Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, has died at the age of 95. Her death certificate, released by National Records of Scotland on Thursday, revealed that she passed away at 3:10 p.m. UK time (10:10 a.m. ET) on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Ballater, Scotland. The cause of death is listed as old age.
The Queen was born on April 21, 1926, in London, England. She was the daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth and the great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in 1952, and served as Head of State for the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms until her death.
Queen Elizabeth II was known for her unwavering commitment to public service and her dedication to her country. She was an active member of the British Armed Forces, visiting troops around the world and awarding medals to those who served. She was also a passionate advocate for the environment, encouraging people to take action to protect the planet.
The Queen was also a strong supporter of the arts, and she was known for her love of horses and dogs. She was a patron of many charities and organizations, and she was a champion of the Commonwealth.
Queen Elizabeth II was a beloved figure in Britain and around the world. Her death is a loss that will be felt deeply by many. Her legacy of service and dedication to her country will live on in the hearts of those who knew her.