Queen Elizabeth II: A Life in Pictures

The news of her death was announced in a statement on behalf of the royal family.

Her death ended a 70-year reign, the longest in history, having ascended the throne following the death of her father, King George VI, on February 6, 1952.

Her coronation took place the following year and she was crowned at the age of 27.

Since then, she has become one of the most beloved figures around the world, having traveled further than any other monarch during her extraordinary reign.

As Britain’s longest-serving monarch the Queen lived a remarkable life, here you can look back on it in pictures that tell the story of her life.

The life of the Queen in pictures

The Queen is survived by her four children: Charles, Prince of Wales; Anne, Princess Royal, Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex.

The day of the funeral will be a day of national mourning, although employers will not be forced to give workers the day off.

The funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey and there will be a national two-minute silence at 12.00 noon.

The Queen is buried in the King George VI Memorial Chapel.

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