Head of State: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Head of State since: 6th February 1952, Crowned on 2nd June 1953 at Westminster Abbey in London, UK.
Predecessor: King George VI
Heir to the Throne: Prince Charles of Wales, Duke of Cornwall.
National Anthem: God Save The Queen
Information about the Monarch:
Queen Elizabeth was born on 21st April 1926 in London, she married Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in London on 20th November 1947. Together they have four children:
Charles, Prince of Wales
Anne, Princess Royal
Andrew, Duke of York
Edward, Earl of Wessex.
Queen Elizabeth is clearly the record-breaking Monarch. She is only Monarch to celebrate a Sapphire Jubilee, a Platinum wedding anniversary, she is the world’s oldest and longest reigning monarch, and the second monarch in British history to have celebrated a diamond jubilee (the other was Queen Victoria. King George III was a few months short of qualifying for a diamond jubilee celebration).
In February 2017 The Queen became the only British Monarch in history to celebrate a Sapphire Jubilee – 65 years on the throne, and in November 2017 The Queen celebrated her Platinum wedding anniversary – 70 years of marriage to Prince Philip.
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