Queen Elizabeth II, who ruled the UK for 70 years, passed away at Balmoral at the age of 96.
After worries about her health grew early on Thursday, her family gathered at her Scottish estate.
The Queen saw significant social change after ascending to the throne in 1952.
After her passing, her eldest son Charles, the former Prince of Wales, would take the throne as the new King and ruler of 14 Commonwealth states, leading the nation in grief.
Buckingham Palace released the following statement: “The Queen passed away peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.
The King and the Queen Consort will spend this evening and tomorrow in Balmoral before departing for London.
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