Queen Elizabeth II has passed away. The throne will pass to Prince Charles
Queen Elizabeth II
From 6 February 1952 until her passing on 8 September 2022, Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; 21 April 1926 - 8 September 2022) reigned as Queen of the United Kingdom and of 14 other sovereign nations. [a] [b] The longest reign of any British monarch, at 70 years and 7 months, belongs to her.
Elizabeth was the first child born to the Duke and Duchess of York and was born in Mayfair, London (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth). Elizabeth was the presumed heir when her father assumed the throne in 1936 following the abdication of his brother, King Edward VIII. She received a private home education before starting to serve in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during the Second World War. She wed former Greek and Danish royal Philip Mountbatten in November 1947; their union lasted 73 years, until he passed away in April 2021. Charles, King of the United Kingdom, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex are their four children.
Following concerns from doctors, Buckingham Palace declared on September 8, 2022, that the Queen was receiving medical attention at Balmoral. The declaration added, "The Queen's doctors have expressed worry about her health following additional testing this morning and advised that she continue to be under close observation. The Queen continues to reside at Balmoral in comfort ". The Queen's four children, her daughters-in-law, Prince William, and Prince Harry all made the trip to be with her.   Her demise was later verified that evening, triggering the launch of Operation London Bridge.
On September 8, 2022, the Queen, who had been monarch for 70 years, passed away at the age of 96.
Who will succeed Queen Elizabeth on the throne after her death, one might wonder?
When Queen Elizabeth passes away, Prince Charles, the rightful successor to the British throne, ascends to the kingdom.
Information on Prince Charles
Charles, Prince of Wales, 73, is the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and the presumptive heir to the British monarchy.
Since 1952, he has served as heir apparent, Duke of Cornwall, and Duke of Rothesay, making him the oldest and most tenured heir apparent in British history.