Queen Elizabeth II’s Life via Photos

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Elizabeth II, the 84-year-old Britain Queen of an old-fashioned monarchy, has become one of the longest-reigning monarchs in English history. The Queen is seen to be a “living”, “breathing” woman providing a useful introduction to British politics in the second half of the 20th century. It’s recognized that Elizabeth II is the most powerful head of state in the world of the 20th century.

 

Elizabeth II, fully named Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, born in 21 April 1926 is the eldest daughter of King George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. Elizabeth II is not only the Head of State of the United Kingdom but also is the reigning Queen of 16 independent sovereign states known as the Commonwealth realms: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize, Antigua and Barbuda, and Saint Kitts and Nevis. Besides, as Head of the Commonwealth, 54-member Commonwealth of Nations is under her control. The Queen got married to Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark on 20 November 1947, and the couple has four children namely Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Andrew and Edward. After forty-six years of reigning, both Elizabeth II and her Royal family has greatly influenced on British politics. At the age of 84, the powerful woman is still admired and appeals a great deal of attention from press and media all over the world. Let’s have a thorough look at the most memorial images of Queen Elizabeth II over time.

 

George VI, The Duchess of York, Elizabeth and 2 little princesses Elizabeth II and Margaret at the House of Windsor in June 1936. The Duchess of York throned in December 1936 after King Edward VIII’s abdication

 

Princess Elizabeth and her younger sister Margaret

 

Princess Elizabeth in February 1939, 2 months before her 13th birthday

 

The photo of Princess Elizabeth was captured in 1948

 

The image of Princess Elizabeth at Clarence House in 1949

 

In 1951, Princess Elizabeth posed at Clarence House, the official residence of The Prince of Wales, The Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William and Prince Harry

 

Queen Elizabeth II posed with her two children, Prince Charles and Princess Anne in 1954

 

Queen Elizabeth II went on a vacation with her husband and children in 1957

 

The Queen played with beloved pets in Windsor castle in 1962

 

The Royal family posed in Balmoral in 1979. The image of baby son of Princess Anne- Peter Phillips got a great deal of attention

 

The image of Queen Elizabeth II was captured at the corridor of Buckingham Palace by the famous Canadian singer- Bryan Adams

 

A rare photo of Elizabeth II was done at the backstage for stamp portrait in 1982

 

The current image of Queen Elizabeth II is revealed. She is 84 years old at present

 

 

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