Queen Elizabeth II


Queen Elizabeth II Brief Biography

Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is, and has been since her accession in 1952, Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth. She is also queen of 12 countries that have become independent since her accession: Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis.</ref>}}

Elizabeth was born in London as the elder daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. She was educated privately at home. Her father acceded to the throne on the abdication of his brother Edward VIII in 1936, from which time she was the heir presumptive. She began to undertake public duties during the Second World War, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service. In 1947, she married the Duke of Edinburgh, a former Prince of Greece and Denmark, with whom she has four children: Charles, Anne, Andrew, and Edward.

Queen Elizabeth II News

• 'The Crown' returns to Netflix for second season on Dec. 8
• The Almanac for Aug. 4, the 216th day of 2017
• Famous birthdays for Aug. 4: Kym Johnson, Barack Obama, Jeff Gordon, Louis Vuitton, Billy Bob Thornton, Richard Belzer, Daniel Dae Kim, Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse
• Britain's Prince Philip retiring Wednesday after 65 years of service

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