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Michael Burgess
House Republican Whip Roy Blunt, R-MO, (R) listens as Rep. Michael Burgess, R-TX, (L) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on August 7, 2008. The House Republicans are calling on Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, to reconvene the chamber and vote on the American Energy Act, a Republican bill designed to address America's dependence on foreign oil. (UPI Photo/Patrick D. McDermott)

Michael John Clement Burgess OBE (born 31 March 1946) is the Coroner of the Queen's Household. He was educated at King's College London. He was appointed deputy coroner in 1991 and was appointed coroner in 2002. He was in charge into the inquest into the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales and Dodi Fayed until July 2006 when he announced that he wished to stand down from the case due to a "heavy and constant" workload .

He has been the Surrey coroner since 1986.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Michael Burgess."
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