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Queen Elizabeth II Age, Husband, Monarchical Journey, Biography & More

Bio Real NameElizabeth Alexandra Mary NicknameNot Known ProfessionQueen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand and Head of the Commonwealth Monarchical Journey • King George VI, Father of Elizabeth II acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother Edward VIII in 1936, at that time Elizabeth was the heir presumptive. • During the World War II Elizabeth began to undertake public duties, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service. • She married Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, a former prince of Greece and Denmark in 1947. • During 1951, George VI's health deteriorated and Elizabeth stood in for him at public events. • In October 1951, her private secretary, Martin Charteris, carried a draft accession declaring the death of George VI when she was touring Canada and USA. • In February 1952, Elizabeth was declared the Queen of the Commonwealth. Physical Stats & More Heightin centimeters- 152 cm in meters- 1.52 m in Feet Inches-5’ 0” Weightin Kilograms- 55 kg in Pounds- 121 lbs Eye ColourBlue Hair ColourWhite Personal Life Date of Birth21 April 1926 Age (as in 2017) 91 Years Birth Place17 Bruton Street, Mayfair, London, UK Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus NationalityBritish HometownLondon, England SchoolShe was educated privately at home CollegeNot Known Educational QualificationsNot Known Debut1952 FamilyFather- George VI

Some Lesser Known Facts About Queen Elizabeth II

  1. Does Elizabeth II smoke?: Not Known

  2. Does Elizabeth II drink alcohol?: Yes

  3. Queen Elizabeth II is the Longest reigning Monarch alive. She has been reigning for 64 years.

  4. She speaks french fluently and often uses the language for audiences and state visits. She does not require an interpreter.

  5. During World War II, Elizabeth and her sister, Margaret moved to Windsor Castle for their safety.

  6. She was educated in constitutional history and law, preparing for her future role as queen.

  7. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip met at a wedding in 1934.

  8. Elizabeth and Prince Philip were married at Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947.

  9. Prince Philip was born in Greece, but his family was exiled from the country when he was an infant.

  10. She acceded to thrown in 1952 when George VI died.

  11. Her coronation in 1953 was the first to be televised in England.

  12. During her reign, the Queen has received over 3.5 million items of correspondence.

  13. Since 1952, she has been conferred over 404,500 honors and awards.

  14. Queen Elizabeth II is Britain’s 40th monarch since William the Conqueror was crowned.

  15. Around 1.5 million people have attended garden parties at Buckingham Palace or the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Scotland since Elizabeth has been on the throne.

  16. Elizabeth II is the patron of more than 600 charities and organizations.

  17. She is a pet loving lady. During her reign, she has owned more than 30 corgis and introduced a new breed- the dorgi. Elizabeth has two corgi Holly and Willow and two dorgi candy and Vulcan.                                                        

  1. For her Diamond Jubilee in 2012, the queen received over 120,000 cards, letters and gifts.

  2. Elizabeth does not need a passport to travel internationally.

  3. Imperial State Crown, that was bestowed on Elizabeth II in 1953 weighs 1.06 kg (2.3 lb) and contains 2,901 precious stones, including Cullinan II – the second-largest clear cut diamond in the world.                                       

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