Skip to content

La reine Elizabeth II est décédée : Une vie royale en images


Reine Elizabeth II : une vie royale en images

1927: Princess Elizabeth, one. She was third in line to the throne behind her father, the Duke of York, and Edward, Prince of Wales

1930: The Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth) with their daughter Princess Elizabeth
1933: Princess Margaret, two, with her sister Elizabeth, seven
Elle est décédée paisiblement jeudi après-midi dans son domaine écossais, où elle avait passé une grande partie de l’été. La reine est montée sur le trône en 1952 et a été témoin d’énormes changements sociaux.
1936: Elizabeth hugging a corgi dog
1937: King George VI ascended the throne after his brother, Edward VIII, abdicated so he could marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson. With his coronation, Princess Elizabeth became heiress presumptive
1943: Princess Elizabeth, right, and Princess Margaret in Guides uniforms, practise bandaging skills. They belong to the 1st Buckingham Palace Company of Guides, which they joined in 1937. Elizabeth wears the badge of the swallow patrol and two white stripes, which indicate she is patrol leader
1945: Princess Elizabeth changes a wheel on a truck as she trains as an ATS (auxiliary territorial service) officer, driving and maintaining vehicles as part of the war effort
1947: official portrait of Princess Elizabeth And Prince Philip after their wedding ceremony

1951: Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh with their children Prince Charles and Princess Anne
1951: Princess Elizabeth dances with the Duke of Edinburgh at a square dance held in their honour in Ottawa, during their Canadian tour
1952: Elizabeth at Balmoral Castle with one of her corgis
1953: Queen Elizabeth II in coronation robes

1953: the royal family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace after Elizabeth’s coronation at Westminster Abbey. Her gown was embroidered with the floral emblems of the Commonwealth countries
1953: the royal family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace after Elizabeth’s coronation at Westminster Abbey. Her gown was embroidered with the floral emblems of the Commonwealth countries
1954: Queen Elizabeth II inspecting a line of troops during her six-month world tour of the Commonwealth, where she visited 13 countries by land, sea and air
1957: Queen Elizabeth II driving her children Prince Charles and Princess Anne at Windsor, watched by a group of onlookers
1960: The royal family after the birth of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, in 1960, Princess Anne (left) and Charles, Prince of Wales. Balmoral Castle has been a refuge for the royals since Queen Victoria’s husband, Prince Albert, purchased it in 1846. The 7,000 hectare wooded estate was redeveloped in the 1850s. The building was designed by architect William Smith with suggestions from Albert himself, who decided the interior decoration should represent a Highland shooting box with walls decorated with trophies and weapons.

1961: Elizabeth receives a bouquet from a young girl, watched by the Duke of Edinburgh and others, during the royal tour of Sierra Leone
1962: Princess Margaret holds an umbrella, with Queen Elizabeth II, and Prince Charles in a haycart watching the cross country course at Badminton
1964: Prince Edward, the fourth child of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, grips the finger of his brother, Prince Andrew, four, in the music room of Buckingham Palace
1965: Queen Elizabeth II plays with Princes Edward and Andrew at Windsor Castle

1968: Princess Anne and Queen Elizabeth II giving young Prince Edward a swing in the grounds of Frogmore
1966: the England captain Bobby Moore holds the Jules Rimet trophy, collected from the Queen, after leading his team to a 4-2 victory over West Germany in a historic World Cup final that went to extra time at Wembley stadium in London
Queen Elizabeth II holding the Earl of Wessex as a baby with (left to right) the Duke of York, the Princess Royal, the Prince of Wales and the Duke of Edinburgh
1968: the royal family at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor

1969: Richard Cawston’s BBC documentary Royal Family followed the royals over a year and was broadcast on 21 June 1969. Providing unprecedented access to the family’s daily life, the documentary attempted to portray a more modern image of the monarchy and revive the public’s interest in the institution. The Queen later had the documentary banned
1969: the royal family at Windsor
Son fils, le roi Charles III, a déclaré que la mort de sa mère bien-aimée était un “moment de grande tristesse” pour lui et sa famille et que sa perte serait “profondément ressentie” dans le monde entier. Il a déclaré: “Nous pleurons profondément le décès d’une souveraine chérie et d’une mère très aimée.
1969: thousands sat glued to their television screens as a documentary lifted the lid on the royal family for the first time. Viewers around the world were enthralled by Royal Family, which took a behind-the-scenes look at the Windsors
1969: Queen Elizabeth II gives her Christmas message at Buckingham Palace

