WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 4: Members of a joint-service honor guard perform a changing of the guard as the casket of the late former President George H.W. Bush lies in state at the U.S. Capitol, December 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. A WWII combat veteran, Bush served as a member of Congress from Texas, ambassador to the United Nations, director of the CIA, vice president and 41st president of the United States. Bush will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda until Wednesday morning. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)Drew Angerer/Getty Images

  • Former President George H.W. Bush died last Friday.
  • Republicans, Democrats, and world leaders have shown their support for Bush in the days since.

When former President George H.W. Bush died on Friday, other former presidents, members of Congress, and world leaders honored him in their own words. Here are some of the individuals’ statements on Bush’s life and legacy.