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In Pictures: Life of late Queen Elizabeth II

First Published: 9th September, 2022 17:04 IST

Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at her estate in Balmoral, Scotland on the afternoon of Sept 8, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace.

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms, died peacefully on the afternoon of September 8, 2022, at her residence in Balmoral, Scotland.

The longest-lived British monarch passed away at the age of 96.

Here are some of the late monarch’s most iconic photos. Keep scrolling.

1926: Princess Elizabeth  later Queen Elizabeth II sleeping while her mother holding her alongside her father. (King George VI and Queen Elizabeth)
1928: A baby photo of Queen Elizabeth.
1929: Princess Elizabeth on the platform of King’s Cross station, When she was about to board a train to Sandringham with her grandparents for Christmas.
1932: Princess Elizabeth arrives in Olympia for the Royal Tournament.
1934: Princess Elizabeth with sister Princess Margaret Rose and mother Queen Elizabeth at Olympia..
1935: Princess Elizabeth goes for a ride on her horse.
1936: Princess Elizabeth with her uncle David, also known as King Edward VII, during his reign and abdication.
1938: 12-year-old Princess Elizabeth.
1939: Princess Elizabeth with her younger sister holding their dog Chu-Chu.
1937: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, with Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace following the King’s 1937 Coronation ceremony.
1940 : Princess Elizabeth holding her dog corgi.
1940: Princess Elizabeth makes her debut broadcast, accompanied by her sister Princess Margaret.
1942: Princess Elizabeth talking with father King George VI.
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1942: Princess Margaret and Princess Elizabeth standing outside the Royal Lodge with their dog.
1944: Princess Elizabeth writing at her desk in Windsor Castle.
1946: Princesses Elizabeth and sister Margaret with father King George VI on the Royal Lodge grounds.
1947: Princess Elizabeth on her 21st birthday.
1947: On their wedding day, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
1949: Princess Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip pose candidly with their baby son, Prince Charles.
1950: Princess Elizabeth is holding daughter Princess Anne.
1952: Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip pose with their children outside Balmoral Castle.
1953: After her Coronation at Westminster Abbey, Queen Elizabeth II returns to Buckingham Palace.
1965: Queen Elizabeth attended a state reception at Schloss Augustusburg in Bruhl, Germany. She was wearing a diamond bow brooch originally owned by Queen Mary.
1969: Queen Elizabeth with daughter Princess Anne at an event in Vienna, Austria.
1978 : Queen Elizabeth attending the Royal Windsor Horse Show.
Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at her estate in Balmoral, Scotland on the afternoon of Sept 8, according to a statement from Buckingham Palace.
1987: Members of the Royal family gather outside Clarence House in London to celebrate the Queen Mother’s 87th birthday.
1988 : Queen Elizabeth at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.
1995: Queen Elizabeth wearing the Imperial State Crown at the opening of Parliament in London.
1999: Queen Elizabeth at a banquet in Marlow.
2007: The Queen attends the State Opening of Parliament.
2009:Queen Elizabeth visits in London to unveil a memorial to the Queen Mother.
2012 : Queen Elizabeth and Duchess Catherine attend a fashion show at De Montfort University.
2013: Queen Elizabeth attends day one of Royal Ascot.
2016: At the Royal Windsor Horse Show, Queen Elizabeth receives an award during the Thoroughbred Ridden Show Series Championship.
2018: The Queen delivering her annual Christmas Day address in the White Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace.
2019: Queen Elizabeth wearing the Vladimir tiara with emeralds at a Buckingham Palace reception for members of the Diplomatic Corps.
2021: Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the Queen sat alone during the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip, who died in April.
2022: The Queen cut a cake on the 70th anniversary of her accession to the throne.
2022: The Queen appeared on Buckingham Palace’s balcony for the 2022 Trooping the Colour parade, which kicked off the weekend of Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

Note: (Credit for photos: Getty Images)

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