In this article, we will talk about who is called Queen Elizabeth the second. Also, we will discuss how the Queens birthday is celebrated in Australia.
Who is Queen Elizabeth the second?
Queen Elizabeth, the second, also called Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, was born on April 21, 1926. She is known to be the current Queen of the United Kingdom and also 15 other commonwealth countries. Queen Elizabeth II was born in Mayfair, London and was the first child of King George and Queen Elizabeth I. She became the heir of the throne when her father became the king after the abdication of his brother.
During the Second World War, she was educated privately by her parents.
Also, she was taught how to take care of the people and how to run the empire. After completing her education, she worked in the Auxiliary Territorial Services for some time. Then in the year 1947, she got married to Philip, who was the Duke of Edinburgh.
After her father passed away in the year 1952, she became the leader of the commonwealth. She was also the Queen of the regnant of seven independent Commonwealth countries. She had counties like the UK, Australia, Canada, South Africa, New Zealand, Ceylon and Pakistan under her control.
She has reigned the throne several times and has brought many changed to support the people. She has a charity placed that works for the betterment of those people who are financially challenged. She is known to be the longest living and the longest-reigning Queen ever seen in history. Elizabeth had a total of four children, out of which one had died in the year 1997 who was the princess of Wales.
How does the Queen celebrate her birthday in Australia?
As we all know that Australia comes under the commonwealth countries supported by the Queen. So the people of Australia have decided to celebrate her birthday every year. This is done in honour to remember the good deeds that the Queen has done for them.
In Australia, the Queen’s birthday is celebrated on the first Monday of June. There is no fixed day on which the Queen’s birthday is celebrated, but they have thought of one day. This is because Queens celebrates her birthday very grand and in many countries.
In some regions of Western Australia, the date on which the birthday is celebrated is a public holiday. The Queen has celebrated her gold as well as her diamond jubilee on the throne. This is because she is reigning the throne for several years. The Queen had celebrated with the people of the UK in the year 2016 and 2018.
She also visits different countries on her different birthdays. There are some rumours that say Queen celebrated two birthdays. This is true news as she celebrates her birthday and the birthday of her parents together. The Queen has also declared public holidays in the supported countries on her birthday for everyone.