Record numbers in the life of Queen Elizabeth II over 7 decades of rule

Amman Today

publish date 1970-01-01 03:00:00

Despite the failure of the late Queen Elizabeth II to extract the title of longest-reigning king from King Louis XIV, King of France, who remained 72 years in power, Queen Elizabeth succeeded in achieving many records and being the queen of records.

Among the prominent figures in the career of Queen Elizabeth II, throughout 7 decades of rule, Elizabeth, as Queen of more than 100 countries, visited another record for a British monarch, and she also made more than 150 visits to the Commonwealth countries, where she visited Canada 22 times, which is The most visited country in the Commonwealth, while I went 13 times to France, which speaks its language and is the most visited European country.

Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth also toured the world 42 times before she stopped traveling abroad in November of 2015, when she was 89 years old, and her longest trip outside the United Kingdom took 168 days between November 1953 and May 1954, during which she visited 13 countries. According to what was published by the UAE “Al-Ain” website.

Among the distinguished records during her reign, Queen Elizabeth made 21,000 official commitments, gave “royal approval” to about 4,000 bills, and received a large number of eminent personalities in the context of 112 official visits..

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II

The late Queen lived with 14 US presidents, from President Harry Truman to current President Joe Biden, and more than 150 Arab kings, presidents and leaders, and under her supervision more than 180 receptions were held at Buckingham Palace, attended by more than 1.5 million people, and the Queen appointed 15 presidents. British ministers from Winston Churchill (1952-1955) to Liz Terrace, who appointed her last Tuesday, two days before her death.

The Queen, who is the head of the Anglican Church and is known for her piety and the practice of her religious duties on a regular basis, lived with 7 Popes of the Vatican, 4 of whom she met during official visits: John XXIII (1961), John Paul II (1980, 1982, 2000), Benedict XVI (2010 and Pope Francis (2014).

The Queen also sent about 300,000 greeting cards to centenarians and more than 900,000 others to couples celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. Her marriage to Prince Philip lasted 73 years before his death in April 2021, which also represents a record for a British king. More than 200 portraits were taken of the Queen, and her first picture was when she was seven years old..

Queen Elizabeth II was also the first British monarch to visit China in 1996, and the first British monarch to address the US House of Representatives on May 16, 1991.

Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II

With the advancement of technology and modern means of communication, Queen Elizabeth sent her first e-mail on March 26, 1976, during a visit to a research center affiliated with the Ministry of Defense, and in 1997, she launched the first official website for Buckingham Palace, and wrote her first tweet on Twitter in 2014, while she published her first post on Instagram in 2019.

Queen Elizabeth is considered the only queen to have almost parachuted with James Bond, as she appeared in a video clip completed for the opening of the 2012 Olympics in London, receiving the spy, played by actor Daniel Craig, at Buckingham Palace, before they both boarded a raft and soared in the sky of London and then jumped in A representative scene above the Olympic Stadium, which witnessed the actual presence of the late Queen.



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