June 2002 - The Sovereigns of Europe meet to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Standing l to r: Albert of Belgium, Juan Carlos of Spain, Harold of Norway, Carl Gustav of Sweden, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. Sitting: Queen Margrethe of Denmark, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
Queen Elizabeth II became Queen at age 25. The coronation took place on May 12, 1937. The 85 year old Queen Elizabeth became the first British-born Queen Consort since tudor times. She is celebrating 60 years as Queen this year on February 6, 2012. She is the longest-lived British monarch and ruler who is aged 85 years, 291 days. She equaled the second longest, Queen Victoria's, record on 20 December 2007.
*PRINCE HARRY & QUEEN ELIZABETH II ~ It’s April 2006 and Prince Harry‘s passing out of Sandhurst parade. The lady in the matchy-matchy but completely wonderful coat and hat? That’s Queen Elizabeth II, AKA, Granny.