Queen Elizabeth

The British monarch has officially become the oldest head of state in the world, after the resignation of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.

Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne in 1952, after her late father, King George, dies, writes Business Insider.

According to a statistic recently conducted in the UK, the Queen is running the kingdom for so long, that four out five British citizens were not even born during the era of her enthronement.

She became Queen after her father, King George VI, passed away on February 6, 1952, and the official coronation took place on June 2, 1953.

During her reign, she surpassed 14 British Prime Ministers, 13 US Presidents, 9 Heads of State French state, 7 German Chancellors and 10 Russian presidents, including Stalin.

After 93-year-old Robert Mugabe resigned as president of the state of Zimbabwe, Queen Elizabeth II, 91, became the oldest head of state.

When the Queen will quit the impact of this moment will be dramatic, especially since 80% of UK residents were not born at the moment Elisabeth climbed the throne.

According to the British Bureau for National Statistics, only 12 million of Britain’s current residents lived when King George VI was on the throne in 1952.

That is only 20% of the United Kingdom’s population of over 66 million residents.

Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrated 70 years of marriage earlier this week, is also Britain’s longest-running monarch and the oldest head of state in the world.

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