Queen Elizabeth II was Queen of the UK and different Commonwealth realms from 6 February 1952 till her demise in 2022. She was queen regnant of 32 sovereign states throughout her lifetime and was head of state of 15 realms on the time of her demise. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days was the longest of any British monarch and the longest verified reign of any feminine monarch in historical past
Queen Elizabeth II was the constitutional monarch of the UK and the opposite Commonwealth realms. As a constitutional monarch, she was not concerned within the day-to-day governance of the UK; slightly, her function was largely ceremonial. She was the patron of greater than 600 organizations and charities.
Her legacy consists of the modernization of the monarchy and the enlargement of the Commonwealth. She was additionally identified for her dedication to public service and her dedication to the welfare of her individuals.