September 8, 2022 – Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s oldest and longest-reigning monarch, dies.
The exact cause of death has not been revealed, but Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday that she had been placed under medical supervision at home and that doctors were “concerned” about her health. Members of the royal family were said to gather at her home, Balmoral, in Scotland.
in Statement later ThursdayThe royal family said: “The Queen passed away peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and Queen will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow.”
Elizabeth was born on April 21, 1926, and assumed the throne at the age of 25 after the death of her father, King George VI, in 1952.
recent health problems
Despite enjoying good health in her 90s, the Queen has been struggling with health issues lately.
Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made a visit to the Queen in mid-April – the couple’s first visit to Windsor Castle since their controversial exit – which many wondered if the late monarch’s health was deteriorating.
She also missed several annual royal events this year, including Easter Mass at St. George’s Chapel, citing the difficulty Moving and travel.
However, Elizabeth welcomed newly elected Prime Minister Liz Truss on Tuesday at Balmoral.
The Queen has been in good health for many years, with only three brief hospital visits in the past two decades. That began to change after the death of her husband, Prince Philip, aged 73, on April 9, 2021, less than two weeks before her 95th birthday.
Six months later, in October 2021, the Queen abruptly canceled a trip to Northern Ireland due to fatigueAccording to the palace aides, he was taken to the hospital the next day. After spending the night, she was released. In an unprecedented move, her participation in all public events and celebrations for the following two weeks was cancelled. No explanation or diagnosis has been provided.
Although she was among the richest women in the world, Queen Elizabeth led a relatively low-key life – and her famously modest lifestyle may have contributed to her longevity. While she has never publicly commented on her diet and exercise Sleeps Habits, or other aspects of her daily life, that seem to have kept her healthy naturally pattern.
The Queen’s diet was remarkably unpleasant. Reportedly, she started her mornings with Earl Gray tea, after which breakfast might include a plate of cereal or yoghurt, often toasted with marmalade. Unless you’re eating on a formal occasion, lunch and dinner feature simply cooking protein Grilled chicken or fish with salad for lunch, game (such as venison or pheasant) or more fish for dinner, without any starch. “That’s it. That’s all she has,” former royal chef Darren McGrady told CNN in 2017. “She’s so disciplined like that. She can have anything she wants, but it’s that discipline that keeps her healthy.”
But the Queen appreciated regular and small indulgences: between lunch and dinner, she enjoyed afternoon tea with finger sandwiches and cake, and was known to drink alcohol regularly too.
Elizabeth didn’t follow anything specific Playing sports pattern. Instead, she incorporated physical activity into her daily life, mostly walking her beloved dogs or riding horses on the royal grounds. Routinely getting enough sleep also contributes to her good health. Tried to be in bed by 11pm and woke up at 7:30am
“My mind Unique habits and ways of thinking–about food, exercise, work, or rest–make her the real woman she is today,” Brian Kozlowski, author of Long live the queen! 23 Rules for Living From Britain’s Longest ReignTell good housekeeping in 2020. “This in turn makes her lifestyle ‘secrets’ easy (and free!) fun to follow in everyday life.”
Kozlowski mentioned many other factors that helped her stay healthy both physically and mentally in her 90s:
- keep in touch. The Queen made dozens of public appearances every year, and every day she would spend hours reading a large red box of papers relating to affairs of state.
- Restores. Elizabeth has been known since her accession to the throne for her sense of purpose. She supported many charities and sought to live by example.
- Allocate time to recharge. As head of the British monarchy, Elizabeth often carried a lot on her shoulders, but she prioritized spending time in temper nature, regular visits to her estates. Even my afternoon tea provided daily relief from stress.
Another possible factor: After she lost her father, uncle, grandfather, grandfather, and finally sister to smoking-related illnesses, Elizabeth reportedly never lost. smoked cigarette in her life.
Elizabeth is survived by her son Charles. Her other children, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, Prince Edward, and many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.