Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was born in London on April 21 1926.
She was the first child of Duke and Duchess of York,George and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

Her father was not exepected to be king but with the abdication of his brother,king Edward VII, after the scandal of his affair with Divorcee Mrs. Wallis Simpson, who he later married, the Duke of York King George VI in 1936, with his coronation in the following year. This mean that in her early years Princess Elizabeth waas not expected to become Queen, and in many ways this allowed her development to take lace outside the media glare.

During Diana and Charllies marriage they have four children.Prince Charles, now the Prince of Wakes and Heir Apparent to the throne, was born in 1948: Princess Anne, now the Princess Royal, was born in 1950: Prince Andrew, now the Duke of York, was born in 1960: and Price Edward, was born in 1964.

During an Official tour of kenya in 1952 Princess Eliabeth was informed off the death of her father, and that she was now Queen Elizabeth II. She immediately returned to England to take up her futies and to lead the nation in mouring the death of King George VI.Her coronation took place in

n Westminster Abbey on June 2,1953.

In 1977, the Queen‘s Silver Jubilee was celebrated in the United Kingdom and throughout the Commonwealth.

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