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70 years on the throne: The Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

Espresso Logo By Erin Daley of Espresso | Slide 1 of 21: On February 6, 1952, a young Princess Elizabeth became the Queen of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, and the Commonwealth. The year 2022 marks 70 years on the throne, making her the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. Here’s a look back at Queen Elizabeth II’s long reign.

70 years on the throne: The Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II

On February 6, 1952, a young Princess Elizabeth became the Queen of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, and the Commonwealth. The year 2022 marks 70 years on the throne, making her the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. Here’s a look back at Queen Elizabeth II’s long reign.

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