7 Hard Facts you didn’t know about Queen Elizabeth II.


Queen Elizabeth II is said to be one of the most photographed people in the world.

According to a post made by The Royal Family, the portraits of the deceased queen were taken by many renowned photographers, some of which are:

Cecil Beaton, 1943.

Yousuf Karsh, 1943.

Sterling Henry Nahum, 1947.

Dorothy Wilding, 1952.

Cecil Beaton, 1968.

Yousuf Karsh, 1984.

Polly Borland, 2001.

Annie Leibovitz, 2007.

David Bailey, 2014.

“All these images and more are held in trust in the Royal Collection Trust”, the post says.


The Queen was crowned at Westminster Abbey in central London at the age of 25, in the year 1953 after her father’s death on February 6, 1952. Thus, she became the head of seven independent Commonwealth countries immediately after her coronation.


In the whole of Britain, Queen Elizabeth II was the only person who could drive without a license plate, and she travelled around the world without a passport.


The Queen surpassed Queen Victoria’s 63 years of reign, and became the longest reigning monarch in the history of Britain. She reigned for 70 years and 214 days.


The late queen contributed to over 600 charity organizations, and hosts an average of 50,000 people every year at Buckingham palace parties.


She loved animals, and had about 25 horses, 200 racing pigeons, over 30 corgis, owned all the unmarked swans in the UK and donated all the rare animals she was gifted like elephant, tortoises, beavers, etc. to the London zoo.


The Queen spoke French fluently, and is the face of the Australian currency. She was also the only British monarch who visited China, in 1986.

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