New Delhi: Queen Elizabeth II has died peacefully at Balmora, informed a statement published in The Royal Family’s official social media page. She was under medical supervision in Scotland after her doctors raised concern over her health. She was 96 years of age.
“The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow,” read the official statement by The Royal Family.
Earlier today, Queen’s closest family travelled to join the 96-year-old monarch after doctors placed her under medical supervision in Scotland’s Balmoral Castle.
About Queen Elizabeth II
Elizabeth was baptised on May 29, 1926, in the private chapel of Buckingham Palace. She was born on April 21, 1926, at 17 Bruton St. in London. On December 11, 1936, her uncle Edward VIII abdicated, making her father the new King George VI. She was 10 years old at the time.
She married Greek royal Philip Mountbatten, a navy officer, in London’s Westminster Abbey on November 20, 1947. Prince Charles (born in 1948), Princess Anne (born in 1950), Prince Andrew (born in 1960), and Prince Edward are their four children (born in 1971). (1964). In April 2021, Philip passed away at the age of 99.
When her father passed away on February 6, 1952, she was in Kenya on a royal tour and took over the throne. On June 2, 1953, she was crowned in Westminster Abbey during the first-ever broadcast coronation.
Elizabeth was queen of 15 realms, including the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Belize, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, and Tuvalu.