Life of Britain’s longest-serving monarch Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II passed away at the age of 96

Queen Elizabeth II aged 96 passed away due to health problems Last year in October, Royal Family declared on Thursday. She was the longest-serving British monarch in history who resigned after 70 years. She was not only Queen of the United Kingdom but also 14 other countries.

Early life of Queen

She was born in 1926 in Mayfair, London. She was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. On November 20, 1947, Elizabeth wed Prince Philip, a lieutenant in the British Navy who had been born into the royal families of Greece and Denmark. Elizabeth became Queen when she was 25 years old after her father’s death in 1952.

The couple had four children: Prince Charles (born in 1948), Princess Anne,(1950), Prince Andrew (1960) and Prince Edward (1964). The Queen’s family also includes eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Prince Philip, the queen’s husband of 73 years, died peacefully aged 99 at Windsor Castle on April 9, 2021.

Most recently, on September 6, the monarch formally appointed Liz Truss as the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, asking her to form a new government.

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