Queen Elizabeth II

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Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926 in London, to Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

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She married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947,

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became queen on February 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953. During her reign, she has tried to make the British monarchy more modern and sensitive to the public.

Elderly Elizabeth with a smile

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source:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_II

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