The end of another era.
Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, local time.
Elizabeth II was born in 1926 and officially became Queen of the United Kingdom in 1952. Elizabeth II has been on the throne for more than 70 years, the longest reigning monarch in British history. The royal family described her as a responsible monarch with a positive attitude towards life.
During her reign of more than 70 years, the Queen has survived 15 prime ministers, a brutal second World War and a long Cold War, a financial crisis and Brexit, making her the longest-reigning monarch in British history. Growing up during the second World War and facing crises after her accession to the throne, she has become a spiritual symbol for most Britons.
In 2015, she became the longest-reigning British monarch in history, breaking the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.
Britain’s national flag flies at half-mast over Buckingham Palace at 6.30pm local time on September 8.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle on Sunday afternoon, according to the official account of the British royal family. The King and Queen will stay at Balmoral tonight and return to London tomorrow.
Charles became king of England
A period of national mourning has begun in Britain
After the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles became the new monarch of the United Kingdom. He is the longest-serving heir to the throne in British history. A period of national mourning has begun in Britain and will continue until the Queen’s funeral, which is expected to take place 10 days after her death. British media said the queen’s body would be moved to Buckingham Palace, where it could remain for five days. King Charles is expected to sign off on the final plan in the coming days.
King Charles of England issued a statement
According to an update on the official account of the British royal Family, King Charles has issued a statement expressing his condolences on the death of the Queen. In a statement, Charles said the Queen’s death was the saddest moment for him and the royal family.
“The passing of my dear mother, Her Majesty the Queen, is a time of great sorrow for me and all the family.
We deeply mourn the passing of a beloved monarch and a beloved mother.
I know her loss will be felt very keenly by millions of people across the UK, across the nations, across the Commonwealth and around the world.
My family and I can take comfort and strength from the outpouring of condolences and support the Queen has received during this difficult and transitional time.”
Biden issued a statement on the death of the British Queen
According to an update on the White House website, US President Joe Biden and his wife issued a statement on the death of Queen Elizabeth II, saying that Elizabeth II was not only a monarch, but also defined an era. World leaders react to Queen’s death
Biden said Queen Elizabeth II deepened the cornerstone alliance between the United Kingdom and the United States and made the relationship between the two countries special.
In his statement, Biden recalled meeting the Queen for the first time in 1982 and said she has met 14 U.S. presidents.
‘We look forward to continuing our close friendship with the King and Queen in the months and years ahead,’ Mr. Biden concluded in his statement. Today, the thoughts and prayers of all Americans are with the grieving people of Britain and the Commonwealth, and we offer our deepest condolences to the British Royal family.
In addition, the U.S. Capitol flag flew at half-staff.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has paid tribute to the Queen
On September 8, local time, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres issued a statement through his spokesperson to express condolences over the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
Guterres was deeply saddened by the death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, the statement said. He expressed his sincere condolences to her bereaved family, the British government and people, and the Commonwealth of nations.
Guterres said that as Britain’s oldest and longest-serving head of state, Queen Elizabeth II is widely admired around the world for her grace, dignity and dedication.
Queen Elizabeth II is a good friend of the United Nations, the statement said, having visited the UN headquarters in New York twice after a gap of more than 50 years, devoted herself to charity and environmental causes, and addressed delegates at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
Guterres said he pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II for her unwavering and lifelong commitment to public service.
Truss issued a statement on the Queen’s death
British Prime Minister Truss issued a statement on the queen’s death, calling it a “profound shock to the nation and the world,” Sky News reported. She described the Queen as “the bedrock of modern Britain” and “the spirit of Great Britain”.
The Queen appoints 15 prime ministers
All British prime ministers since 1955 have been appointed by Queen Elizabeth II, Including Winston Churchill, Anthony Eaton, Harold macmillan, aleppo, Douglas – home, Harold Wilson and Edward heath, James callaghan, Margaret thatcher and John Major, Tony Blair and Gordon brown, David Cameron, Theresa may, Boris Johnson, Liz.
Post time: Sep-20-2022