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

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

Nationality: British
Categories: Queen


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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