While his eldest daughter, Princess Elizabeth, was touring Africa, King George VI died at the age of 56. Accordingly, Elizabeth became Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of — among other places — Canada at the age of 25. Sixty-two years later, the Queen is still going strong.
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