Queen Elizabeth II has died, Buckingham Palace announces

Queen Elizabeth II has died
Queen Elizabeth II has died

Queen Elizabeth II has died

Elizabeth II is the Queen of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in Mayfair, London, as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. Her father acceded to the throne in 1936 upon the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII, making Elizabeth the heir presumptive.

Born: 21 April 1926, Bruton Street, London, United Kingdom
Place of death: Balmoral Castle, United Kingdom
Dates knighted: 1952, 1955, 1975, 5 July 1993, 2006
Organizations founded: Lancaster University, Hopwood Hall College, Ulster University
Grandchildren: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex,

He said during the period of mourning and change he and his family would be “comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which The Queen was so widely held”.

In a statement, Buckingham Palace said: “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.

“The King and the Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”

All the Queen’s children travelled to Balmoral, near Aberdeen, after doctors placed the Queen under medical supervision.

Her grandson, Prince William, is also there, with his brother, Prince Harry, on his way.

Prime Minister Liz Truss, who was appointed by the Queen on Tuesday, said the monarch “provided us with the stability and strength that we needed”.

She said His Majesty would be known as King Charles III.

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