England has a deep loss as Queen Elizabeth  II took her last breath on September 8

After Queen Elizabeth II passed away, her oldest son, Prince Charles, became the king of the United Kingdom.

Here are some interesting facts about late queen Elizabeth.

Queen Elizabeth II held the title of longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom.

Elizabeth II was named as the queen on February 6, 1952 but she was officially crowned on June 2, 1953.

She was the mother of Prince Charles and the grandmother of Charles' sons Prince William and Harry.

She tried to keep royal traditions alive while making her rule more modern and in tune with how people's tastes were changing.

Queen Elizabeth had a nickname, Lilibet.

Throughout their childhoods, Elizabeth and Margaret, her younger sister, had private tutors come to their home.

Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten on November 20, 1947, in London's Westminster Abbey.

They were a very strange couple. Philip was loud and friendly, but Elizabeth was quiet and liked to be alone.

Queen Elizabeth had a great love for dogs.

She went into her deep sleep on the age of 96.

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