Elizabeth’s reign spanned the Victorian era into the modern era. Her first prime minister, Winston Churchillwas born in 1874, while his last Liz Truss he was born 101 years later, in 1975.
– April 21, 1926.- Born in London.
– December 11, 1936.- His father George VI ascends the throne.
– November 20, 1947.– She marries Philip of Mountbatten, in Westminster Abbey.
– November 14, 1948.- Prince Charles, his eldest son and heir to the throne, is born.
– February 6, 1952.– King George VI dies. Elizabeth becomes queen.
– 1954.– First tour of the Commonwealth as queen.
– July 29, 1981.- His son Carlos marries Lady Diana Frances Spencer.
– June 21, 1982.- Guillermo is born, eldest son of Prince Carlos and second in line of succession.
– November 24, 1992.- He describes the year that was ending as “annus horribilis” for the British monarchy, during which his sons Carlos and Andrés separated and his daughter Ana divorced. In addition, a few days before a fire caused serious damage to Windsor Castle.
– November 26, 1992.- Elizabeth II decides to pay taxes to the Treasury.
– May 6, 1994.– Together with the French president, François Mitterrand, he inaugurated the tunnel under the English Channel that connects the United Kingdom with the European continent.
– August 31, 1997.– Lady Di, former wife of Prince Charles, dies in a traffic accident in Paris.
– July 1, 1999.– The first Parliament of Scotland in almost three centuries is declared open.
– December 1, 1999.– Ratifies the transfer of powers to the new Government of Northern Ireland, which recovers its autonomy.
– March 30, 2002.- The Queen Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, wife of King George VI and mother of Elizabeth II, dies.
– April 30, 2002.– Elizabeth II addresses Parliament for her fifty years as sovereign.
– 17-20 May 2011.- First official visit to the Republic of Ireland, accompanied by Prince Philip of Edinburgh.
– 20 March 2012.- Addresses the two Houses of Parliament -Commons and Lords- in the Great Hall of Westminster, on the occasion of their Diamond Jubilee.
– April 11, 2014.– Elizabeth II receives the President of the Republic of Ireland, in the first visit by an Irish Head of State since the country’s independence.
– September 18, 2014.- On the day of the Scottish secessionist consultation, the queen declares her “impartiality” and says that she hopes that the Scots will think “carefully” about the decision they make, ultimately contrary to independence.
– June 26, 2015.– Isabel II closes her last official visit outside her country, and fifth to Germany, in the former Nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen, liberated in 1945 by British soldiers.
– 13 January 2020.- Queen Elizabeth II grants the Dukes of Sussex a permit to reside between Canada and the United Kingdom, after Enrique and Meghan made public their intention to abandon their obligations as members of the British royal family.
– 23 January 2020.- Elizabeth II passes the Brexit law and the next day Boris Johnson signs the agreement for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.
– April 8, 2020.- Her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh, dies at the age of 99.
– February 6, 2022.- Elizabeth II expresses her wish that Camila Parker, wife of Prince Charles, be known as Queen consort when he is king.
– February 20, 2022.- It is announced that Queen Elizabeth has tested positive for coronavirus. It was reported that she passed the illness with “mild symptoms”.
– May 10, 2022 – Gives the position for the first time to his son Carlos in the so-called Queen’s Speech in Parliament.
– 2-5 June 2022 – Acts of celebration of the Platinum Jubilee (70 years of reign).
– 6 September 2022 – Isabel II commissions Liz Truss from Balmoral (Scotland) to form a new Government as the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
– 8 September 2022: The entire British royal family moves to Balmoral after the queen’s doctors express concern about Elizabeth II’s state of health.