Elizabeth ii

elizabeth ii

What is the name of the Queen Elizabeth 2?

Queen Elizabeth 2 was designed for the transatlantic service from her home port of Southampton, UK to New York, United States and was named after the earlier Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth. She served as the flagship of the line from 1969 until succeeded by the Queen Mary 2 in 2004.

How old is Queen Elizabeth II now?

Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926, in London, to Prince Albert, Duke of York (later known as King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1947, became queen on February 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953.

What is Queen Elizabeth II known for?

Elizabeth II, queen of the United Kingdom from February 6, 1952, the longest-reigning monarch in British history. She is known to favor simplicity in court life and is also known to take a serious and informed interest in government business, aside from traditional and ceremonial roles.

How did Queen Elizabeth become Queen Elizabeth II?

Her mother became Queen Elizabeth; on King Georges death in 1952, she became Queen Mother and her daughter became Queen Elizabeth II. Elizabeth was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on June 2, 1953, in Westminster Abbey, at the age of 27.

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