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Queen Elizabeth II will be 80 years old on the 21st April.

Queen since 1952, following the death of her father George VI, she was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 2nd June 1953, and continues to be the Head of State for Great Britain, Australia, Canada as well as several other Commonwealth nations.

She has been married to Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh since 1947, and has four children and seven grandchildren. She continues an active role in state affairs, with weekly meetings with the Prime Minster, plus continuing the ceremonial duties of the United Kingdom.

Eve Arnold 1953

JAMAICA. The First Royal Tour of Queen Elizabeth II. 1952.
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Eve Arnold 1953

JAMAICA. Queen Elizabeth II on Tour. 1953.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson 1953

GREAT-BRITAIN. England. Shropshire. 1952-1953. Pre-coronation...
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Werner Bischof 1953

GREAT-BRITAIN. Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Day. June 2nd,...
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Werner Bischof 1953

GREAT BRITAIN. Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation Day. June 2nd,...
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George Rodger 1954

UGANDA. Jinja. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of England. After presenting...
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George Rodger 1954

UGANDA. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of England. The Queen and the...
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George Rodger 1954

UGANDA. Entebbe. In the afternoon 5,000 guests attended a garden...
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George Rodger 1954

UGANDA. Jinja. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of England. After presenting...
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Burt Glinn 1957

1957. Queen's garden party at Buckingham Palace.
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Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography 1957

USA. New York City. 1957. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip...
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Burt Glinn 1957

USA. New York City. 1957. Queen ELIZABETH II on her visit to...
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Ian Berry 1961

Ghana. Accra .Poster of Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister,...
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Ian Berry 1961

GHANA. Accra. Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to Ghana. 1961....
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Ian Berry 1961

GHANA. Accra. Queen Elizabeth II (GB) on a state visit to Ghana....
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Ian Berry 1961

GHANA. Accra. Queen Elizabeth II on a state visit to Ghana. 1961....
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Raymond Depardon 1965

ETHIOPIA. Gondar. Queen Elizabeth II and Haile Selassie I, Emperor...
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Raymond Depardon 1965

GERMANY. Queen Elizabeth II in an official visit. 1965.
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Raymond Depardon 1965

ETHIOPIA. Gondar. 1965. Queen Elisabeth II. On her right her...
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Raymond Depardon 1965

EUROPE. Germany. 1965.
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Eve Arnold 1966

G.B. ENGLAND. Prince Phillip and the Queen. Interview for the...
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Eve Arnold 1968

ENGLAND. Manchester. H.M. Queen ELIZABETH II on tour in Cheshire....
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Eve Arnold 1968

G.B. ENGLAND. Queen Elizabeth II at a bicycle plant in the Midlands....
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Eve Arnold 1968

GB. ENGLAND. The Midlands. Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of England,...
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Eve Arnold 1968

G.B. ENGLAND. Manchester. Waiting for the Queen. 1968.
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Thomas Hoepker 1969

AUSTRIA, Vienna, 1969. Queen Elizabeth II visits Vienna
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Martine Franck 1977

UK. London. Queen's silver jubilee. Greenwich. Michael TRESTRAIL...
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Rene Burri 1977

GREAT BRITAIN. London. Jubilee. 1977. The Queen at Windsor Great...
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Peter Marlow 1977

GB. Badminton Horse Trials. Queen Elizabeth II and members of...
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Peter Marlow 1977

GB. Badminton Horse Trials. Queen Elizabeth II and members of...
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Eve Arnold 1977

GB. ENGLAND. London. Silver Jubilee. Horse Guards. 1977.
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Peter Marlow 1977

GB. London. Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee.
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Bruno Barbey 1977

G.B. ENGLAND. London. Street celebration during the Silver Jubilee...
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Ian Berry 1977

G.B. ENGLAND. London. Fulham. Old lady with her dog outside her...
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Peter Marlow 1977

GB. London. The birth of Princess Anne's baby. Queen Elizabeth...
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Martine Franck 1977

UK. London. Queen's silver jubilee. East End. St Catherine's...
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Peter Marlow 1978

GB. The Epsom Derby. A day at the races. The Royal Box. The Queen...
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Rene Burri 1983

Kingston, Queen Elizabeth National Stadium watching pageant show.1983....
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Rene Burri 1983

JAMAICA. Kingston, Queen Elizabeth inspects honour guard, during...
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Elliott Erwitt 1991

GB. ENGLAND. Birmingham. 1991.
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Peter Marlow 1997

ENGLAND. London. The Funeral Of Diana. 6pm on the night before...
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Martin Parr 1997

G.B. ENGLAND. 'I'm a great believer in postcards. I collect them...
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Martin Parr 2002

GB. England. London. Golden Jubilee celebrations. 2002.
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Martin Parr 2002

G.B. ENGLAND. London. Golden Jubilee celebrations. 2002.
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Stuart Franklin 2002

G.B. ENGLAND. London. Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee celebration...
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Martin Parr 2002

G.B. ENGLAND. London. Golden Jubilee ephemera. 2002.
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Stuart Franklin 2002

GB. ENGLAND. London. The Queens Golden Jubilee. Programme sellers...
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Peter Marlow 2003

G.B. ENGLAND. London. The Queen inspects the Household Cavalry...
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