Elizabeth II, a living symbol of Britain

Elizabeth II, a living symbol of Britain
She is the oldest of the current monarchs in the world.
The Queen’s full title is Her Majesty Elizabeth II, by the grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and other kingdoms and territories. Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.She was born on April 21, 1926 in London, in the family of Prince Albert. From early childhood, the future queen received a good education, studying history, law and the foundations of the Christian faith. At age 11, Elizabeth became a scout, and eventually - a sea ranger. In her youth, Elizabeth II was fond of horses and engaged in horse riding.
World War II began when the girl was only 13 years old, and in 1940 the future queen first appeared on the radio with an appeal to children who suffered from the war.
In 1945, Elizabeth joined the Women's Self-Defense Unit in the Auxiliary Territorial Service and was trained as a driver of an ambulance. Her military service lasted 5 months, as a result of which the girl received the military rank of lieutenant.
At the age of 21, Elizabeth married the 26-year-old officer of the British Navy, Philip Mountbatten. The man was the son of the Greek Prince Andrew, who eventually received the title of Duke of Edinburgh. The royal couple had four children: Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward.During her life, Elizabeth II visited more than 130 countries. Few people know that the famous Big Ben has been officially named the Elizabeth Tower since 2012.
Her work day is scheduled in minutes. At 7:30 a tray with milk is brought to her in bed. First, the queen becomes acquainted with the British press ... And her working day ends at 23:00. She loves watching TV shows and reading novels. Unofficially, Elizabeth II is the head of the English Church and, as a “defender of the faith,” she often brings Christian truths to her subjects.

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