Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother died at the age of 101 years. She was married to King George VI. She was the Queen Consort and also became the Queen Mother after the death of her husband King George. She is the mother of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Magaret(deceased Febraury 2002).
|FULL NAME||Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon|
|AGE||101 (DIED 30TH MARCH, 2002)|
|DATE of BIRTH||4TH AUGUST 1900|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||LONDON|
|PARENTS||MOTHER: Cecilia Cavendish-Bentick|
FATHER: Claude Bowes-Lyon
|SPOUSE||KING GEORGE VI|
Who Is Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother?
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was born on August 4, 1900, in Hitchin now London. Her birth name was Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon. She was the ninth of the ten children of Claude Bowes-Lyon and Cecilia Cavendish-Bentick. Her father was styled, Lord Glamis who was the 1st and 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne.
Elizabeth spent much of her childhood at St Paul’s Walden and the Glamis Castle. She was educated at home by a governess until the age of eight when she started schooling in London. At age 13, she passed the Oxford Local Examination with distinction. She was under private education with a German Jewish governess, Kathe Kubler. Elizabeth was fond of field sports, ponies, and dogs.
Who Is The Husband of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother?
Elizabeth was married to Prince Albert, Duke of York(he later became King George VI). Albert was the son of King George V. They got married on April 26, 1923, at Westminster Abbey and then honeymooned at Polesden Lacey. After the wedding, Elizabeth was named Her Royal Highness The Duchess of york.
Although she was not of the royal family, the marriage was a result of the friendship between parents and also to modernize politics. It is said that Elizabeth turned down Albert’s proposal twice before finally accepting it in January 1923.
Who Are The Children of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother?
Elizabeth and King George VI had two daughters, Princess Elizabeth(now Queen Elizabeth II), born on 21 April 1926, and Princess Margaret, born on 21 August 1930. Princess Margaret died on 9 February 2002.
When Did Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon Became Queen?
In 1963, King George V died and his son Prince Edward was supposed to become king but he renounced his throne. Prince Albert was, therefore, made King.
Why Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother?
The name Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was given to her after the death of her husband. This was to prevent her style from being contradictory with that of her first daughter, Queen Elizabeth II.
When Did Who Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Die?
Elizabeth died on On 30 March 2002, at 15:15. She died in her sleep with her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II, at her bedside. She had been suffering from a cold for the previous four months. At 101 years she was the longest-lived member of the royal family in British history.
Honours & Titles
Elizabeth had a lot of honors and titles. Read the full list on WIKIPEDIA.
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