Queen Elizabeth Death
Queen Elizabeth II has died at Balmoral after reigning for more than 70 years. As a monarch, she served the UK for the longest tenure. She was suffering from illness for long time.
Queen Elizabeth Death Age: She died at the age of 96. Queen Elizabeth II’s tenure as monarch of the UK, witnessed post World war austerity, the transition from empire to Commonwealth, the end of the Cold War and the UK’s entry into and withdrawal from the European Union.
Queen Elizabeth Death Time and Date: She died at the age of 96 on 8th September at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
Queen Elizabeth II Death Cause
Queen Elizabeth death comes after months of concern over her ill health and dwindling frame after the passing of her husband last year. It was announced that the Queen died peacefully in her sleep at her home at Balmoral Castle in Scotland during the afternoon of September 8, 2022. It seems that there is possibly evidence of peripheral vascular disease. Peripheral vascular diseases is a blood circulation disorder that causes the blood vessels outside of your heart and brain to narrow, block, or spasm. It can sometimes result in heart failure or multi organ failure.
Elizabeth I Death:
Elizabeth I died on 24 March 1603 at the age of 69 after a reign of 45 years. It is believed that she died by blood poisoning, but a post-mortem at the time wasn’t permitted. So nothing can be claimed with certainty.
Queen Elizabeth II: Biography
- Elizabeth II or Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on 21 April 1926 in London. She is born out of her parents Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and father George VI. Elizabeth II served as Queen of the UK and the other Commonwealth nations including countries like Australia and New Zealand. She served as Queen of the UK for 70 years and 214 days which is the longest of any British monarch.
- Elizabeth’s father became King George VI and, at age 10, Lilibet, as she was known in the family, became heir to the throne.
- She married to Philip, Prince of Greece, who was serving in the Royal Navy, at Westminster Abbey on 20 November 1947. Her husband died last year in 2021.
- Elizabeth was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953, aged 27.
- Her reign spanned 15 prime ministers of the UK starting with Winston Churchill till the recently elected prime minister Ms Truss.
Queen Elizabeth II’s Visits to India
She was the first British monarch to accede to the throne after India’s Independence from colonial rule. She praised India’s “richness and diversity”. She made three State visits over the course of her reign i.e. in 1961, 1983 and 1997.
- In 1961, the Queen and her husband, the late Prince Phillip – Duke of Edinburgh, toured Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, Agra and New Delhi.
- In 1983, her visit was in time for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).
- In 1997, she made her final visit to India to mark the 50th anniversary celebrations of India’s Independence.
King Charles III: New Monarch of UK
- King Charles III has been officially proclaimed as the new monarch of United Kingdom.
- He acceded to the throne on 8 September 2022 upon the death of his mother, Elizabeth II.
- As Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay from 1952 to his accession, he was the oldest and the longest-serving heir apparent in British history, and the longest-serving Prince of Wales. He held the title from 26 July 1958 until his accession.
- At 73 years of age, Charles became the oldest person ever to assume the British throne. His coronation ceremony will take place under the code name Operation Golden Orb.
Queen Elizabeth – FAQs
Q. When did Queen Elizabeth II born?
Ans. Elizabeth II or Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born on 21 April 1926.
Q. Where did Queen Elizabeth II born?
Ans. Queen Elizabeth II was born in London.
Q. For how many years did Queen Elizabeth served as the Monarch of UK?
Ans. She served for more than 70 years. As such she was longest reigning monarch of the UK.
Q. When did Queen Elizabeth died?
Ans. Queen Elizabeth II died on 8th September, 2022. She died at the age of 96.