Queen Elizabeth II, Dies At 96
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest serving monarch, has died at 96. She reigned for 70 years
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest serving monarch, has died at 96. She reigned for 70 years.
The royal family, and their families – have gathered at her Balmoral retreat in the Scottish highlands, where she spent her last days.
The UK celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee to mark 70 years of service to the nation with grand events in June.
In 2015, Queen Elizabeth became the longest-serving British monarch, surpassing her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria. This year, she became the world’s second longest reigning monarch.
As UK celebrated her Platinum Jubilee milestone with royal parades, street parties and pageantry, the Queen thanked the nation in a letter, saying that she had been “humbled and deeply touched”.