Queen Elizabeth II

Events

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was born

April 21, 1926

Elizabeth's sister Margaret was born

1930

Elizabeth's grandfather dies and her uncle abdicates the Crown

1936

Elizabeth's father is coronated

May 1936

The family visits the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth and Elizabeth meets Philip

1939

The Nazis start bombing England

September 1939

Elizabeth becomes the first female member of the British Royal Family to join the military

1945

Elizabeth marries Philip

November 21, 1947

Elizabeth is coronated and officially becomes Queen

June 2, 1953

Elizabeth's grandson, Prince William, marries Kate Middleton

2011