QueenElizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning sovereign and the world’s oldest monarch has died at the Balmoral Castle in Scotland, the Royal Family said. She was 96. Buckingham Palace announced her death in a statement.
She was under medical supervision on Thursday at her Balmoral Castle residence in Scotland after doctors became concerned for her health. She was Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, coming to the throne after the death of her father on February 6, 1952.