Windsor100: Monarch Profile – Elizabeth II

  July 23, 2017 at 3:30 am by

Monarch: Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
Full Name: Elizabeth Alexandra Mary
Reign: February 6, 1952 – present
June 2, 1953
Date and Place of Birth: 
April 21, 1926 – 17 Brunton Street, Mayfair, London
George VI of the United Kingdom and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (The Duke of Edinburgh)
Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex

Five Facts about Her Majesty
– She is the longest reigning British monarch in history (her reign currently stands at 65 years, 165 days – a staggering 23,907 days)
– She is the 40th monarch since William the Conquerer
– She has visited 116 countries
– During her reign, there has been 13 British Prime Ministers, 14 Australian Prime Ministers, 12 Canadian Prime Ministers, 13 US Presidents, and 7 Popes of the Catholic Church
– As monarch, she owns all the swans and ‘fishes royal’ – sturgeon, dolphins, whales, and porpoises – in British waters

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