Queen Elizabeth II dead @ 96 years

Today been Thursday 8th September, 2022, Buckingham Palace confirms and announces the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Buckingham Palace made it known that the Queen has died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. Also, the King and Queen consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow”.

A FAREWELL STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT BIDEN AND FIRST LADY JILL BIDEN ON THE DEATH OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II, READS AS FOLLOWS

In a world of constant change, Queen Elizabeth II was a steadying presence and a source of comfort and pride for generations of Britons, including many who have never known their country without her. An enduring admiration for Queen Elizabeth Ii united people across the commonwealth. The seven decades of her history-making reigns bore witness to an age of unprecedented human advancement and the forward march of human dignity.

Her Majesty was more than a monarch and a defined era. Queen Elizabeth II happens to be the first British monarch to whom people all around the world could feel a personal and immediate connection-whether they heard her on the radio as a young princess speaking to the children of the United Kingdom, or gathered around their televisions for her coronation, or watched her final Christmas speech or her platinum Jubilee on their mobile phones, and she also, in turn, dedicated her whole life to their service’s.

She supported her beloved Prince Philip for 73 years, She lead always with grace, an unwavering commitment to duty, and the incomparable power of her example. Queen Elizabeth II endured the dangers and deprivations of a world war alongside the British people and railed them during the devastation of a global pandemic to look to better days ahead.

Through her dedication to her patronage and charities, she supported causes that uplifted people and expanded opportunities by showing friendship and respect to newly independent nations around the world, she also elevated the cause of liberty and fostered enduring bonds that helped strengthen the commonwealth, which she loved so deeply, into a community to promote peace and shared values.

Queen Elizabeth and Myself first met in 1982, traveling to the United Kingdom as a part of a Senate delegation. We were honored that she extended her hospitality to us in June 2021 during our first Overseas Trip as President and First Lady, where she charmed us with her humor, moved us with her loving kindness, and generously shared with us her profound wisdom.

All been stated, Queen Elizabeth II had met 14 American Presidents, She helped Americans commemorate both the anniversary of the founding of Jamestown and the Bicentennial of our independence. She also, stood in solidarity with the United States during our darkest days after 9/11, when she poignantly reminded us that “grief is the price we pay for love”.

She was  a stateswoman of unmatched dignity and constancy who deepened the bedrock Alliance between the United Kingdom an the United States by making our relationship special

In the years to come, we look forward to continually have a minding friendship with the King and Queen Consort. Today, the thoughts and prayers of people all across the United States of American are with the people of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in their grief. We send our deepest condolences to the Royal family, who are not only mourning their beloved Queen, but their dear daughter, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother. Her legacy left behind will continue to loom large in the pages of British history, and in the story of the entire world.

“We mourn the deeply the passing away of a cherished sovereign and most-lovely mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the commonwealth, and the countless people around the world”, Condolence message by King Charles III

According to Politico in his statement today, “Queen Elizabeth II first visit to Washington as queen was in 1957, upon receiving an invitation from President Dwight Eisenhower. They wrote each other letters for years and developed a friendship, the queen even sent him her recipe for scones.

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