Born today

Born today in 1900: Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon, also known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother.

Elizabeth was crowned as queen on May 12, 1937, due to a constitutional crisis initiated by King Edward VIII who insisted on marrying American divorcée Wallis Simpson and abdicated in favor of his brother Prince Albert, Duke of York, husband of Elizabeth.

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