This is partly why he was also responsible for some major revolutions in the British royal family. It was he who was convinced of the idea of broadcasting the coronation of Elizabeth II on television. And so, on June 2, 1953, the first coronation ceremony took place, which could be seen live on TV! In this way, people from all over the world were able to experience an event that was previously only accessible to the aristocracy and people of a higher status.
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