Queen Elizabeth’s 96th Birthday Celebration Inspired So Many People Across The World
It was in 1952 when Elizabeth became the queen of Britain and more than a dozen other realms including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 96th birthday on Thursday at her Sandringham estate. Gun salutes rang out in her honor all across the Windsor and London and military bands enthusiastically played “happy birthday.”
It was a historic celebration of Britain’s longest-serving monarch who was seen in a photo with her two white fell ponies.
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Ministers of the government joined the birthday celebration with members of the royal family and sent their good wishes to the queen who stepped back from performing the public duties this year given the health-related concerns. She has come from Windsor Castle, West London, to celebrate and spend her birthday at her estate in Sandringham, Norfolk.
“It is a moment of excitingly inspiring for so many people across the UK, Common Wealth, and the World, it is a large special day to celebrate in this Platinum Jubilee year,” her grandson Prince William and his wife Kate said.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is currently on a visit to India, wished the queen a happy birthday and paid a “heartfelt tribute” to her, and appreciated her seventy years of dedicated and selfless services for the country and the ‘commonwealth’ In a video message.
Along with becoming the queen of Britain she also became the queen of more than a dozen realms including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand after the death of her father King George V1 on Feb. 6, 1952, when she was on Kenya on an international tour.
At the time when she ascended the throne at that time Joseph Stalin was running the Soviet Union, Mao Zedong was running China, and Harry Truman was running the United States, while Winston Churchill was the chief executive of Britain.
she was ordered to take rest when she was diagnosed with an unspecified ailment, then she largely avoided the spotlight and during that time she also spent a night in the hospital.
She felt a lot of weakness after she was positively tested for COVID-19 in February because of which she could not attend some important ceremonies like Remembrance Sunday gathering and Easter Service, but she joined other family members and dignitaries at a memorial service for her husband at London’s Westminster Abbey last month.
Royal biographer Robert Hardman who is also the author of a new book “Queen of our Time” spoke with the Washington Post. Starting from improbability from her childhood about her becoming to be a queen to a monarch and addressing her subject in a Pandemic via Zoom, it is the first exciting biography of the queen which contained the detailed information and life events of the queen.