Queen Elizabeth Dies At Age 96

After 70 years of rule, Queen Elizabeth II passed away at Balmoral at the age of 96.

The royal family announced on Thursday that Queen Elizabeth II passed away.

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was born  

on April 21, 1926, in Mayfair, London.

On June 2, 1953, at the age of 27, the Queen was crowned in Westminster Abbey.

She peacefully passed away at her Scottish estate 

, at which she had spent the majority of the summer.

Her death was a "time of great sadness" for her family, 

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