London: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday surpassed Thailand’s King to set the record for the second longest reign in history, surpassing France’s Louis XIV. The UK celebrated the 96-year-old Queen’s Platinum Jubilee to commemorate 70 years of service to the nation, with many grand celebrations held last weekend.
He has now set a new record for the second longest reign, surpassing King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand. The Land Bill ruled for 70 years and 126 days between 1927 and 2016. Louis XIV of France is the longest reigning monarch, ruling from 1643 to 1715 for 72 years and 110 days.
Queen Victoria was left behind.
Queen Elizabeth II, who was crowned in 1953, became the longest-living British monarch in September 2015, surpassing her great-grandmother, Queen Victoria.
The queen wrote a letter thanking the nation.
After a four-day royal parade and other celebrations in Britain and the Commonwealth as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, the Queen wrote a letter thanking the nation, saying that this renewed sense of solidarity was coming. It will be felt for many years.
Meanwhile, according to The Sunday Times, William – Duke of Cambridge – will be celebrating his 40th birthday and moving his family from London to Berkshire.
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