Skip to comments.Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates 60 years on throne
Posted on 02/05/2012 5:48:39 PM PST by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
LONDON - Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrated 60 years on the throne on Monday to become the second British monarch to reach that milestone.
During her reign, the royal family has faced tumultuous times and moments of plummeting popularity, above all after the death in 1997 of Princess Diana, the hugely popular ex-wife of her son and heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles.
But the royals are enjoying fresh support after the wedding last year of the queen's grandson, Prince William, second-in-line to the throne, to Catherine Middleton.
Elizabeth II, 85, became queen aged 25 on Feb. 6, 1952 on the death of her father George VI, while on tour in Kenya with her husband Prince Philip.
I was feeling sorry for myself because my feet hurt, then I saw a dog with no legs.
I actually admire her. She is all about duty. For sixty years and she has conducted herself very well, especially having to deal with her kids and all. Congratulations to Elizabeth!
G-d save our most excellent Queen!
No. There is another
She is remarkable. Worked very hard all of life and she has an easy going sense of humor and loves to mix with the people and is chatty with them, interested in them, and still has that sparkle in her eyes. Thanks to everyone for the pictures.
F$%# Chuck, Long live the queen.
I give up...
Who is the other?
Is it the emporor of Japan?
Joseph Ratzinger, Sovereign of the Vatican City State
OK - but he was drafted.
I think it would be more serious diarrhea. Constipation means less time on the throne....
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