Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain strengthens her position as King with a very long reign. Sovereignty turns 69 on Saturday when she becomes Queen of Britain and Northern Ireland and other Commonwealth countries led by Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
After her death on February 6, 1952, Elizabeth II succeeded her father, George VI. A year later, Westminster Abbey’s famous coronation took place, the first such event to be televised live and watched by 20 million people.
At age 94, there is also Elizabeth II British king who lived a very long time. He surpassed his great-great-grandmother twice, Regina Victoria.
Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-serving female president in history, the oldest living monarch, the longest reigning living monarch, and the oldest living monarch to serve today.
Due to an epidemic the Queen celebrated the 69th anniversary of her accession to the throne of Great Britain on Saturday, in a small circle, at Windsor Castle, writes AcerPress.
For the past three decades, the Queen has traveled to Sandringham Estate in the east of England to celebrate Christmas with her family and then stayed in the area until February 6th. However, the epidemic disrupted the tradition, and the Queen spent this time in Windsor with her husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (100 years old in June) and a small group of staff.
His father, King George VI, died on February 6, 1952. That day, 25-year-old Princess Elizabeth was thousands of miles away, taking part in a tour of the Commonwealth of Nations. Her husband was Duke of Edinburgh. An Indigenous couple were in Kenya on the day the king died of lung cancer at the royal residence in Sandringham.
According to the British Press Association, the British will be granted an extra day off in June 2022, when the Queen will celebrate her Platinum Jubilee (70 years since she ascended the throne).
Author: Luana Pavaluca