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QUEEN ELIZABETH II BECOMES THE LONGEST REIGNING MONARCH

Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest serving monarch

It has been approximately 63 years since Princess Elizabeth, on a trip to Treetops Hotel in Nyeri became queen after her father’s death, King George VI. Kenya was one of the British colonies when she became queen and is during her reign that the country gained independence in 1963.

Queen Elizabeth II will have reigned for exactly 63 years and 7 months today.

Related coverage:

http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/live/2015/sep/09/queen-elizabeth-ii-longest-reigning-british-monarch-live-updates.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34177107

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3227521/The-Queen-Britain-s-longest-reigning-monarch-arrives-open-Scottish-Borders-Railway.html

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