Person    | Female  Born 21/4/1926  Died 8/9/2022

Queen Elizabeth II

Categories: Royalty, Seriously Famous

Born 17 Bruton Street, to the Duke and Duchess of York. When she was 10 her father became King George VI (on the abdication of his brother) and so she became next in line. Married Philip in 1947 with whom she has 4 children. On her father's death on 6 February 1952 she became Queen, crowned on 2 June 1953. Since 1959 her official birthday has been the second Saturday in June.

The portrait is by Lucian Freud.

Not surprisingly, there were meticulous plans for the events following her death (code name 'London Bridge is down') as detailed in this 2017 Guardian article.

2022: The Evening Standard reported that she had "opened more than 100 buildings in London during her seven decades on the throne."

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Queen Elizabeth II

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Anglo-Swiss friendship

{On the large plaque:} On 15 April 1991, on the occasion of the 700th annive...

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Commonwealth Walkway

Unveiled shortly before 5/8/19.

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Cutty Sark Gardens - Opening

The plaque was unveiled by Her Majesty The Queen to mark the opening of Cutty...

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Dovehouse Green - blue plaques

{Top plaque:} To celebrate the silver jubilee of Elizabeth II 1952-1977 and ...

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Elizabeth line

This must have been one of the Queen's last plaques.

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70th Anniversary of Goodenough College

This tablet was unveiled by Her Majesty the Queen to mark the 70th Anniversar...

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75th Anniversary of Goodenough College

{On one of the rings:} By wisdom a house is built and through understanding ...

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Afghan and Iraq wars

Our photo shows the relief at the front representing the military operations....

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Austin Friars & the Queens

To commemorate the visit by Their Majesties Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Beat...

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Australian War Memorial

Green Western Australian granite, with polished slabs forming a curved wall c...

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Bridewell Palace / Prison

Bridewell Palace / Prison

Built by Henry VIII, who lived there 1515-23. It deteriorated so that Edward VI gave it to the City of London who then used it as a prison, hospital (actually school) and workrooms. "Bridewell" was...

Building, Architecture, Law, Royalty

2 memorials
St Elizabeth of Hungary

St Elizabeth of Hungary

Princess and saint.  Born either in the castle of Sárospatak, or in Pozsony, both in the Kingdom of Hungary.  She was married at the age of fourteen to Louis IV, the Landgrave of Thuringia, and wid...

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Queen Anne

Queen Anne

Born St James's Palace. Reigned 1702 - 14. Married Prince George of Demark in 1683. From 17 pregnancies only 5 children lived long enough to be christened and the longest surviving died aged 11. An...

Person, Race Issues, Royalty

12 memorials
King George IV

King George IV

Regent: 1811 - 1820. Reigned: 1820 - 1830. After secretly marrying Mrs Fitzherbert, he then officially married Princess Caroline of Brunswick. Built the Royal Pavilion at Brighton. A statue of him ...

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Silver Wedding of Queen & Prince Philip

Silver Wedding of Queen & Prince Philip

At the time of their wedding Philip's title was Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, not Prince, and the Queen was still Princess Elizabeth. If their family names had not been Anglicised earlier ...

Event, Royalty

2 memorials