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BBC World Service Special - Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II is seen after being crowned at Westminster Abbey in London on June 2, 1953. Elizabeth was proclaimed queen in 1952 at age 25.
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Queen Elizabeth II is seen after being crowned at Westminster Abbey in London on June 2, 1953. Elizabeth was proclaimed queen in 1952 at age 25.

Queen Elizabeth II was born in London on the 21st April 1926. She was a young girl when her father became King, after the abdication of his brother. She became Queen in February 1952, and served as British monarch longer than anyone before her. Jill McGivering looks back at her life and reign.

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