Queen Elizabeth II marks 94th birthday with no fanfare

21 Avril, 2020, 18:30 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
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The Queen's formal birthday celebrations, held in June, have also been cancelled due to the outbreak.

This year, the Queen's birthday will be a very small celebration just with Prince Philip at Windsor Castle, with the royal asking for no special treatment amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, as the Coronavirus crisis continues to affect the globe, the Queen has made a decision to not have any gun salutes in her honor for her birthday.

Meanwhile, the Queen has turned 94 - but is marking her birthday away from her family as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

Gun salutes traditionally take place to mark special occasions for royals, including on birthdays and weddings.

It will be the first birthday since her coronation in 1952 that the Queen has not had a formal gun salute - and local councils have also been told that social distancing is more important than flying the Union Jack. "Thank you for your messages today, on The Queen's 94th birthday".

Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born at 2.40am on April 21 1926.

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She was the first child of the then-Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

She Wednesday Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten in 1947, and became Queen at the age of 25 when George VI died from lung cancer in 1952.

"Head of the Commonwealth, Head of the Armed Forces, Head of State in 16 countries and the longest reigning Monarch in British History", the post, which also featured several pictures of The Queen, stated.

During 2019, the Sussexes spoke about their struggles living in the public eye, and the Queen's second son Andrew gave a disastrous television interview about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and stepped down from public duties.

But senior royals were toasting the monarch on social media.

Obviously we had to put the two pictures side by side to do a truly thorough analysis and we think the family resemblance here is super clear.

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