All numbers of Elizabeth II, Queen of Records – world

All numbers of Elizabeth II, Queen of Records – world

Elizabeth The second is the Queen of Records: only Louis XIV, the Sun King, remained on the throne longer than her. From that February 6, 1952, the date of the sudden death of his father, George VI, The Queen of England ruled for 70 years and 214 days. Altogether, there are 25,782 days Against 26,407 King of France who, however, ascended the throne at only 4 years old, in 1643: the task of leading the nation was for a long time managed by her mother Anna of the Habsburgs, while Elizabeth carried the weight. On her shoulders alone from the age of 25.

Elizabeth, who celebrated her platinum jubilee in June, won second place in the ranking of longest-lived rulers last June 13, when she overtook Rama IX of Thailand, who in turn ruled for 70 years and 126 days between 1946 and 2016. The Queen has always been the longest Rule in Great Britain, having already overtaken Queen Victoria on September 9, 2015: the great-grandmother remained on the throne for 63 years, 7 months and 2 days, until 1901.

His Majesty’s subjects number about 150 million people around the world. From Winston Churchill to the last Liz Truss, Elizabeth has led the United Kingdom with 16 prime ministers, giving her last post of Conservative Party leader just two days ago.

He saw 14 US presidents pass through the White House, from Harry Truman to the current Joe Biden, and 7 popes ascending to the papal throne: Pius XII, John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul I and John Paul II, until Benedict XVI resigned and Francis.

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Elizabeth II has traveled to more than 120 countries marking more than 270 official visits and participating in hundreds of thousands of festivities. Another record, the longest-lived marriage among royalty, 74 years with Prince Philip, married on November 20, 1947 and died on April 9, 2021.

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