Who is Elizabeth II?

  • (noun): Daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-).
    Synonyms: Elizabeth

Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states (known as the Commonwealth realms) and their territories and dependencies, as well as head of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations. She is Supreme Governor of the Church of England and, in some of her realms, carries the title of Defender of the Faith as part of her full title.

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States Headed By Elizabeth II
... The number of states headed by Queen Elizabeth II has varied during her 61 years on the throne, altogether seeing her as head of state of a total of thirty-two independent countries during this period ... while the remainder show in dark green the reign of Elizabeth II as their monarch, from their independence until their adoption of a republican form of government ... The government of the unrecognised state of Rhodesia proclaimed its allegiance to Elizabeth II as queen of Rhodesia from 1965 to 1970 ...
Elizabeth II - Ancestry
... Ancestors of Elizabeth II 16 ... Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom 24 ... Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon 28 ...
South-West Asia Service Medal (Canada) - Design
... with, on the obverse, the Latin words ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA (Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God, Queen) and, separated by maple leaves, CANADA, all surrounding an ...
List Of Heads Of State Of Mauritius - Monarchs (1968–1992) - Governors-General
... Minister(s) 1 Sir John Rennie 12 March 27 ... August 1968 Elizabeth II Ramgoolam Sir Michel Rivalland 27 August 3 ... September 1968 Elizabeth II Ramgoolam 2 Sir Leonard ...
Peter Button - Lady Elizabeth II Rescue
... On 2 July 1986, the police launch Lady Elizabeth II capsized in heavy seas at the entrance to Wellington Harbour whilst on a training mission ... Queen's Gallantry Medal for his part in the rescue of the crew from the Lady Elizabeth II ... Shortly after the Lady Elizabeth II rescue it was announced that a tender for the provision of helicopter services to the local harbour authority, which wished to fly harbour ...

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