1970: Queen Elizabeth II is seen in a cloak of kiwi feathers as she visits the Māori community in Gisborne, New Zealand
1971: the Queen on horseback looks towards Balmoral Castle, Scotland, during the royal family’s summer holiday
1972: the royal family at Buckingham Palace in London
1972: Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Balmoral with their children Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew and Prince Edward

1973: the royal family wave from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after the wedding of Princess Anne and Capt Mark Phillips.
1975: the Queen confers with the Queen Mother at Ascot racecourse during the King George VI Gold Cup
1977: Queen Elizabeth II poses for a silver jubilee portrait in the throne room of Buckingham Palace. More than a million people line the streets of London in celebration, and a chain of beacons is lit across the country
1979: the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh, and their family, enjoy a stroll with their corgis in the grounds of Balmoral

“Je sais que sa perte sera profondément ressentie dans tout le pays, les royaumes et le Commonwealth, et par d’innombrables personnes à travers le monde.” Au cours de la période de deuil à venir, il a déclaré que lui et sa famille seraient “réconfortés et soutenus par notre connaissance du respect et de la profonde affection dans lesquels la reine était si largement tenue”.

1979: Elizabeth and Philip on safari during their state visit to Zambia
1979: the royal family at Balmoral
1981: Prince Charles and Diana, Princess of Wales, wave on the balcony of Buckingham Palace on their wedding day
1983: Ronald Reagan laughs at a joke told by a straight-faced Queen Elizabeth II, who commented on the poor California weather she has experienced since her arrival in the US, during a state dinner held at the De Young Museum in San Francisco

1985: the Queen at 10 Downing Street to celebrate 250 years of it being the official residence of the British prime minister, with former and current leaders (l to r) James Callaghan, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Margaret Thatcher, Harold Macmillan, Harold Wilson and Ted Heath
1989: Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Andrew and Sarah, the Duchess of York, with Princess Beatrice, on the royal yacht Britannia during the traditional Western Isles cruise
1992: the Queen and a firefighter inspect the damage after a fire at Windsor Castle, damaging more than 100 rooms.
1994: the French president François Mitterand and the Queen prepare to cut the ribbon at the new terminal for the Channel tunnel at Coquelles, France.

1995: Queen Elizabeth II and Nelson Mandela in South Africa
1997: Elizabeth and Philip view floral tributes to Diana, Princess of Wales, outside Buckingham Palace
2000: Elizabeth is welcomed by hundreds of schoolchildren at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London
2002: the royal family attend the Queen Mother’s funeral at Westminster Abbey

2002: Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Philip, waves as she rides in the gold state coach from Buckingham Palace to St Paul’s Cathedral for a service of thanksgiving to celebrate her golden jubilee
2005: Prince Charles speaks to the Queen as he holds the arm of his bride, Camilla Duchess of Cornwall, as they leave St George’s Chapel in Windsor, England after the church blessing of their civil wedding ceremony.
2006: Queen Elizabeth II, as photographed for the Observer by Jane Bown on the occasion of the monarch’s 80th birthday
2006: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh and other members of the Royal Family depart St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, following a special service of thanksgiving marking the Queen’s 80th birthday

2007: Elizabeth arrives at the Houses of Parliament in London for the state opening ceremony. She has surpassed Queen Victoria to become the UK’s oldest reigning monarch
2007: Elizabeth and Philip at Broadlands in Hampshire before their diamond wedding anniversary
2009: Charles kisses the hand of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, during a visit to the Chelsea flower show in London
2009: Elizabeth shakes hands with Lady Gaga after the Royal Variety Performance in Blackpool

2011: Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose for an official photograph with their families on the day of their wedding, in the throne room at Buckingham Palace
2012: Queen Elizabeth II, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, take part in the Thames River Pageant, as part of the diamond jubilee celebrations. As well as 60 years on the throne, it marks the 60th anniversary of the death of her father, George VI
2013: Elizabeth attends a service to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her coronation, at Westminster Abbey
2013: Queen Elizabeth II congratulates her horse, Estimate, after it won the 15.45 Gold Cup race

Le roi et son épouse, Camilla, désormais reine consort, rentreront à Londres vendredi, a annoncé le palais de Buckingham. Des membres de la famille royale s’étaient réunis à Balmoral après que les médecins de la reine se soient inquiétés de sa santé plus tôt dans la journée.

