Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, The Royal Family Confirm her Death

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, The Royal Family Confirm her Death

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96 -The death of Queen Elizabeth II, who held the title of longest-reigning British monarch and whose reign extended seven decades, was confirmed by Buckingham Palace on Thursday. She passed away at the age of 96.

Charles, the eldest son of the Queen, has succeeded his mother as monarch.

The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow,” the royal family announced in a statement posted on its official Twitter account, referring to Charles as the new King for the first time.

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Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, The Royal Family Confirm her Death

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96
Queen Elizabeth dies at 96

After the death of her father, King George VI, in 1952, Elizabeth became the next monarch of the United Kingdom. She presided over the latter days of the British Empire, survived domestic controversy as well as international turmoil, and made significant strides toward modernizing the monarchy.

She passed away on Friday at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, a day after her attending physicians expressed alarm about her deteriorating health.

Elizabeth is widely considered to be one of the most famous people to have ever lived due to her position as monarch of the United Kingdom and 14 other Commonwealth states.

The news was made at the same time as the Queen’s four children were visiting Balmoral Castle.

Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, hurried to get at the Scottish castle early on Thursday together. Charles was accompanied by Camilla. The Princess Royal, also known as the Queen’s daughter Anne, was already present. She is known as the Princess Anne.

Prince William, who is now the heir presumptive to the throne, arrived in Balmoral on Thursday afternoon together with the Queen’s other two sons, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, as well as Prince Edward’s wife, Sophie, the Countess of Wessex.

According to a representative for the royal family, Prince Harry was also making his way to Balmoral. According to the spokeswoman, his wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, was not accompanying him on this trip.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, William’s wife, has remained in Windsor, where the family is currently residing, while their three children started their first day at a new school.