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Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (the Queen Mother, the Queen Mum)

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Born: 1900 AD
Died: 2002 AD, at 101 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Queen

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1900 - Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon was born 4th of August in london.

 

1921 - Prince Albert, or "Bertie" to the family, proposed to Elizabeth.

 

1923 - Elizabeth agreed to marry Bertie, despite her misgivings about royal life.

 

     - They married on 26 April, at Westminster Abbey. 

 

1926 - Elizabeth born her first child, Elizabeth, who would later become Queen Elizabeth II.

 

1938-1939 - Elizabeth and her husband became the first reigning King and Queen to visit Canada and the United States.

 

1952 - King George VI died of lung cancer. Shortly afterward, Elizabeth began to be styled "Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother".

 

2002 - On 13 February 2002, at Sandringham House, the Queen Mother fell and cut her arm.

 

 -  Queen Mother died 30th of March in her sleep at the Royal Lodge, Windsor.

 

Eponym of ships Queen Elizabeth and Queen Elizabeth 2.

 

 

 


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