Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth domains

Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth domains

Elizabeth was brought into the world in Mayfair, London, as the principal offspring of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth).

Her dad agreed to the lofty position in 1936 upon the renouncement of his sibling, King Edward VIII, making Elizabeth the successor possible.

She was taught secretly at home and started to embrace public obligations during the Second World War, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service.

In November 1947, she wedded Philip Mountbatten, a previous sovereign of Greece and Denmark, and their marriage endured 73 years until his passing in 2021.

They had four kids together: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

Elizabeth was brought into the world at 02:40 (GMT) on 21 April 1926, during the rule of her fatherly granddad, King George V. Her dad, the Duke of York (later King George VI), was the second child of the King.

Her mom, the Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother), was the most youthful little girl of Scottish blue-blood Claude Bowes-Lyon,