Queen Elizabeth II, the leader of the United Kingdom which includes England and 14 other nations of the commonwealth realm died on September 8, 2022, at the age of 96.
The queen who was born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 26, 1926, became the leader of the United Kingdom on 6 February 1952 and has held the commonwealth nations together for 70 years.
Before becoming the queen of the United Kingdom, she served in various leadership roles in a number of nations that form the commonwealth.
She was the Queen of Mauritius from 1968 to 1992 and Queen of Barbados from 1966 to 2021, the same positions occupied by her children as required by law.
From her union with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh which began in 1947 and ended in 2021 after her husband passed on, she has four children namely; Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Anne, Princess Royal, and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.
As the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York who later became King George VI and Queen Elizabeth I, she became the next in line to succeed and lead the United Kingdom.