Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born in London on April 21st, 1926 and that is when it all began. As the oldest daughter of King George VI and Elizabeth, Duchess of York, she became the first in the line of succession to the throne, which she inherited in 1953.
Queen Elizabeth II: Her Life In Pictures
In 2021, the Queen marks her 69th year on the throne and her 95th birthday. She remains a popular and respected figure today.
Take a look at her life through the years here!