Watch Full Movie: Queen Elizabeth II A Life and Legacy in Pictures
Born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary of the House of Windsor, Queen Elizabeth II went from heiress presumptive to the leader of the commonwealth in less than 20 years, later becoming
Britain’s longest-living and longest-reigning monarch, as well as the world’s longest-reigning queen regnant and female head of state.
Her reign has included 13 British prime ministers, seven archbishops of Canterbury and seven popes, as well as 12 elected U.S. presidents. Click through the gallery above to see some of the most important moments from the queen’s life and legacy.