Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 Thursday. She died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland with family by her side.

Britain just celebrated her Platinum Jubilee in June. The queen and her royal family attended days of events and parties.

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Barriers are moved into place at the entrance to Balmoral in Scotland, where the Queen is under medical supervision, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has been placed under medical supervision because doctors are “concerned for Her Majesty’s health.” Members of the royal family traveled to Scotland to be with the 96-year-old monarch. The announcement comes a day after the queen canceled a virtual meeting of her Privy Council when doctors advised her to rest following a full day of events on Tuesday, when she formally asked Liz Truss to become prime minister. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)

With the death of the queen, her 73-year-old son Charles becomes monarch.

Queen Elizabeth II was on the throne for 70 years. When Elizabeth was 21, almost five years before she became queen, she promised the people of Britain and the Commonwealth that “my whole life, whether it be long or short, shall be devoted to your service.”

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A florist van at the gates of Balmoral in Scotland, where Britain's Queen is under medical supervision, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Buckingham Palace says Queen Elizabeth II has been placed under medical supervision because doctors are “concerned for Her Majesty’s health.” Members of the royal family traveled to Scotland to be with the 96-year-old monarch. The announcement comes a day after the queen canceled a virtual meeting of her Privy Council when doctors advised her to rest following a full day of events on Tuesday, when she formally asked Liz Truss to become prime minister. (Andrew Milligan/PA via AP)

She was married to Prince Philip for more than 73 years. Philip died in 2021 at the age of 99.

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