2015: The Queen attends Princess Charlotte’s christening
2015: Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she arrives at Tweedbank station in Scotland, on the day she became the longest reigning monarch in British history overtaking her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria’s record
2016: the Duchess of Cornwall, the Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, the Duke of Edinburgh, and Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive for the annual evening reception for members of the diplomatic corps at Buckingham Palace, London
2015: Prince George stands on foam blocks in the white drawing room at Buckingham Palace during a Royal Mail photoshoot for a stamp sheet to mark the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II

2015: Queen Elizabeth II being greeted by her grandson Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex
2015: Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Prince George of Cambridge, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge and and Queen Elizabeth II pose in front of (L-R) Michael Middleton, Pippa Middleton, James Middleton, Carole Middleton, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke of Edinburgh pose for a family photo after the christening of Princess Charlotte of Cambridge at the Sandringham Estate
2016: Queen Elizabeth II is joined by members of the royal family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after the trooping the colour ceremony, to mark her 90th birthday
2017: Prince Philip watches as Queen Elizabeth II feeds an elephant named Donna after opening the new centre for elephant care at ZSL Whipsnade zoo

2017: Elizabeth sits at a desk in the 1844 room after recording her Christmas Day broadcast in Buckingham Palace
2017: from left, Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles, Princess Eugenie, Queen Elizabeth II, background Timothy Laurence, Princess Beatrice, Prince Philip, Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, Princess Charlotte, Prince George and Prince William watch a fly past as they appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, after attending the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony
2018: Queen Elizabeth II and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex open the new Mersey Gateway bridge
2019: Queen Elizabeth II and Donald Trump arrive in front of guests through the east gallery before the state banquet at Buckingham Palace
Tous les enfants de la reine se sont rendus à Balmoral, près d’Aberdeen, après que les médecins ont placé la reine sous surveillance médicale. Son petit-fils et désormais héritier du trône, le prince William, et son frère, le prince Harry, s’y sont également réunis.
2019: Prince William, Prince George, the Queen and Prince Charles prepare special Christmas puddings in the music room at Buckingham Palace in December, 2019. The Royal British Legion has given 99 Christmas puddings mixed by four generations of the royal family to members of the armed forces community across the UK and overseas as part of its Together at Christmas initiative
2020: Queen Elizabeth II, using the sword that belonged to her father, King George VI, confers the honour of knighthood on Captain Sir Thomas Moore before presenting him with the insignia of knight bachelor during an investiture ceremony at Windsor Castle
2021: Elizabeth takes her seat for the funeral service of Prince Philip, at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle
2021: Queen Elizabeth II holds a virtual audience from Windsor Castle via video link with the ambassador from the Swiss Confederation, Markus Leitner, and his wife, Nicole Leitner
2022: Queen Elizabeth II looking at Queen Victoria’s Autograph fan, alongside a display of memorabilia from her Golden and Platinum Jubilees, in the Oak Room at Windsor Castle, in January ahead of the Platinum Jubilee
2022: Queen Elizabeth II, stands with Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Britain’s Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Britain’s Prince Louis of Cambridge, Britain’s Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Britain’s Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, Britain’s Prince George of Cambridge and Britain’s Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, stand to watch a special flypast from Buckingham Palace balcony following the Queen’s Birthday Parade, the Trooping the Colour, as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee celebrations, in London on June 2
2022: Queen Elizabeth II and Paddington Bear having cream tea at Buckingham Palace, taken from a film that was shown at the BBC Platinum Party at the Palace on June 4
2022: Queen Elizabeth II waits in the Drawing Room before receiving Liz Truss for an audience at Balmoral, in Scotland where Truss was invited to become Prime Minister and form a new government

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: