DEATH – Elizabeth II, Queen of England, turns her back |  2424.mg

DEATH – Elizabeth II, Queen of England, turns her back | 2424.mg


Antananarivo, September 8, 8:45 pm – Buckingham Palace makes the news official. Elizabeth II, whose real name is Elizabeth Alexandra Mary of the House of Windsor, Queen of England died this Thursday at the age of 96. The Queen died surrounded by her family at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, where she lived for three weeks.

⚫Several warnings about the state of health of Elizabeth II had already been circulated in recent days. This Thursday a few hours before her death, two press releases about the Queen’s health were published by Buckingham Palace. The first show at 12.35pm London time said “the Queen’s doctors are concerned about her condition”. A few minutes later, another press release said that “doctors have recommended that the Queen be placed under medical supervision in her castle”.

⚫During the day, members of the royal family were summoned and gradually joined the Queen at Balmoral. The Queen’s death was officially announced around 5:30 pm GMT (8:30 pm Madagascar time).

⚫Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 in London. He ascended the throne on February 6, 1952 at the age of 25 following the death of his father, King George VI. He celebrated the 70th anniversary of his reign this year. He is the longest reigning monarch in British history. 15 prime ministers followed each other during his long reign.