Queen Elizabeth II was the last queen in the world. She was born Princess Elizabeth of York on April 21, 1926 in Mayfair, London, England. She was the daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth and the sister of Princess Margaret.
Elizabeth II ascended to the throne in 1952, upon the death of her father, King George VI. She was the last monarch of the House of Windsor and the last British monarch to be crowned in Westminster Abbey. During her reign, Elizabeth II oversaw the transition of the United Kingdom from a colonial power to a modern, independent nation.
Elizabeth II was a popular and beloved figure in the United Kingdom and around the world. She was known for her sense of duty and dedication to public service. During her reign, she traveled extensively, meeting with world leaders and attending events to promote the United Kingdom.
Elizabeth II was also a patron of the arts and a keen supporter of the Commonwealth. She was a patron of the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Academy of Arts. She was also a keen supporter of the Commonwealth Games and the Commonwealth of Nations.
Elizabeth II died on 8 September 2022 at the age of 96. She was succeeded by her son, Charles III. Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning monarch in British history, having reigned for 70 years. She was also the longest-reigning female monarch in world history.
Elizabeth II was a beloved figure in the United Kingdom and around the world. She was known for her sense of duty and dedication to public service. She was a patron of the arts and a keen supporter of the Commonwealth. Her legacy will live on for generations to come.