Jacques Parizeau Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in Montreal. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press
Leader of the Parti Québécois Pierre Karl Péladeau with his partner Julie Snyder at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Leader of the Parti Québécois Pierre Karl Péladeau with his partner Julie Snyder at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News
Former Quebec premier Lucien Bouchard at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Former Quebec premier Lucien Bouchard at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News
Former Quebec premiers Lucien Bouchard (right) and Pauline Marois talk as NDP Leader Tom Mulcair (centre) looks on at the state funeral for former Quebec premier Jacques Parizeau in Montreal on Tuesday, June 9, 2015.
Former Quebec premiers Lucien Bouchard (right) and Pauline Marois talk as NDP Leader Tom Mulcair (centre) looks on at the state funeral for former Quebec premier Jacques Parizeau in Montreal on Tuesday, June 9, 2015. Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press
Former Quebec premier and leader of the Parti Québécois Pauline Marois at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Former Quebec premier and leader of the Parti Québécois Pauline Marois at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News
Former Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe  at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Former Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News
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Former Quebec premier Jean Charest at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Former Quebec premier Jean Charest at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News
Quebec premier Philippe Couillard at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Quebec premier Philippe Couillard at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News
Former leader of the Parti Québécois and Quebec premier Bernard Landry at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Former leader of the Parti Québécois and Quebec premier Bernard Landry at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News
Canadian stateswoman Michaëlle Jean at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Canadian stateswoman Michaëlle Jean at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News
Former Quebec premier Daniel Johnson at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015.
Former Quebec premier Daniel Johnson at the funeral of Jacques Parizeau on June 9, 2015. Global News

MONTREAL — A real who’s who of Quebec’s political world attended Tuesday afternoon’s funeral in Montreal for former premier Jacques Parizeau.

There were six past premiers, as well as Philippe Couillard, who currently holds the position.

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The ex-premiers at the service were Pierre Marc Johnson, Daniel Johnson, Lucien Bouchard, Bernard Landry, Jean Charest and Pauline Marois.

Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau also attended the event at the Saint-Germain-D’Outremont Church.

WATCH ABOVE: Justin Trudeau, Tom Mulcair among prominent Quebec politicians speak about Jacques Parizeau

Parizeau, who became Parti Québécois leader in 1988 and officially stepped down as premier in January 1996, died on June 1 at the age of 84.

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Parizeau is remembered nationally as the PQ premier during the 1995 sovereignty referendum that nearly split Quebec from the rest of Canada.