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Queen's 65-year reign a milestone in a record-breaking life

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FILE - In this Thursday, March 8, 2012 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II escorted by The Bishop of Leicester, left, meets members of the public during a walkabout at Leicester Cathedral in Leicester, England. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Thursday, March 8, 2012 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II escorted by The Bishop of Leicester, left, meets members of the public during a walkabout at Leicester Cathedral in Leicester, England. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

LONDON (AP) — On Monday, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. It's just one of many milestones the queen has marked in her nine decades. Here's are some other significant numbers about her record-breaking life and reign:

FILE - In this May 8, 2007 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she is greeted by astronauts aboard the International Space Station, via video conference, during her visit to NASA's Goddard Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this May 8, 2007 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she is greeted by astronauts aboard the International Space Station, via video conference, during her visit to NASA's Goddard Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

— Elizabeth assumed the throne on the death of her father, King George VI, on Feb. 6, 1952. On September 9, 2015, she became Britain's longest-reigning monarch, passing her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.

FILE - In this April 8, 2007 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip leave St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, England, after Mattins on Easter Sunday. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this April 8, 2007 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip leave St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle, England, after Mattins on Easter Sunday. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

— She turned 90 on April 21, 2016, and has been the world's oldest monarch since the death of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah in 2015.

FILE - In this Monday, May 7, 2007 file photo, U.S President Bush and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrive on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, were on an official visit to the United States. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Monday, May 7, 2007 file photo, U.S President Bush and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrive on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. The Queen and her husband, Prince Philip, were on an official visit to the United States. On Monday Feb. 6, 2017, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

— She has had 13 British prime ministers serve during her reign, from Winston Churchill to Theresa May.

— She has met 12 U.S. presidents, from Herbert Hoover (after he had left office) to Barack Obama — more than a quarter of all the U.S. presidents since Independence. The only president during her reign that she did not meet was Lyndon B. Johnson. She is due to meet President Donald Trump when he comes to Britain for a controversial state visit later this year.

— She has traveled more than 1 million miles (1.6 million kilometers) on official trips, visiting 106 of the 193 current official members of the United Nations. She has visited Canada 22 times — the largest number of trips to any nation.

— She has four children, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

— She has cut back on her official duties in the past few years, but Elizabeth still conducted 341 official engagements in 2015.

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