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Queen Elizabeth II has died

Last time updated
08.09.22
Queen Elizabeth II has died

Elizabeth II has ruled Great Britain for seven decades. She passed away this afternoon at the age of 96.

Elizabeth II was, without exaggeration, a symbol of an era and one of the most beloved British rulers. She became a truck driver to help the war effort during the World War II, worked with 15 prime ministers, saw the official end of the British Empire in 1997 and served for the benefit of Britain until the end of her reign. Only in 2021, the 95-year-old ruler, following the advice of her doctors, slowed down the pace of her work. Just two days ago, she held her last official meeting, appointing Liz Truss as the new prime minister.

Elizabeth II has always been somewhat aloof in public and was strongly attached to her children and grandchildren. Today, all her descendants have been hurriedly summoned to Balmoral Castle. Britain was frozen in anxious anticipation. The official farewell ceremony for former monarchs begins precisely with the gathering of children.

The death of Elizabeth II was announced 3 hours ago. It was confirmed by official sources within the royal family. Elizabeth’s son Charles ascended the throne, taking the name of Charles III.

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Last time updated
08.09.22

Source: The Times

Authors: Danila

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