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Queen Elizabeth II reaches Platinum Jubilee in 2022, celebrates her 70 years of throne

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Elizabeth II is the queen of the United Kingdom and other commonwealth realms. She is the first born of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, who were the Duke and Duchess of York. Born in 1926, Queen Elizabeth II was ascended on February 6, 1952, followed by her father’s death and coronated on June 2, 1953. The queen was married to Prince Philip in 1947, who was the Duke of Edinburgh, passed away in 2021.

Queen Elizabeth II has reached the Platinum Jubilee this year and celebrated the 70 years of her throne. She is the once-in-a-generation monarch to reach the Platinum Jubilee in the British history.

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The whole UK has threw and declared a four-day celebration for Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years of reign today, June 2. More than 1,200 soldiers from the Household Division of the British Army performed the ‘Trooping Of The Colour’ ceremony to officially mark the queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The monarch’s children, Prince Charles, Prince Andrew, Princess Royal Anne and Prince Edward have also joined the ceremony.

‘Trooping Of The Colour’ ceremony is mainly known as the king or queen’s Birthday Parade, which is a tradition, established from the 17th century. In this Parade, the monarch inspects the troops and gives them a royal salute. The ceremony is attended by royal family members and millions of people gather along the parade route to watch.

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The 96-year-old monarch has also welcomed her grandson, Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markle with their children for the celebration with special gestures. But it’s been reported that, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have not joined the ‘Trooping Of The Colour’ ceremony, as they are no longer a part of the royal family.

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