Queen Elizabeth the second, the longest-reigning monarch in British history, has died peacefully at Balmoral on September 8, 2022 at the age of 96.
The late Queen, ascended to the British throne at age 25, following the death of her father, King George the sixth, in February 1952.
Queen Elizabeth carried England into the 21st century and beyond, fostering the 54-nation Commonwealth.
During her years as Queen, she worked with 15 Prime Ministers, including Winston Churchill, Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, Boris Johnson, and had met with newly appointed Liz Truss to determine a path for England.
The Queen spoke of serious fatigue after she contracted Covid-19 in February, despite aides downplaying her illness, even after vaccination.
Queen Elizabeth Alexander Mary Windsor the second, who reigned for 70 years, celebrated her Platinum Jubilee on February 6, 2022.