Fascinating photos of the young Queen Elizabeth II
Take a nostalgic look at the British monarch in her early years
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Princess Elizabeth ascended the British throne on February 6, 1952, at just 25 years of age, to become Queen Elizabeth II. Alongside her royal duties, she is a wife of over 70 years and mother to four. Her Royal Highness has managed to successfully fulfill her inherited responsibilities for 65 years, making her the longest-reigning British monarch.
Browse the gallery and take a look at the early days of her life, captured in these fascinating historical photos.
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