Elizabeth II was Queen of the United Kingdom from 6 February 1952 until her death on 8 September 2022.
Her reign of 70 years and 214 days was the longest of any British monarch and the second-longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country.
Elizabeth was born at 02:40 GMT on 21 April 1926, during the reign of her paternal grandfather, King George V. Her father, Prince Albert, Duke of York later King George VI, was the second son of the King.
How is Lady Pamela Hicks related to the Queen?
Is Lady Pamela Hicks related to Queen?
Queen Elizabeth and Lady Pamela. Queen Elizabeth’s former lady-in-waiting Lady Pamela Hicks is reflecting on being a witness to history.
A first cousin of Prince Philip, Pamela, 92, was a bridesmaid when Elizabeth wed Philip in 1947.