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  • Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth

    Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth
    Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth).
  • Margaret( only sibling)

    Margaret( only sibling)
    Elizabeth's only sibling, Princess Margaret, was born in 1930. The two princesses were educated at home under the supervision of their mother and their governess, Marion Crawford.[1
  • Heir to Throne

    Heir to Throne
    When Elizabeth’s grandfather George V died in 1936, his eldest son (Elizabeth’s uncle) became King Edward VIII. Edward, however,he abdicated the crown.Then, Her father was crowned King George VI in 1937, taking on the name George to emphasize continuity with his father. Her mother became Queen Elizabeth; on King George's death in 1952, she became Queen Mother and her daughter became Queen Elizabeth II.
  • World War II

    World War II
    In September 1939, Britain entered the Second World War. In 1940, the 14-year-old Elizabeth made her first radio broadcast during the BBC's Children's Hour, addressing other children who had been evacuated from the cities.She stated: "We are trying to do all we can to help our gallant sailors, soldiers, and airmen, and we are trying, too, to bear our own share of the danger and sadness of war. We know, every one of us, that in the end all will be well."
  • A soldier Princess

     A  soldier Princess
    she was appointed as an honorary second subaltern in the Auxiliary Territorial Service with the service number of 230873.[32] She trained as a driver and mechanic and was given the rank of honorary junior commander (female equivalent of captain at the time) five months later.[33][34][35]
  • Her Marriage

    Her Marriage
    Elizabeth and Philip were married at Westminster Abbey. They received 2,500 wedding gifts from around the world. Because Britain had not yet completely recovered from the devastation of the war, Elizabeth required ration coupons to buy the material for her gown, which was designed by Norman Hartnell. In post-war Britain, it was not acceptable for Philip's German relations, including his three surviving sisters, to be invited to the wedding.
  • Her first Gıving Birth

    Her first Gıving Birth
    Elizabeth gave birth to her first child, Prince Charles, on 14 November 1948. One month earlier, the King had issued letters patent allowing her children to use the style and title of a royal prince or princess, to which they otherwise would not have been entitled as their father was no longer a royal prince.[56] A second child, Princess Anne, was born in 1950.[57]
  • The Queen ( accession)

    The Queen ( accession)
    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 Northe
  • First Tour Of Commonwealth

    First Tour Of Commonwealth
    Beginning in November 1953 the queen and the duke of Edinburgh made a six-month round-the-world tour of the Commonwealth, which included the first visit to Australia and New Zealand by a reigning British monarch. In 1957, In 1961 she made the first royal British tour of the Indian subcontinent in 50 years, and she was also the first reigning British monarch to visit South America (in 1968) and the Persian Gulf countries (in 1979).
  • Winsdor The Surname

    Winsdor The Surname
    The family took on the name Windsor, a move pushed by her mother and Prime Minister Winston Churchill which caused tension with her husband. In 1960, she reversed course, issuing orders that her descendants who did not carry royal titles (or needed last names for legal purposes such as weddings) would use the surname Mountbatten-Windsor. Over the years, Philip inspired numerous public relations headaches with his off-the-cuff, controversial comments and rumors of possible infidelities.
  • Charles -Prince of Wales

    Charles -Prince of Wales
    she officially made Charles her successor by granting him the title of Prince of Wales. Hundreds of millions of people tuned in to see the ceremony on television.
  • General Election

    General Election
    the British Prime Minister, Edward Heath, advised the Queen to call a general election in the middle of her tour of the Austronesian Pacific Rim, requiring her to fly back to Britain. The election resulted in a hung parliament; Heath's Conservatives were not the largest party, but could stay in office if they formed a coalition with the Liberals. Heath only resigned when discussions on forming a coalition foundered,
  • Silver Jubilee

    Silver Jubilee
    n 1977, Elizabeth marked the Silver Jubilee of her accession. Parties and events took place throughout the Commonwealth, many coinciding with her associated national and Commonwealth tours. The celebrations re-affirmed the Queen's popularity, despite virtually coincident negative press coverage of Princess Margaret's separation from her husband, Lord Snowdon.
  • Trip to Muslim Countries

    Trip to Muslim Countries
    In 1979, she traveled to Kuwait, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Oman, which garnered international attention and widespread respect.
  • Assassination Attempt

    Assassination Attempt
    During the 1981 Trooping the Colour ceremony, six weeks before the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer, six shots were fired at the Queen from close range as she rode down The Mall, London, on her horse, Burmese. Police later discovered the shots were blanks. The 17-year-old assailant, Marcus Sarjeant, was sentenced to five years in prison and released after three.[113] The Queen's composure and skill in controlling her mount were widely praised
  • Princess Diana's Wedding

    Princess Diana's Wedding
    In 1981 32-year-old Charles wed 19-year-old Diana Spencer (best known as Princess Diana), with later rumors surfacing that he was pressured into the marriage from his family. The wedding drew enormous crowds in the streets of London and millions watched the proceedings on television. Public opinion of the monarchy was especially strong at that time.
  • First Grandson

