Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain has died. A message about this appeared on Thursday, September 8, on the website of Buckingham Palace.
The Queen passed away peacefully at Balmoral Castle this afternoon.
Prince Charles of Wales, the eldest son of Elizabeth, became the new king of Great Britain. As a title, he took the name Charles III.
Earlier in the day, it was reported that doctors were concerned about the Queen’s health. After the morning examination, she was advised to remain under medical supervision. At the time, it was reported that the Queen “still feels comfortable”. After these reports, the British media announced that Prince Charles and Prince William were heading to the Queen in Scotland, and the BBC channel changed the air schedule.
In February 2022, Elizabeth II admitted that she had health problems. She said that she could hardly move, although, according to available information, the queen had no injuries.
On April 9, 2021, the husband of Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh Philip, died. He died at the age of 100.
Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926. She ascended the throne on February 6, 1952, after the death of her father, King George VI. The coronation ceremony took place on June 2, 1953. In total, Elizabeth II reigned for over 70 years. She became the longest-reigning and oldest monarch in British history. At the time of her death, she was also the longest-reigning and oldest head of state in the world.