Lewis was one of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders, which included Martin Luther King Jr, and helped organise the historic 1963 March on Washington.
Barack Obama is among those who have praised Lewis’s legacy.
President Donald Trump later said in a tweet that he was “saddened” to hear of the former congressman’s death.
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