Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms | Royal

B. April 21, 1926 - D. September 8, 2022

Elizabeth II was Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. When her father died in February 1952, Elizabeth–then 25 years old–became queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, and Ceylon, as well as Head of the Commonwealth. Elizabeth has reigned as a constitutional monarch through major political changes such as the Troubles in Northern Ireland, devolution in the United Kingdom, the accession of the United Kingdom to the European Communities, the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union, Canadian patriation, and the decolonisation of Africa. Elizabeth is the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch, the longest-serving female head of state in history, the oldest living and longest-reigning current monarch, and the oldest and longest-serving incumbent head of state.

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B. April 21, 1926 - D. September 8, 2022

Elizabeth II was Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms. When her father died in February 1952, Elizabeth–then 25 years old–became queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, and Ceylon, as well as Head of the Commonwealth. Elizabeth has reigned as a constitutional monarch through major political changes such as the Troubles in Northern Ireland, devolution in the United Kingdom, the accession of the United Kingdom to the European Communities, the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union, Canadian patriation, and the decolonisation of Africa. Elizabeth is the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch, the longest-serving female head of state in history, the oldest living and longest-reigning current monarch, and the oldest and longest-serving incumbent head of state.

She passed away on Sept. 8, 2022, at 96 years old.

 

 

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