British Prime Minister Buhari, Biden, Obama, Macron and others greet Britain’s longest-reigning monarch Praise from world leaders and celebrities from around the world spilled out for Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, as she arrived in Am Thursday at the age of 96.
His death, announced by Buckingham Palace, was hailed by world leaders, who described him in glowing terms.
The crown immediately passes to his son and heir, Carlos, who will be officially known as King Carlos. III.
Two staff members placed the Queen’s formal obituary on an easel on the railings of Buckingham Palace.
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The statement reads: “The Queen died peacefully in Balmoral this afternoon. The King and Queen consort will remain in Balmoral tonight and return to London tomorrow said she felt “at ease” in Balmoral.
Shortly after her death was announced, mourners gathered at Buckingham Palace to pay their respects Born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, she emerged as Queen in February 1952 after the death of her father King George in
VI and reigned for 70 years.
The Queen’s death was greeted with stunned silence around the world, followed by reactions from world leaders and ordinary people as the flag was lowered at Windsor Castle, the Queen’s beloved home.
flowers and candles. The Queen’s children – Charles, Princess Anne, 72, Prince Andrew, 62, and Prince Edward, 58 – flocked to their Scottish Highland retreat, Balmoral.
They were joined by Charles’ sons,
Prince William and his estranged brother Prince Harry. The new king said his mother’s death was a moment of “greatest sadness for me and all the members of my family”.
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Charles is the oldest and longest serving heir in British history. At 73, he will be the oldest king in British history.
Until her 90s, the Queen maintained a strict schedule of events and appearances that reportedly totaled more than 400 in her Diamond Jubilee year.
Death of Husband In 2021, after 73 years of marriage, Elizabeth lost her almost lifelong soul mate, Prince Philip, and had to cope with the fall of her second son, Prince Andrew. charged with
Elizabeth was born Princess Royal on 21 April 1926 at the home of her maternal grandparents in Mayfair, London. His mother, also Elizabeth, belonged to the Scottish nobility.
His father, Albert, Duke of York, was the second son. of King George V. Princess Elizabeth’s younger sister, Margaret Rose, was born four years later. The family eventually moved to a mansion on the Windsor estate, upriver from London, after which their dynasty was named.
As child, Elizabeth seemed destined for an elegant life in relative obscurity as a minor royalty. The Duke of York’s elder brother, Edward, was to succeed his father as king when he died in early 1936.