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How old is the Queen and why does she have two birthdays? – Sun

QUEEN Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning British monarch and longest-reigning female monarch in world history.

Your Majesty celebrates two birthdays and here’s why.

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The Queen was born on April 21, 1926, but that’s not the only day she celebrates her birthday

Why does the Queen have two birthdays?

The The Queen has two birthdays celebration each year: one on her actual birthday, and one on her “official” birthday – a public celebration.

Her actual birthday is in April, and the “official” celebration takes place in June.

This is due to the temperament of the British people weather To be.

The tradition for monarchs to have two birthdays was started by George II in 1748.

At the time, George was born in November and thought it was too cold to hold an annual parade at the time.

He decided his birthday festival would be combined with a military parade called Trooping the Colour, is held in the spring.

The tradition for two separate birthdays continues to this day.

The Queen's official birthday is celebrated on a Saturday in June so the whole country can celebrate with her

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The Queen’s official birthday is celebrated on a Saturday in June so the whole country can celebrate with herCredit: Getty Images

When is the Queen’s birthday in 2021?

Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926, but her second birthday changes every year.

It is usually held on a Saturday in June, usually the second weekend, for convenience.

The “official” birthday is still celebrated by Trooping the Colour . parade.

The Queen along with the other members of Royal family at the parade, moving between Buckingham Palace, The Mall and the Guards Parade.

She also appeared in public on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

In April 2021, the Queen say her last goodbye with her husband, Prince Philip, just a few days ago her 95th birthday.

The Queen's 90th Festival is one of the highlights of 2016

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The Queen’s 90th Festival is one of the highlights of 2016Credit: Getty Images

How old is Elizabeth II?

The Queen is 95, make her oldest king to reign in England with second place will Queen Victoria live to 81 years old.

She is also the oldest reigning female monarch in world history.

Many people will remember Queen 90order The festival is one of the highlights of 2016.

Aside from the moment it’s an important celebration, the Queen traditionally spends her actual birthday privately.

She became our sovereign on June 2, 1953.

Is the Queen about to fall?

During the summer of 2017, speculation grew that Queen can stand down, for effectively Prince Charles throne.

The king is said to have told insiders that she would request the activation of the Regent Act if she remained on the throne at the age of 95.

However, speculation appeared to have been quashed a week later when sources close to the Queen said Sunday Times she doesn’t intend to step aside because Prince Charles.

They added that the Queen was as committed as ever to her duties.

The throne will pass Prince Charles if the Queen abdicates, retires or dies.

From Princess Elizabeth to Queen: king through the decades

Princess Elizabeth was two years old in 1928

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Princess Elizabeth was two years old in 1928Credit: Getty – Contributor
Surrounded by flowers on July 8, 1941, aged 15, at Windsor Castle in Berkshire

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Surrounded by flowers on July 8, 1941, aged 15, at Windsor Castle in BerkshireCredit: Getty – Contributor
Princess Elizabeth, writing on her desk at Windsor Castle, on 30 May 1944, aged 18

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Princess Elizabeth, writing on her desk at Windsor Castle, on 30 May 1944, aged 18Credit: Getty – Contributor
Princess Elizabeth, 22, hugs Prince Charles after the christening at Buckingham Palace, December 15, 1948

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Princess Elizabeth, 22, hugs Prince Charles after the christening at Buckingham Palace, December 15, 1948Credit: PA: Press Association
Image of Queen Elizabeth II - then Princess Elizabeth - dancing, aged 25, at Government House in Ottawa as she joined the country square dances during her tour of Canada with Prince Philip , October 18, 1951

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Image of Queen Elizabeth II – then Princess Elizabeth – dancing, aged 25, at Government House in Ottawa as she joined the country square dances during her tour of Canada with Prince Philip , October 18, 1951Credit: Times Newspaper Ltd
At the inauguration of the CANTAT (Canadian Transatlantic Telephone) cable, the Queen, 35, made her first call to Ottawa from London in December 1961

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At the inauguration of the CANTAT (Canadian Transatlantic Telephone) cable, the Queen, 35, made her first call to Ottawa from London in December 1961Credit: PA: Press Association
Queen Elizabeth, 45, enjoys a night at the Royal Festival Hall in London, June 1971

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Queen Elizabeth, 45, enjoys a night at the Royal Festival Hall in London, June 1971Credits: Rex Features
The Queen, 55, smiles during an examination as she visits New Zealand on October 1, 1981

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The Queen, 55, smiles during an examination as she visits New Zealand on October 1, 1981Credit: Getty – Contributor
Wearing a silk dress designed by Hardy Amies in Washington, May 15, 1991, aged 65

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Wearing a silk dress designed by Hardy Amies in Washington, May 15, 1991, aged 65Credit: Getty – Contributor
The Queen attends a party, Guernsey, in July 2001, aged 75

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The Queen attends a party, Guernsey, in July 2001, aged 75Credit: Tim Graham – Getty
Celebrating her 80th birthday at the Ritz Hotel, London, the Queen is pictured with the Duke of Edinburgh on 5 December 2006

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Celebrating her 80th birthday at the Ritz Hotel, London, the Queen is pictured with the Duke of Edinburgh on 5 December 2006Credit: Tim Graham
The Queen smiles with Prince Charles as they watch competitors during the Braemar Festival at the Royal Princess and Duke of Fife Memorial Park on September 2, 2006, in Braemar, Scotland

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The Queen smiles with Prince Charles as they watch competitors during the Braemar Festival at the Royal Princess and Duke of Fife Memorial Park on September 2, 2006, in Braemar, ScotlandCredit: Getty – Contributor
Awaiting the arrival of the President of Turkey in an official ceremony on November 22, 2011, in London - 85 years old

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Awaiting the arrival of the President of Turkey in an official ceremony on November 22, 2011, in London – 85 years oldCredit: Getty – Pool
In 2012, the Queen joked with the Duchess of Cambridge during Diamond Jubilee's visit to Nottingham

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In 2012, the Queen joked with the Duchess of Cambridge during Diamond Jubilee’s visit to NottinghamCredit: Getty – Pool
Enjoyed a joke with the Duchess of Sussex on June 14, 2018, in Cheshire, aged 92

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Enjoyed a joke with the Duchess of Sussex on June 14, 2018, in Cheshire, aged 92Credit: Getty Images – Getty
The Queen, 93, attends a garden party at Holyroodhouse Palace, Edinburgh, July 3, 2019, from left, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and Princess Anne

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The Queen, 93, attends a garden party at Holyroodhouse Palace, Edinburgh, July 3, 2019, from left, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward and Princess AnneCredit: AFP
Pictured on 9 July 2019, in Cambridge, the 93-year-old Queen visited the National Institute of Agrobotany

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Pictured on 9 July 2019, in Cambridge, the 93-year-old Queen visited the National Institute of AgrobotanyCredit: Getty – Contributor
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