34 of the most beautiful and powerful tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

34 of the most beautiful and powerful tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has passed away at the age of 87, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of equality.

Ginsburg was a feminist icon and kept working until just before her death from complications relating to pancreatic cancer. In the wake of her passing, a huge political battle over replacing her is on the horizon.

But while everyone is still processing the news of her death, tributes have flooded in from across the world, from world leaders to activists, lawyers, politicians and celebrities.

Hillary Clinton led the tributes to a fellow feminist icon, with Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren also posting moving messages.

People remarked on Ginsburg’s tenacity and strength.

Others used the moment to urge people to vote Trump out, who Ginsburg notoriously wasn't a fan of.

Barack Obama urged that Ginsburg's legacy be respected, and that her replacement be decided after the election. Joe Biden followed suit.

Others focussed on how best to remember Ginsburg's legacy.

Others shared inspirational quotes from Ginsburg.

Ginsburg's death sets the stage for a political battle over her replacement between Democrats and Republicans in the Senate. Majority leader Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will vote on Trump's pick for her replacement, having previously denied Barack Obama the opportunity of nominating a justice in 2016 because it was an election year.

But regardless of when Ginsburg's replacement is chosen, they're going to have some huge shoes to fill. Because she was truly one of the greats.

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