The health of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has deteriorated. Elizabeth II, 96, has been kept under the care of doctors at her Bolmoral Castle residence in Scotland. This information was given by Buckingham Palace on Thursday. Let us tell you about Elizabeth II that for nearly seven decades, this Queen Elizabeth has been handling the royal family and the princely state of Britain. Let’s also take a look at some important information related to the life of Elizabeth II.
Elizabeth is the eldest daughter of Prince Albert, Duke of York, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. Elizabeth was born on 21 April 1926. Queen Elizabeth’s full name is Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor. Queen Elizabeth completed her studies at home. In 1947, she married a distant cousin, Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, a naval officer. Philip was the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and great-grandson of Queen Victoria.
Father died during Kenya tour
In 1948, a son was born to both of them, who was named Prince Charles. Just two years later, a daughter was born, who later became Princess Anne. After about five years of marriage, that is, in the year 1952, Prince Philip, Princess Elizabeth went on a tour of Kenya. But during this visit to Kenya, everything in his life changed. Elizabeth’s father, King George, who had been ailing for a long time, passed away. Elizabeth was still in Kenya.
Britain’s throne in 1951
After receiving the news of the father’s death, Elizabeth and Prince Philip left for Britain, canceling their vacation midway. After the death of the father, it was clear that Britain was now going to get a new queen. After this, Elizabeth II was appointed Queen of Britain on 6 February 1952, she was officially coronated on 2 June 1953.
Britain got the throne at the age of only 25
Queen Elizabeth II was only 25 years old when she was given the throne of Britain. Since then, he has occupied this throne for almost seven decades. She is also the oldest woman to hold power in Britain. Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has also visited India. She has come to India after three visits.
Elizabeth had visited India thrice
Queen Elizabeth visited India in 1961, 1983 and 1997, but her first visit, nearly 15 years after India’s independence, was the most spectacular. After reaching India, Elizabeth also went to the place (Rajghat) where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. After reaching there, he first took off his sandals and entered inside. Prince Philip did the exact same thing.
When Elizabeth came to India for the first time
This was the first royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II to India. The then Indian President Rajendra Prasad, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Vice President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan had earlier received the royal couple at the Delhi airport. After her visit to India, the Queen also visited neighboring countries of Nepal and Pakistan. Wherever she went, people used to line up to get a glimpse of her.
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