Shishova Alina & Aleksandrova Dasha Novosibirsk School №207, class 5A Проект “Elizabeth II” 5 этап «Мой результат»
Early life Elizabeth was the first child of Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and his wife, Elizabeth. She was born by Caesarean section at 2.40 am on 21 April 1926 at her maternal grandfather's London house: 17 Bruton Street, Mayfair. The Anglican Archbishop of York, Cosmo Lang, baptised her in the private chapel of Buckingham Palace on 29 May. She was named Elizabeth after her mother, Alexandra after George V's mother, who had died six months earlier, and Mary after her paternal grandmother. Her close family called her "Lilibet".
Elizabeth trained as a driver and mechanic, drove a military truck, and was promoted to honorary Junior Commander five months later. She is the last surviving head of state who served in uniform during the Second World War. World War II
Philip Mountbatten, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Elizabeth-Mary- Alexander Windsor Marriage Elizabeth and Philip with their four children
Elizabeth II is Queen of sixteen sovereign states, and their respective overseas territories and dependencies. Her coronation service in 1953 was the first to be televised. Her Majesty
Her Majesty gives regular receptions and lunches for people who have made a contribution in different areas of national and international life. She also appears on many public occasions such as the services of the Orders of the Garter and the Thistle; Trooping the Color; the Remembrance Day ceremony; and national services at St Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. The Queen is Patron or President of over 700 organizations. Each year, she undertakes a large number of engagements: some 531 in the UK and overseas in 2000.