20 Things To Know About Queen Elizabeth II

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The death of Queen Elizabeth II was on Thursday announced by Buckingham Palace.

It marks both the loss of a revered monarch, the only one most Britons have ever known and the end of a figure who served as a living link to the glories of World War II Britain, presided over its fitful adjustment to a post-colonial, post-imperial era and saw it through its bitter divorce from the European Union.

Here are the highlights of Queen Elizabeth’s life:

April 21, 1926 – Elizabeth was born at 17 Bruton St, London, and christened on May 29 that year in the private chapel at Buckingham Palace.

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