Today, Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, is celebrating her 91st Birthday!
This lady is a picture of royalty, style and grace.
Here are a few stats of her reign…
— Elizabeth has reigned for 65 years and 75 days. On September 9, 2015, she became Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, passing her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.
— She has had 13 Canadian prime ministers and 13 British prime ministers serve during her reign, from Louis St. Laurent and Winston Churchill, respectively, to Justin Trudeau and Theresa May.
— She has met 12 U.S. presidents, from Herbert Hoover (after he left office) to Barack Obama, more than a quarter of all U.S. presidents.
— She has travelled more than 1.6 million kilometres on official trips, visiting 106 countries.
— She has visited Canada 22 times — the largest number of trips to any nation.
— She has four children, eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
— She has cut back on her official duties in the last few years, but Elizabeth still conducted 332 official engagements in 2016.
And a few pictures…