First cousin of the Duke of Gloucester.
Daughter of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and King George VI.
Great-great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
First cousin, twice removed, of Kaiser Wilhelm II, Tsarina Alexandra and Queen Victoria Eugenia.
Has received over 3 million items of correspondence during her reign.
She has owned over 30 corgis over the years, and her four current dogs are named Pharos, Swift, Emma, and Linnet (as of February 2002).
Is fluent in French.
At the time of her coronation, her favorite actors were Laurence Olivier, Gary Cooper and Dirk Bogarde.
Learnt to drive in 1945 when she joined the Army.
Was crowned in Westminster Abbey in London on June 2, 1953. This coronation became the first major international television broadcast.
Has never held a drivers license, despite driving an ambulance in WWII.
Granddaughter of King George V and Queen Mary.
Sister of Princess Margaret
Formerly the mother-in-law of Princess Diana and Sarah Ferguson.
Daughter, Princess Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise, born Aug. 15, 1950.
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