Queen elizabeth ii was born princess elizabeth alexandra mary on april 21, 1926, in london, to prince albert, duke of york (later known as king george vi), and elizabeth bowes-lyon she married philip mountbatten , duke of edinburgh, in 1947, became queen on february 6, 1952, and was crowned on june 2, 1953.
The life of queen elizabeth i essay elizabeth the first, born on september 7, 1533, is the most different and intriguing monarch in the english history (dunn) elizabeth is known as the virgin queen all of her reign.
Editor’s note: in october 1957, when queen elizabeth ii was just 31 years old, reader’s digest was granted exclusive access to the world’s most influential royal we’ve chosen to republish this excerpt from the original full-length article, due to the enduring interest in the british royal family. - woman of the year: 1953-queen elizabeth ii from the day she was born, the life of queen elizabeth ii shows that she deserved to receive the title “woman of the year” she had practical intelligence since she was a kid and she respected peoples opinions.
Princess elizabeth immediately acceded to the throne, becoming queen elizabeth ii and taking on all of the responsibilities which came with her new title later in the year, the date was set for the coronation at westminster abbey and preparations began for the spectacular ceremony. Each is listed below where two dates are shown, the first indicates the date of receiving the title or award (the title as princess elizabeth of york being given as from her birth), and the second indicates the date of its loss or renunciation.
A year in the life of queen elizabeth, as told by one of her private secretaries queen elizabeth ii on the steps of the east terrace at windsor castle with corgi willow, dorgi vulcan, corgi.