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After the death of her father, King George VI, 25-year-old Elizabeth was called upon to assume the throne, beginning a momentous reign that has spanned the better part of a century.
Dec 2, 2020
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How old was Queen Elizabeth when she took over power?
Princess Elizabeth, the oldest of the king's two daughters and next in line to succeed him, was in Kenya at the time of her father's death; she was crowned Queen Elizabeth II on June 2, 1953, at age 27.
How old was Queen Elizabeth II when her father became king?
When her father died in February 1952, Elizabeth–then 25 years old–became queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, and Ceylon, as well as Head of the Commonwealth.
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7 days ago · The Coronation took place in Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953, following her accession earlier in 1952. Queen Elizabeth II was crowned at age 27. The royal ...
Apr 12, 2021 · As a result, her father became King George VI, and 10-year-old “Lilibet” (as she was known within the family) became the heir presumptive to the throne.
7 hours ago · When her father died in February 1952, Elizabeth—then 25 years old—became queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries: the United Kingdom, ...
Early life · Heir presumptive · Reign
Nov 10, 2020 · Who are the Queen's children? When did she become Queen? How many corgis does she have? Read the facts about her life, reign and marriage here.
Feb 6, 2021 · "Her Majesty The Queen acceded to the throne #onthisday in 1952. She is the longest-reigning monarch in British history, having been Queen for 69 years," the ...
Oct 31, 2020 · Queen Elizabeth II took the throne in February 1952 after the death of her father.
Apr 9, 2021 · Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh leave the ... George VI, had died and that she was now queen at the age of 25.
Apr 9, 2021 · Her father, King George VI, was in his early 50s. Philip, named Duke of Edinburgh, intended to continue his career in the navy. But the king died five years ...