Queen Elizabeth II

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Elizabeth II was Queen of the United Kingdom from 6 February 1952 until her death on 8 September 2022.

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Her reign of 70 years and 214 days was the longest of any British monarch and the second-longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country

Born: 21 April 1926, Bruton Street, London, United Kingdom    Full name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor

Elizabeth died on 8 September 2022 at Balmoral Castle, Aberdeenshire. She was succeeded by her eldest son, Charles III.

Elizabeth was the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch, and the second-longest reigning sovereign in world history, only behind Louis XIV of France

Elizabeth was a constitutional monarch during the Troubles in Northern Ireland,  UK,  Africa, and the UK's accession to and withdrawal from the EU.

Spouse: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (m. 1947–2021)

Elizabeth—then 25 years old—became queen of seven independent Commonwealth countries

Children: King Charles III, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex