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Queen Elizabeth II Passes Away At Age Of 96

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Buckingham Palace announced Thursday the death of Queen Elizabeth II at the age of 96. Queen Elizabeth II became queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries when she was 25 years old following the death of her father King George VI in February 1952.

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A statement from the Buckingham Palace was released earlier on Thursday saying the Queen was under medical supervision at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

Her doctors are concerned for her health, but say the 96-year-old monarch “remains comfortable”, BBC reported.

Family members of Queen Elizabeth II, including Prince William, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex, had gathered at Balmoral to be beside her.

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, will become the King of the United Kingdom following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II.

After Prince Charles the coming possible king of the UK is Prince William followed by Will and Duchess Kate’s children.

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Queen Elizabeth II celebrated historic Platinum Jubilee in 2022 marking the 70th anniversary of the accession of Queen Elizabeth II on 6 February 1952.

About Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II was born in Mayfair, London to the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, on the 21st of April, 1926. She was educated privately at home and began to undertake public duties during the Second World War, serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service. 

Queen Elizabeth II married Philip Mountbatten, a former prince of Greece and Denmark, and their marriage lasted 73 years until his death in April 2021. She has four kids  Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal; Prince Andrew, Duke of York; and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

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