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Elizabeth II, itinerary of an icon who was not to be queen


Planetary icon, series heroine, model of commitment… The Queen of England will celebrate her seventy years of reign at the beginning of June, a record across the Channel. And remains, at 96, still as mysterious and inspiring to the whole world.

She is quite simply the most famous woman on the planet.

And for good reason, the majority of the citizens of this world have known only her, Elizabeth II, on the throne of England.

At the beginning of June, for its platinum jubilee, it will celebrate its seventy years of reign, the longest in British history.

She is ahead of Queen Victoria and her sixty-three years, seven months and two days.

On the program: a big bridge from Thursday 2 to Sunday 5 June, which will give the opportunity to the British to come together to celebrate their sovereign.

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Mother of the Windsors, symbol of unity of the United Kingdom and the countries of the Commonwealth, she is today the absolute icon, the living legend.

She who has neither passport nor driver's license, who has never been able to vote or give any opinion publicly, continues, strangely, to make people dream.

For seven decades, she has managed the feat of perpetuating a certain idea of ​​England, “a job that many men then probably thought they could do…

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