Qrius Quotient: Queen Elizabeth II Dies At 96

News By The Numbers: Some facts and figures on Queen Elizabeth II, whose death at 96 signals the end of an era in British monarchy.

Queen Elizabeth II was the 1st British monarch to accede to the throne after India’s Independence from colonial rule in 1952

 Queen Elizabeth was the 6th woman to ascend to the British throne

Queen Elizabeth II was crowned at Westminster Abbey in central London on June 2, 1953, at the age of 25

Queen Elizabeth made 3 official state visits to India during her 70-year reign – in 1961, 1983 and 1997

Queen Elizabeth II became Queen Regnant of 7 independent Commonwealth countries. These countries were the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, and Ceylon (known today as Sri Lanka), as well as the Head of the Commonwealth

Queen Elizabeth II first sent an email in 1976

 She owned 1 elephant, 2 giant turtles, 1 jaguar and 2 sloths, in addition to her beloved Corgi dogs. It is believed she had about 4 dogs, including 2 Corgis, 1 Dorgi (cross between a Dachsund and Corgi) and 2 Cocker Spaniels.

Queen Elizabeth II holds the record for the most countries visited by an individual monarch, visiting more than 120 countries on 6 continents

 Queen Elizabeth II was worth some £370 million, with The Crown Jewels, estimated to be worth at least £3 billion, only belonging symbolically to the monarch.

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The Queen’s Successor, King Charles will also receive the annual Sovereign Grant from the UK Treasury, which is set at 15 percent of the profits from the Crown Estate, one of the largest property managers in the United Kingdom, administering property worth £14.1 billion

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