9 FUN FACTS ABOUT QUEEN ELIZABETH II

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Welcome to the world of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch in British history. Let's dive into 9 fun facts about her life!

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Born on April 21, 1926, Queen Elizabeth II was named Elizabeth Alexandra Mary after her mother, Queen Elizabeth, and grandmother, Queen Mary.

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Did you know that Queen Elizabeth II has met 12 U.S. presidents, from Harry S. Truman to Joe Biden? She has also visited over 120 countries during her reign.

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Queen Elizabeth II is a trained mechanic and served as a truck driver and mechanic during World War II. She is the only female member of the royal family to have served in the military.

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The Queen has a love for corgis and has owned over 30 of them during her reign. She even created a new breed called the "dorgi" by crossing a corgi with a dachshund.

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Queen Elizabeth II is the only person in the UK who is allowed to drive without a license. She learned to drive during World War II and still enjoys driving her Range Rover around her estates.

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Her Majesty is a big fan of technology and was the first British monarch to send an email in 1976. She also has her own YouTube channel and Instagram account.

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Queen Elizabeth II has a love for horses and is an avid equestrian. She has won over 1,600 races and even breeds her own horses for racing.

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The Queen has a unique collection of gifts from all over the world, including a piece of moon rock given to her by the Apollo 11 astronauts and a pair of cowboy boots from President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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Despite being the Queen, Elizabeth II is known for her down-to-earth personality and sense of humor. She is loved by her people and continues to serve as a symbol of strength and stability for the United Kingdom.