February 6th, 1952 - Elizabeth II becomes Queen


On February 6th, 1952, the English King George VI dies. His daughter and heiress Elizabeth returned from a trip abroad in Kenya and was immediately welcomed by Prime Minister Churchill. The Crown Princess was then proclaimed the new queen. (original sound bite) On June 2nd, 1953 the official crowning takes place. Elizabeth is head of state of the United Kingdom and several countries of the Commonwealth.

Länge: 00:01:06 | O-Ton: nein | Farbe: ja | Jahr: 1952 | Clip-ID: JHT000370E



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