Some Facts About Queen Elizabeth II

Ashley | 22 - 04 - 2022
Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II was the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York. She became the heir presumptive in 1936 when her father, Duke of York (later King George VI), became the King of England the same year—his brother abdicated the throne.

Queen Elizabeth II underwent private education at home and started serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service, during the time of the Second World War. In 1947, Elizabeth married Philip Mountbatten, a former Prince of Greece and Denmark. She has four children—Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

Queen Elizabeth II is the oldest female and longest British sovereign ruler in history. Queen’s crowning celebrations of silver, Golden, Diamond, and Platinum jubilees took place in 1977, 2002, 2012, and 2022 respectively. She headed the London banquet accompanied by the leaders of the 36 members of the Commonwealth during her Silver Jubilee and traveled all over Britain, Northern Ireland, and toured the South Pacific, Australia, Canada, and the Caribbean.

Who Was the Barbie Doll Maker of Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations?
  • A. Dollmaker Mattel
  • B. Dollmaker Martin
  • C. Dollmaker Richard
  • D. Dollmaker Joe

Queen’s 50th year of throne celebrations took place in 2002, as a part of her Golden Jubilee, and events were held throughout the Commonwealth, including several days of festivities in London. Her Majesty covers a wide range of activities from visits to charities, schools, and other heads of state, who supported her Royal Family. 

 A Tribute Collection Barbie doll is being honored to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in celebrations of the Monarch’s 70 years on the throne, said dollmaker Mattel. Barbie doll is attired in an ivory gown with a blue sash decorated with miniature medallions, ribbons, and a crown, based on the one she wore on her wedding day. 

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