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Timeline: The life of Queen Elizabeth II

Timeline: The life of Queen Elizabeth II
فريق التحرير 10 September 2022

On Thursday, September 8th, Buckingham palace announced the death of the UK’s longest-serving monarch, her majesty Queen Elizabeth II after. She passed away at Balmoral, at 96 years old, after reigning for 70 years. (https://loscoches.com)

 

Timeline: The life of Queen Elizabeth II
Timeline: The life of Queen Elizabeth II

 

What do you know about Queen Elizabeth II?

  • Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926.
  • Head of the Church of England.
  • The daughter of King George VI, who acceded to the throne in 1936.
  • She acceded to the throne at the age of 27 on February 16, 1952.
  • She was named Elizabeth II after Queen Elizabeth, who was the monarch in the 16th century.
  • The Queen celebrated her platinum jubilee in 2022, 70 years as a monarch.

 

The Queen celebrated her platinum jubilee in 2022, 70 years as a monarch.
The Queen celebrated her platinum jubilee in 2022, 70 years as a monarch.

 

  • During her term, 15 prime ministers had led the British government, the most recent of whom was Liz Terrace, the current prime minister.
  • Queen Elizabeth is the head of 15 of the Commonwealth Nations, including the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Jamaica, Belize, the Bahamas and Papua New Guinea.
  • Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-serving monarch in the history of the United Kingdom.
  • Queen, Elizabeth has visited more than 100 countries, another record for a British monarch.
  • She has made more than 150 visits to “Commonwealth” countries.
  • She was the first British monarch to visit China in 1996.
  • She is the first British monarch to address the US House of Congress in 1991.
  • She was married to Prince Philip for 73 years before his death in 2021.
  • She passed away after 70 years of ascending to the throne on Thursday, September 8, 2022

 

الملك تشارلز الثالث ودوقة كورنوال كاميلا ، قرينة ملكة المملكة المتحدة يشاهدان الزهور والرسائل خارج قصر باكنغهام بعد وفاة الملكة إليزابيث في لندن ، المملكة المتحدة في 9 سبتمبر 2022. وكالة )
King Charles III and Quen Consort Camilla outside of Buckingham palace after Queen Elizabeth’s death

 

King Charles’s accession after Queen Elizabeth’s death

  • Her 74-year-old son Charles became king of the country later under the name: King Charles III.
  • King Charles is the first member of the royal family to speak in the House of Lords since the era of Edward VII in 1974.
  • Charles completed his university studies at Cambridge in 1970.
  • His son, Prince William, 40, is considered his heir, and he is the son of the late Princess Diana.
  • Charles’ wife Camellia acquired the title of Queen Consort.

 


 

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