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On 21 April 2016, Britain celebrates the 90th birthday of HM The Queen - the country's longest-serving monarch. Classic FM takes a look back at her life in pictures.
1942: Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth Alexander Mary, eldest child of the King and Queen of England, is 16 years old on April 7, 1942. Like thousands of other children, the Princess will probably observe the occasion quietly "somewhere in the country." Since the war, she has been knitting garments for the poor, contributing funds to purchase cigarettes for the armed forces and attending dances and armed forces and attending dances and programs of evacuated children. Other years it was different. In 1937 Princess in review at Portsmouth, spoke over the radio and appeared at public functions. When her parents toured American in 1939 she had the time of her life. She was appointed recently a colonel in the Grenadier Guards
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