- Queen Elizabeth's mother was the Queen Mum
- Learn more about how she passed many years ago
As Queen Consort, she was not considered a reigning monarch in her own right. She was still known to the people as Queen Elizabeth. After her husband King George VI died in 1952, she was known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother or simply Queen Mum so that she would not be confused with her daughter Queen Elizabeth II. Many people remember her as a staunch figure of British sovereignty.
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