Famous and Largest Queues

What is the longest queue you have been part of? A lot of people try to avoid queues as much as they can because they make them angry. Humanity has spent hours, sometimes days, queuing for something, to post office, cinema, restaurant, bank. Do you know the most famous and largest queues in the world? South Africa votes The longest queues of voters during the historic elections on April 27, 1994. About 19, 726, 579 votes waited in the line. Beatlemania Do you remember the Beatles? The line was 1.6 km long to the Christmas concert at the Empire, in Liverpool.

War is Over

After World War II, 1, 400, 000 people line up for the soup.


Maybe you like historical moves about Egypt? In 1922 Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun. Since 1960 burial equipment has been exhibited in the museum across the world. Between March 29 and December 31, 1972, 1.6 million visitors passed through the exhibition doors.

Apple of her Eye

Do you have an iPhone? Maybe want a new one? Some of the longest queues formed by shoppers occur just after the launch of new Apple products. To get new phone people waited about 13 hours .


Do you know Harry? Harry Potter? The longest children queue outside Waterstones book shop in London on June 20, 2003.

Waiting for Vaccination

Do you think the biggest line to the vaccination is in 2021? Thousand of New Yorkers wait in line for vaccination in 1947 against smallpox.

Cross - Border queuing

Refugees stayed in the line together at a camp to register after crossing the Macedonia- Greek border on September 16, 2015.

Mona Lisa Smile

Is the best – know a piece of painted artwork. Between January 9 and February 3, 3, 1963, 518, 525 people waited in line to view Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa smile.

Panic Buying

At the begging of the coronavirus pandemic, shoppers queue outside a store in Watford, England.

Worth the Wait

Do you have experience with bus queues? Here, passengers line up to board an open–top bus in London during a public holiday in 1921.

Do you think now, that your queue is the longest one? Nowadays technology can help us to avoid queues or to do our waiting time most comfortable. The queue management system is the best possibility for business to save their time and to grow loyal and happy clients.

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