Happy Birthday Queen Elizabeth! Britain’s longest-lived monarch, Queen Elizabeth is the world’s oldest-serving sovereign overseeing the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and Head of the Commonwealth.
Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the British throne on Feb. 6, 1952, after the death of her father, King George VI. The queen, who is married to Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, has four children. Over her 63-year reign. the queen has presided at countless ceremonial occasions throughout the U.K. and its former colonies. She has also had weekly meetings with each of her of the 12 prime ministers who have served under her.
Living a purpose and honor filled life, Queen Elizabeth is an extraordinary women, and a role-model for people around the world.