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  • This portrait of Queen Elizabeth II was released, April 20, 2014 to mark her majesty's 88th birthday, April 21. The photograph was taken at Buckingham Palace in March and was commissioned on behalf of the British Government's GREAT Britain campaign.
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  • The Duke and Duchess of York with their baby daughter Princess Elizabeth in Buckingham Palace at Princess Elizabeth's christening, 1926. Princess Elizabeth was born April 21, 1926.
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  • Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II), daughter of The Duke and Duchess of York circa 1930.
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  • Princess Elizabeth the eldest daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 13th birthday, April 21, 1939. The Princess was allowed to plan her own day, as it was her birthday, and after opening her presents in the morning, she went riding in Windsor Great Park with the King and Princess Margaret, her younger sister.
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  • Princess Elizabeth, the future Queen Elizabeth II, in the state apartments at Buckingham Palace during her engagement to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, July 1947.
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  • Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh pose for the press at Buckingham Palace in London after their wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey in this Nov. 20, 1947 file photo.
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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II is shown on her Coronation Day, in 1953.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, wave at the crowds from the balcony at Buckingham Palace in this June 2, 1953 file photo in London, England.
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  • Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) holding her son Prince Charles after his christening ceremony at Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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  • Queen Elizabeth II plays with Princes Edward and Andrew at Windsor Castle in this June, 1965 photo.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II is shown with her youngest son, Prince Edward, 15 months, in a picture taken recently by Lisa Sheridan in a sitting room at Windsor Castle, Berkshire, June 11, 1965 in England.
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  • Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten are photographed with their daughter Anne and son Charles in 1951.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh with their children, Prince Andrew (center), Princess Anne (left) and Charles, Prince of Wales sitting on a picnic rug outside Balmoral Castle in Scotland, Sept. 9, 1960.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II with one of her corgis at Sandringham, 1970.
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  • President Gerald Ford dances with Queen Elizabeth II during the state dinner in honor of the Queen and Prince Philip at the White House, July 17, 1976, in Washington.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II crowns her son Charles, Prince of Wales, during his investiture ceremony at Caernarvon Castle, July 1, 1969.
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  • Lady Diana, Prince Charles And Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, London.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II and British Prime Minister Edward Heath join President Richard Nixon and first lady Patricia at Chequers, Heath's official country residence, Oct. 3, 1970.
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  • Pope John Paul II Visits Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London, May, 1982.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II smiles at Prince Harry as she inspects soldiers at their passing-out Sovereign's Parade at Sandhurst Military Academy, April 12, 2006, in Surrey, England.
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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II looks up and waves to members of staff of The Foreign and Commonwealth Office as she ends an official visit, which is part of her Jubilee celebrations in London, Dec. 18, 2012.
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  • Family and members of the Royal Wedding party are shown in this April 29, 2011 file photo, with Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II is seated at her desk in her private audience room at Buckingham Palace with one of her official red boxes in this photo released Sept. 8, 2015.
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  • Queen Elizabeth Meets a Robot

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II smiles as a little robot waves to the her during a reception at the 'Technische Universitaet' (Technical University) in Berlin, June 24, 2015. Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip are on an official visit to Germany until Friday, June 26.
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  • The Royal Family is seen in a family photo during the summer of 2015 in the White Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace.
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  • Prince George of Cambridge talks to Queen Elizabeth II outside the Church of St Mary Magdalene on the Sandringham Estate for the Christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, July 5, 2015, in King's Lynn, England.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II returns to Buckingham Palace in the new Diamond Jubilee state coach following the State Opening of Parliament, June 4, 2014, in London.
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  • The official christening photo of Britain's Prince George in the Morning Room at Clarence House in London, Oct. 23, 2013. Kate Duchess of Cambridge holds her son Prince George seated next to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William, back row from left, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, and the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Harry, Pippa Middleton, James Middleton, Carole and Michael Middleton.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh pictured at Windsor Castle just after Easter in 2016, in this photo taken by Annie Leibovitz.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II Oversees a Royal Review

    Queen Elizabeth II, Captain-General of the Royal Regiment of Artillery, oversees a Royal Review on the occasion of their Tercentenary at Knighton Down, May 26, 2016, in Lark Hill, England. Queen Eliabeth II has been Captain-General of the Royal Regiment of Artillery since 6 February 1952.
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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II walks through a field of ceramic poppies at The Tower of London, Oct. 16, 2014.
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  • Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh feed Donna the elephant as they visit the Elephant Centre at the ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, April 11, 2017, in Dunstable, U.K.
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  • Girls curtsy as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh leave the Easter Day service at St George's Chapel, April 16, 2017, in Windsor, England.
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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she attends an event at Newbury Racecourse in Newbury, England, April 21, 2017. The Queen celebrated her 91st birthday on Friday.
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  • Members of Britain's Royal family from left, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Princess Eugenie, Queen Elizabeth II, background Timothy Laurence, Princess Beatrice, Prince Philip, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Prince William watch a fly past as they appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after attending the annual Trooping the Color ceremony in London, June 17, 2017.
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  • Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in the White Drawing Room at Windsor Castle in early November 2017 in celebration of their 70th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20, 2017.
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