The entire world is mourning the loss and celebrating the legacy of Nelson Mandela. Below, some of the most stunning tributes to the former South African president from across the globe:
A woman wearing a South African national flag adjusts a tribute poster to Nelson Mandela outside the South African embassy near Trafalgar Square on December 6, 2013, in London.
An Indian couple places flowers on a sand sculpture in tribute to Mandela, made by sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik, at the Golden Sea Beach in Puri.
Tributes are placed at the foot of a statue to Mandela in Parliament Square on December 6 in London.
Pakistani schoolchildren hold lamps during a memorial tribute to Mandela, in Karachi on December 6.
Flowers and tributes lie at the base of the plinth bearing a bust of Mandela in central London on December 6. Britain's Queen Elizabeth II said Friday she was "deeply saddened" by the death of Nelson Mandela, adding that he had "worked tirelessly for the good of his country."
The French national flag flies at half-mast on the Elysee presidential palace in Paris as a tribute to Mandela, who died the day before, as France hosts today a summit for peace and safety in Africa.
People pay tribute to Madiba at Naval Hill in Bloemfontein, South Africa. He was the Father of the Nation, Tata Madiba.
College students put flowers before a photo of Mandela to pay tribute to him on their campus in Hengyang, central China's Hunan Province.
South Africans hold pictures of Mandela.
People gather to honor Madiba at Nelson Mandela Square, on December 6 in Houghton, Johannesburg.
Tributes to Mandela outside his home in Houghton, Johannesburg.
European flags fly at half-mast at the Berlaymont European Union Commission building in Brussels.
People photograph the marquee at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater.
Overnight, mourners left candles and flowers as tributes near a statue of Mandela outside the South African Embassy in Washington, DC.