15 facts about the Queen
Queen Elizabeth II was born at 2.40am on 21 April 1926
She was crowned Queen on 2 June 1953
She is the longest reigning monarch
As Queen, she has been served by 14 UK Prime Minister
She’s the only person in the UK allowed to drive without a licence
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The Queen’s birthplace is now a fancy Cantonese restaurant
Queen Elizabeth became a homeowner at just six years old
The Queen has sent around 50,000 Christmas card
She owns an elephant, two giant turtles, a jaguar and a pair of sloth
The Queen first sent an email in 1976
Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister gave her a family nickname.
Elizabeth wanted to go to war, but was too young.
She celebrated the end of the war by partying like her subjects.
Queen Elizabeth II and her husband knew each other since childhood.