Great Britain’s longest monarch, Her Majesty the Queen has died at the age of 96 years.
Buckingham Palace announced the death of Queen Elizabeth II earlier today at Balmoral.
Her son who is the heir now automatically becomes the King of Great Britain and will now be known as King Charles III.
King Charles III, announcing the death of his mother said, “the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family and that of her loss would be “deeply” felt around the world.”
The late Queen was the head of state of the United Kingdom and fourteen other countries such as Canada, Australia and Jamaica.
UK’s new prime minister, Liz Truss was first to send her condolences to the late Queens family.
She described the late Queen as the rock on which modern Britain was built, “who had provided us with the strength and stability to that we needed.”
The Queen was born Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor, in Mayfair, London, on 21 April 1926.
She reigned for 70 years.
By: Daniel Akwasi Nuako