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The Life & Reign of Queen Elizabeth II

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The Life & Reign of Queen Elizabeth II

The personal life and work of Britain's longest-reigning monarch
By The Blinkist Curators
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With 70 years on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II was the longest-reigning monarch in British history and the second-longest serving sovereign monarch of all time. She ascended the throne in 1952 to a nation that was recovering from the destruction of the Second World War, witnessed the diminishment of Britain's imperial power, and saw 15 prime ministers take office in 10 Downing Street. In this collection, you'll explore her personal life and struggles of balancing the roles of monarch and mother, learn about the empire she inherited, and dive into the ups and downs of UK politics and prime ministers who served during her reign.

The Life & Reign of Queen Elizabeth II

The personal life and work of Britain's longest-reigning monarch
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