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Queen Elizabeth of Britain is no more

Britain’s longest-reigning Queen Elizabeth II has died. The Queen, who ruled Britain for 70 years, died at the age of 96 in Balmoral, Scotland.

He breathed his last peacefully at his estate in Scotland on Thursday afternoon. She stayed at the estate for most of the summer that year.

Elizabeth II ascended the throne of Great Britain in 1952, and she witnessed massive social changes during her reign.

Her eldest son, now Britain’s new King Charles III, has said his beloved mother’s death is a “time of great sadness” for him and his family, and that her loss will be felt around the world. will be “deeply felt”.

“We are deeply saddened by the demise of a popular ruler and a dear mother,” he said.

“We know his loss will be felt by countless people across the nation, the regions and the Commonwealth and around the world.”

He said that in times to come, he and his family “will be comforted and strengthened by how much people love and respect the Queen.”

According to Buckingham Palace, King Charles and his wife Camilla – who will now be called the Queen Consort – will return to London on Friday.

Senior members of the royal family began gathering at Balmoral on Thursday after doctors raised concerns about the Queen’s health.

All the Queen’s children arrived at Balmoral, near Aberdeen, after doctors kept the Queen under observation.

His grandson and now Prince William of Great Britain and his younger brother Prince Harry also arrived there.

Prime Minister Liz Truss said the Queen was the rock on which modern Britain was built, “giving us the stability and strength we needed.” This Tuesday the Queen appointed Liz Truss as the new Prime Minister.

Speaking of the new king, Truss said, “We owe him the same loyalty and dedication that his mother had for so many people for so long.”

“And with the end of the second Elizabeth, we are entering a new era in the vast history of our great country, which was the Queen’s wish, ‘God save the King’.”

During the reign of Queen Elizabeth II as head of state, the United Kingdom saw a period of crisis following World War II, the transformation of an empire into a Commonwealth, the end of the Cold War and the United Kingdom’s accession to and then exit from the European Union.

Britain saw 15 Prime Ministers during its reign. Winston Churchill, born in 1874, was the first Prime Minister of his reign, and the current Prime Minister, Liz Truss Churchill, was born in 1975, 101 years after her birth.

Throughout her reign, the Queen met with the Prime Minister every week.

Queen Elizabeth was born on April 21, 1926 in Mayfair, London. Her birth name was Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor.

People outside Buckingham Palace in London, waiting for news on the Queen’s health, began to cry after her death was announced.

At exactly 6:30 (UK time), the Union Jack, the national flag at the British Royal Household, was flown at half mast and a notice officially announcing the Queen’s death was posted outside the main entrance.

After the Queen’s death, Prince William and his wife Catherine became the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Cornwall.

The Queen was born on 21 April 1926 in Mayfair, London. Her birth name was Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor.

No one could have imagined that she would one day become Queen of Great Britain, but in 1936 her father’s older brother, Edward VIII, abdicated the king to marry American citizen and twice-divorced Wallace Simpson. .

He was succeeded by Elizabeth’s father, Albert, and then ten-year-old Lilibet became the heir to the throne. Elizabeth was called Lilibet in the family.

Britain was at war with Nazi Germany just three years later. Elizabeth and her younger sister Princess Margaret spent most of the war at Windsor Castle. Her family rejected suggestions to take the princesses safely to Canada.

At age 18, Elizabeth worked for five months with the Auxiliary Territorial Service and learned to work as a motor mechanic and drive.

Speaking later, the Queen said, “I began to understand the esprit de corps that develops in times of trouble.”

During the war she had been sending letters to her distant cousin and Prince Philip. Prince Philip of Greece was serving in the Royal Navy.

The two struck up a romance and the couple married on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey. Prince Philip received the title of Duke of Edinburgh.

Later in 2021, before Prince Philip’s death aged 99, the Queen said of him, “He was my strength and confidence during their 74-year marriage.”

Their first son Charles was born in 1948, followed by Princess Anne in 1950, then Prince Andrew in 1960 and Prince Edward in 1964. All of them gave the Queen eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

In 1952, Princess Elizabeth was representing the ailing monarch in Kenya when her husband Philip informed her of her father’s death. She will immediately become the new queen.

Dean was back.

Later, the queen said about this that ‘I had the challenge of fulfilling this responsibility which I suddenly got.

At the age of 27, Elizabeth was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953. The program was watched live on TV by more than 20 million people worldwide. Many were watching live TV for the first time.

Big changes in the next few decades

The annexations took place, the British Empire ended worldwide, and the 1960s saw major changes in British society.

This was a less respectable period for the monarchy. During this time, Elizabeth made many reforms in the monarchy, she became closer to the common people and began to participate in public events. She was consistently committed to the Commonwealth, visiting every Commonwealth country at least once.

But there were also periods of private and public pain in his life. In 1992, Windsor Castle was destroyed by fire. It was the Queen’s private residence and workplace. His three children’s marriages also broke up.

After the death of Princess Diana in a car accident in Paris in 1997, the Queen was also criticized for not speaking about it publicly.

Questions also arose about the relevance of monarchy in modern society.

The Queen acknowledged, “Any institution…

At the age of 21, Elizabeth vowed to devote her life as princess to public service.

Decades after uttering these words, in 1977, during her silver jubilee year as queen, she again declared, “Although I made this resolution at a very young age, when I was still in the decision-making process, I still can’t. I regret a word I said and I will never go back on those words.

45 years later, in June this year, he reiterated the same commitment in a message of thanks to the nation to mark the 70th anniversary of the Queen’s reign, the Platinum Jubilee.

On the platinum jubilee of the Queen’s coronation, a variety of official events were held in the United Kingdom, showcasing British culture, as well as street parties.

Although the Queen could not attend many events due to her health, she said, “My feelings are with you all.”

Meanwhile, large crowds gathered on The Mall – the street in front of Buckingham Palace – and at the end of the ceremony, the Queen joined three generations of her family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace to celebrate.

After the Queen’s death, 73-year-old King Charles has now become the head of the 14 Commonwealth territories.

He and his wife, Camilla, are at Balmoral with their siblings – Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

Prince Edward’s wife Sophie, Prince William and Prince Harry are also with him.

Prince William’s wife Catherine stayed with their three children George, Charlotte and Louis in Windsor where the children had their first day of school on Thursday.

After the Queen’s death, 73-year-old King Charles has now become the head of the 14 Commonwealth territories.

He and his wife, Camilla, are at Balmoral with their siblings – Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.

Prince Edward’s wife Sophie, Prince William and Prince Harry are also with him.

Prince William’s wife Catherine stayed with their three children George, Charlotte and Louis in Windsor where the children had their first day of school on Thursday.

The royal family is in mourning.

Official events will be canceled and flags will be flown at half-mast at royal residences and government buildings, as well as overseas armed forces bases.

World leaders are paying tribute to the Queen.

Following the Queen’s death, US President Joe Biden spoke of how she stood by America’s “toughest days” since the September 11 terrorist attacks.

She was French President Emmanuel Macron’s “Queen of Kindness” and “Friend of France”.

For Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Queen was a never-ending part of Canadian lives and one of his “favorite people in the world”.

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