Icon, hero, and grandmother; Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most important figures of the last century, and she continues to inspire people all over the world.
In 2017, having sat on the British throne for 65 years, Queen Elizabeth II became the first monarch to celebrate her sapphire jubilee! In honor of the longest reigning monarch, here are her 10 finest moments.
1. Elizabeth ascends the throne
While on holiday in Kenya, at the tender age of 25, Elizabeth learned her father had died. She rushed back to Britain and was instantly thrown into the global spotlight. In spite of her grief she didn’t miss a step and was later named Time Magazine’s Woman of the Year.
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