    First Grandson
    Charles and Diana gave birth to Elizabeth’s grandsons Prince William, who was created Duke of Cambridge upon his own marriage in 2011, second-in-line to the throne,
  • Margaret Thatcher the Prime Minister

    Margaret Thatcher the Prime Minister
    It was reported, most notably in The Sunday Times of 20 July 1986, that the Queen was worried that Margaret Thatcher's economic policies fostered social divisions and was alarmed by high unemployment, a series of riots, the violence of a miners' strike, and Thatcher's refusal to apply sanctions against the apartheid regime in South Africa. The sources of the rumours included royal aide Michael Shea and Commonwealth Secretary-General Shridath Ramphal,
  • Dicorce of Her son and Lady Diana

    Dicorce of Her son and Lady Diana
    By the 1990s, the media had a widespread fascination with Princess Diana, but as their marriage broke down, the Queen was increasingly perceived as being out of touch. In 1992, she famously declared the year to be her ‘annus horribilus‘ The year saw media headlines dominated by the marriage breakup of Charles and Diana, a fire in Windsor, and other criticisms of the Royal Family.
  • Lady Diana's death

    Lady Diana's death
    n 1996, Princess Diana died in a car crash, and temporarily there was public dismay as the Queen appeared distant and refused to fly the flag at half mast. But, after the Queen later expressed admiration for Princess Diana the hostility evaporated. Nevertheless, the relationship between Princess Diana and the Queen were best described as being ‘cool’.
  • Golden Jubilee

    Golden Jubilee
    n 2002, Elizabeth marked her Golden Jubilee, the 50th anniversary of her accession. Her sister and mother died in February and March respectively, and the media speculated whether the Jubilee would be a success or a failure.She again undertook an extensive tour of her realms, which began in Jamaica in February, where she called the farewell banquet "memorable" after a power cut plunged the King's House, the official residence of the governor-general, into darkness.
  • Damond Wedding Anniversary

    Damond Wedding Anniversary
    She became the first British monarch to celebrate a diamond wedding anniversary in November 2007.
  • Diamond Jubilee and longevity

    Diamond Jubilee and longevity
    The Queen's 2012 Diamond Jubilee marked 60 years on the throne, and celebrations were held throughout her realms, the wider Commonwealth, and beyond. In a message released on Accession Day,
  • Bafta Award

    Bafta Award
    On 4 April 2013, she received an honorary BAFTA for her patronage of the film industry and was called "the most memorable Bond girl yet" at the award ceremony.
  • not tot attend commonwealth heads

    not tot attend commonwealth heads
    in 2013 she chose not to attend the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting for the first time in 40 years. She was represented at the summit in Sri Lanka by Prince Charles.
  • The oldest current monarch

    The oldest  current monarch
    She became the oldest current monarch after King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia died on 23 January 2015. She later became the longest-reigning current monarch and the longest-serving current head of state following the death of King Bhumibol of Thailand on 13 October 2016,
  • Sapphire Jubilee

    Sapphire Jubilee
    On 6 February 2017, she became the first British monarch to commemorate a Sapphire Jubilee,[199] and on 20 November, she was the first British monarch to celebrate a platinum wedding anniversary.
  • Retirement of Prince Philip

    Retirement of Prince Philip
    Philip had retired from his official duties as the Queen's consort in August 2017.
  • Prince Charles' being the head of the commonwealth

    Prince Charles' being the head of the commonwealth
    On 20 April 2018, the government leaders of the Commonwealth of Nations announced that she will be succeeded by Charles as Head of the Commonwealth. The Queen stated it was her "sincere wish" that Charles would follow her in the role.
  • COVID-19 pandemic

    COVID-19 pandemic
    On 19 March 2020, the Queen moved to Windsor Castle and sequestered there as a precaution, as the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United Kingdom.[203] Public engagements were cancelled and Windsor Castle followed a strict sanitary protocol nicknamed "HMS Bubble".[204] On 5 April, in a televised broadcast watched by an estimated 24 million viewers in the United Kingdom,[205] she asked people to "take comfort that while we may have more still to endure, better days will return"
  • Fiest Dose of Vaccine

    Fiest Dose of Vaccine
    On 9 January 2021, Buckingham Palace announced that the Queen and Prince Philip had received their first dose of vaccine against COVID-19.[211] She received her second dose in April, before her first in-person public appearance of 2021.[212]
  • Death of her husband Prince Philip

    Death of her husband Prince Philip
    Philip died on 9 April 2021, making Elizabeth the first British monarch to reign as a widow or widower since Victoria.She remarked in private that his death "left a huge void". Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Queen sat alone at Philip's funeral service, which evoked sympathy from people around the world.[
  • Platinum Jubilee

    Platinum Jubilee
    The Queen's Platinum Jubilee began on 6 February 2022. It marks 70 years since she acceded to the throne upon her father's death. She held a reception for pensioners, local Women's Institute members and charity volunteers on the eve of the date at Sandringham House.[240] In her Accession Day message, Elizabeth renewed her commitment to a lifetime of public service, which she originally made in 1947She does not intend to abdicate, though Prince Charles began to take on more of her dutie