Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain: 96 years of life and 70 years of rule in photos

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Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain passed away at the age of 96, at Balmoral Castle in Scotland. Elizabeth ruled the country for 70 years, from February 1952, succeeding her father, George VI. During her reign, 15 prime ministers have been replaced in the country. The long life and history of the reign of Elizabeth II in the RTVI photo gallery.

Little Princess Elizabeth in 1927. The photo was taken when the princess was being wheeled around the grounds of Windsor Castle. Next to her is her cousin, Gerald Lascelles

British Princess Elizabeth, who later became Queen Elizabeth II, with her mother, the Duchess of York. They talk to disabled soldiers at an exhibition in London, May 16, 1933.

Princess Elizabeth (center) waves on the balcony of Buckingham Palace in London with her grandparents, King George V and Queen Mary, May 6, 1935. Princess Margaret is barely visible over the edge of the balcony.

Princess Elizabeth, the eldest daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, poses for a photo on her 13th birthday, in the Great Windsor Park, England, April 21, 1939

Princess Elizabeth driving an ambulance in April 1945. She took a driving course to become a medical officer.

Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, wave to the crowd from the balcony of Buckingham Palace on their wedding day. London, November 20, 1947.

Princess Elizabeth of England (left) and the Duke of Edinburgh on a walk with eight-month-old Prince Charles at the Windlesham Moor Summer Residence, July 18, 1949, Ascot, England. A frame from the British newsreel.

Elizabeth II at the coronation ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London.

Elizabeth II, Queen of England, talks with Sir Winston Churchill, 1953.

Queen Elizabeth II during a visit to Nigeria in 1956.

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain walks with US President Eisenhower past the Guard of Honor at Washington National Airport, October 17, 1957.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Jaipur, India, on January 22, 1961.

Emperor Hirohito of Japan and Queen Elizabeth II of England during the Japanese monarch’s state visit to England in October 1971.

Elizabeth II and US President Gerald Ford dance at a reception at the White House, July 7, 1976

Queen Elizabeth II in the year of her silver jubilee on the throne opens a Fragrant garden for the blind.

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain speaks to Pope John Paul II during a visit to the Vatican, October 17, 1980

Elizabeth II on a walk near Windsor Castle with US President Ronald Reagan, June 8, 1982.

Elizabeth II (second from left) with West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl (left), US President Ronald Reagan (second from right) and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

In mid-October 1986, Elizabeth II paid an official visit to socialist China, and met with the country’s leader Deng Xiaoping. This was the first visit to China by a British monarch.

Members of the Royal Family in 1987.

General Secretary of the CPSU Central Committee Mikhail Gorbachev visiting the Queen at Windsor Castle, April 7, 1989.

Queen Elizabeth II at the fence of Buckingham Palace, where people carry flowers on the day of Princess Diana’s death.

The royal couple at Ascot Races in the year of their golden wedding, 1997

In 2002, the fiftieth anniversary of the reign of Elizabeth II was widely celebrated in Britain.

The Queen holds a reception for delegates of the London Summit, April 1, 2009.

Donald Trump’s visit in 2018.

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arrive at the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, 2018.

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain during the funeral of Prince Philip, April 17, 2021.

In 2022, Britain celebrated the platinum anniversary of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

On September 8, 2022, Buckingham Palace announces that Queen Elizabeth II is under medical supervision because doctors are “worried about Her Majesty’s health.”

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