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How old was queen elizabeth 2 when she became queen?

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At the time, she was only 25 years old — a 25-year-old woman who, for all intents and purposes, was not expected to become queen; Elizabeth's uncle, Prince Edward, inherited the throne from King George V, and many assumed he would marry and have children of his own (that would knock Elizabeth down the line of succession). read more

Queen Elizabeth II has reigned for 65 years The Queen ascended to the throne immediately after the death of her father King George VI on February 6, 1952. She was 25 years, nine months and 13 days old. read more

Queen Elizabeth II was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on April 21, 1926, in London, to Prince Albert, Duke of York (later known as King George VI), and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. She married Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1947, became queen on February 6, 1952, and was crowned on June 2, 1953. read more

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