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  1. 3. <ul><li>Elizabeth II </li></ul><ul><li>Childhood </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Second World War </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Reign </li></ul><ul><li>Royal Family </li></ul><ul><li>Personality </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) is the constitutional monarch of sixteen independent sovereign states known as the Commonwealth realms. In addition, as Head of the Commonwealth, she is the figurehead of the 54-member Commonwealth of Nations and, as the British monarch, she is the Supreme Governor of the Church of England </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Elizabeth II was born 21 April 1926 . Elizabeth was the first child of Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI), and his wife, Elizabeth. The future Queen was baptised in the private chapel of Buckingham Palace by the Archbishop of York on 29 May. Her close family called her &quot;Lilibet&quot;. </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>The princess’s education was supervised by her mother, who entrusted her daughters to a governess, Marion Crawford; the princess was also grounded in history by C.H.K. Marten, afterward provost of Eton College, and had instruction from visiting teachers in music and languages. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>In February 1945, Elizabeth joined the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service as an honorary Second Subaltern. She trained as a driver and mechanic, drove a military truck, and was promoted to honorary Junior Commander five months later. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Elizabeth and Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark married on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey . On the eve of the wedding her father, the king, conferred upon the bridegroom the titles of duke of Edinburgh, earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich. They took residence at Clarence House in London. </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>During Elizabeth’s reign the political stability strengthened. </li></ul><ul><li>During Elizabeth’s reign gradually all members of British Empire became independent. </li></ul><ul><li>The British leader made the transformation of the British Empire into the Commonwealth of Nations. </li></ul><ul><li>Queen has a right to chose Prime Minister and to convoke or to dissolve Parliament, she has good relationships with all British Prime Ministers. </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>When Queen is away from London, in residence at Balmoral or Sandringham, she receives official papers nearly every day of every year and remains fully briefed on matters affecting her realms. </li></ul><ul><li>During her reign, The Queen has reached important milestones in her personal and public life. Some of these have been celebrated publicly. Such events help reinforce the Sovereign's role as a focus for national identity and unity as people across the Commonwealth come together to mark an important occasion for their Head of State. </li></ul>
  9. 11. <ul><li>Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten have 4 children </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Full name - His Royal Highness Charles Prince of Wales </li></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>Elizabeth also has 8 grandchildren, the most famous Prince William and Prince Harry. </li></ul>
  12. 17. <ul><li>Elizabeth is the patron of over 600 charities and other organizations. Her main leisure interests include equestrianism and dogs, especially her Pembroke Welsh Corgis. She is also interested in photography. </li></ul>
  13. 18. <ul><li>Talking about Queen’s style, she prefers solid-color overcoats and decorative hats. </li></ul><ul><li>Elizabeth is unpretentious in eating habits. Queen prefers simple homemade food - mutton chops or roast beef, and ice-cream as the dessert. And it goes without saying, like a true English lady Queen cannot miss a cup of tea at 5 o’clock with few drops of milk, in addition to this, there are buns and tinned shrimps on the plates. </li></ul>
  14. 19. <ul><li>Elizabeth every day goes for a walk on her own. </li></ul>
  15. 22. <ul><li>Thank you for attention </li></ul>