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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth , was born in London , England , on the 21 st of April 1926 , as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, and when she was 5 weeks old , she was christened in thechapel of Buckingham Palace and being given the names Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor.
And as a part of a royal family, Queen Elizabeth is the daughter of King George VI (King of England) who diedlater on the 6th of February 1952 from lung cancer. Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (Queen Mother) who also passed away at the age of 102 on the 30th of March 2002. And she have a sister (Princess Margaret) thatis the Countess of Snowdon and also died on the 9th of February 2002 of a stroke. Her husband Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh. She also has 3 sons and 1 daughter, Prince Charles who is also Princeof Wales, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew the Duke of York, and Prince Edward who is the Earl of Wessex.

1936, was the year that the Queen had more prospects of succeeded to the throne, on Decemberof that year her uncle, Edward VIII abdicated and then her father George VI succeeded to the throne and she of course became heiress presumptive, she was educated home at her early life along with heryounger sister, Princess Margret, and the later on it was extended to be based on law and constitutional history , and on the outbreak of war in 1939 , they were evacuated for their security toWindsor Castle.

1947 – 48 was a really good years for Queen Elizabeth, she had her first official visit overseas which was on a tour of South Africa and she was accompanyed her parents and her sister onthat tour, later on the 20th of November 1947, she married her 4th cousin Prince Philip Mountbatten who came from the royal family of Greece in Westminster Abbey, a year later witnessed the birth ofher first son, Prince Charles who is now the Prince of Wales and also heir apparent to the throne.

On the 6th of February 1952, Queen Elizabeth was proclaimed after the death of King George VI...
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