Queen Elizabeth II: everything you need to know about the monarch who died at 96 years of age

The monarch saw 14 prime ministers pass by during her 70-year reign

This Thursday, September 8, the world woke up to the news of the "concern" of Queen Elizabeth II's doctors for her state of health, who recommended that the 96-year-old monarch remains under medical supervision for hours more Later, his death was confirmed.


The queen was at her summer home in Balmoral, Scotland, and her relatives were already with her.

In MARCA Claro the story of who was the longest-lived monarch in the history of the United Kingdom.


Who was Queen Elizabeth II?

Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-serving monarch on the British throne (since 1952), and became the main reference for royalty around the world. She was born on April 21, 1926, and her full name is Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (Isabel Alejandra MarĂ­a Windsor).


Elizabeth, or Elizabeth, was the leading figure in the Church of England and representative of the United Kingdom to the world. She was crowned in 1952 after the death of her father, King George VI, who took the throne after the abdication of his brother, Edward VIII.


In her role as queen, Elizabeth II held the following roles: Head of State, Head of Nation, Head of the Armed Forces, and Supreme Governor of the Church of England.


Where was Queen Elizabeth II born?

Queen Elizabeth II was born in Mayfair, London, at the home of her grandfather, George V at 17 Bruton Street; and she was baptized under the Anglican religion in the Buckingham Palace chapel.


Where did Queen Elizabeth II live?

Queen Elizabeth II lived in Buckingham Palace, a 775-room residence that has been the seat of the British monarchy since 1837.


Likewise, the queen had other residences such as Windsor Castle in Berkshire and other properties such as Balmoral Castle, where she died and Holyroodhouse in Scotland, and her home in Ireland, Hillsborough Castle.


Who are the children of Queen Elizabeth II?

Queen Elizabeth II married Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who died in 2021. In 1948 they had their first child, Prince Charles of Wales, who will now inherit the throne.


In 1950, Queen Elizabeth had her first daughter, Princess Anne; after he was born, Andrew, Duke of York, and the monarch's youngest son Edward, Earl of Wessex.


Which countries does Queen Elizabeth II rule?

Elizabeth II was the monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Commonwealth of Nations which is made up of 54 nations:


Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Nigeria, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, United Kingdom, Rwanda, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, South Africa, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Zambia.


Who was the queen before Queen Elizabeth?

Elizabeth II came to the throne at the age of 25 and before this happened, the one who held the title of the queen was her mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, who was queen consort. However, as a direct monarch, Victoria I was the last to occupy the throne before Elizabeth II.


Victoria I was Elizabeth's great-great-grandmother and was monarch from 1837 to 1901.


Why is there a queen in England?

The monarchy of the United Kingdom is the most recognized worldwide and due to its enormous tradition and approval by the population, it continues to be maintained, even though Great Britain has established itself as a democratic country.


Who will be the successor to Queen Elizabeth?

The successor to the throne will be his son, Charles.