Queen Elizabeth II has died at 96. The article looks at the age at which she ascended the throne and the year that happened.
Who was Queen Elizabeth II?
Queen Elizabeth was born as Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on 21st April,1926. She was the Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms.
She reign of 70 years and 214 days was the longest of any British monarch in history.
Her 7 decades reign is also the second longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in history.
The longest reign by any Monarch of a sovereign country is being held by Louis XIV( the Sun King) of France.
His reign was from 1638 to 1715, a period of 72 years.
Queen Elizabeth the second was born in Mayfair, London.
She was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York who later became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.
Her father the late King George ascended to the throne in 1936. This happen after the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII and this also made Elizabeth heir to the throne.
Queen Elizabeth, then Elizabeth was educated at home privately and began her public duties during the second World war.
Queen Elizabeth got married to Philip Mountbatten in 1947. He was a former prince of Greece and Denmark.
It was a 73 year of marriage until his death in 2021 and the had four children.
How old was Queen Elizabeth when she became queen and which year was it?
She ascended to the throne in 1952 when her father died in February 1952.
Elizabeth was only 25 at the time she became Queen regnant to seven independent Commonwealth.
She was coronated on 2nd June,1953. Queen Elizabeth II who died on 8th September,2022 will be succeeded by Charles III.