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Queen Elizabeth II (1926- )

At age 82 and still hale and hearty at the time of this book, Queen Elizabeth II has reigned longer than the previous four kings (Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII and George VI combined!

Queen Elizabeth II is much-loved by her people and well-respected by the government and its ministers though she holds no political power. The Queen enjoys tremendous popularity outside Britain too. She is the official Head of State in Australia, New Zealand and Canada.

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Stamps: Top Left 1953 Jun     Right 1955 Sep     Bottom 1976 Nov
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Written by victorkoo

7 May, 2008 at 10:00 am

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