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The Queen of England’s Guinness Book Records

Elizabeth met her future husband, Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, in 1934 and 1937. They are second cousins once removed through King Christian IX of Denmark and third cousins through Queen Victoria. After another meeting at the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth in July 1939, Elizabeth—though only 13 years old—said she fell in love with Philip, and they began ...

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Strange Rules That The Queen Elizabeth II Is Exempt From

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was born at 02:40 (GMT) on 21 April 1926, during the reign of her paternal grandfather, King George V. Her father, the Duke of York (later King George VI), was the second son of the King. Her mother, the Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother), was the youngest daughter of Scottish aristocrat the ...

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A Clock That Did Not Work for 90 Years.

Shams-ol-Emareh is one of Tehran’s historic buildings and a remnant of the Qajar Dynasty. It is one of the most prominent buildings on the east side of Golestan Palace. It was built around 1830. It is notable for its height, decorations, and design.

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7 Fascinating Facts About Princess Diana’s Life After Her Divorce

Princess Diana and Prince Charles separated in late 1992 after 11 years of marriage, but it wasn’t until August 1996 — after multiple affairs, scandals, and one explosive TV interview — that the royal couple’s divorce was officially finalized. Here are seven things you may not have known about Diana’s life after splitting from Prince Charles.

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