QUEEN ELIZABETH'S LIFE

Timeline created by Kio Dewy
  • She was born

    She was born
    Her real name was Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor and she was born in London as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
  • Her father becomes King George VI

    Her father becomes King George VI
    Her father acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII.
  • Coronation of her parents

    Coronation of her parents
    The coronation of George VI and his wife Elizabeth as king and queen of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth took place at Westminster Abbey, London.
  • Britain entered the Second World War.

    Britain entered the Second World War.
    Lord Hailsham[24] suggested that Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret should be evacuated to Canada to avoid the frequent aerial bombing. This was rejected by their mother.
  • She gets married

    She gets married
    She married Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a former prince of Greece and Denmark.
  • Her first child is born.

    Her first child is born.
    She gave birth to his son Prince Charles
  • Her second child is born

    Her second child is born
    She gave birth to her daughter Princess Anne.
  • She becomes Queen Elizabeth II

    She becomes Queen Elizabeth II
    When her father died in February 1952, Elizabeth became head of the Commonwealth and queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries.
  • Her coronation takes place

    Her coronation takes place
    The coronation was held more than one year later because of the tradition of allowing an appropriate length of time to pass after a monarch dies before holding such festivals.
  • Silver Jubilee

    Silver Jubilee
    It marked the 25th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's accession to the throne.
  • Golden Jubilee

    Golden Jubilee
    It marked the 50th anniversary of the accession to the throne.
  • Diamond Jubilee

    Diamond Jubilee
    It marked the 60th anniversary of the accession to the throne.
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    Second World War

    She trained as a driver and mechanic and was given the rank of honorary junior commander.