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Facts About Queen Elizabeth's Reign

18 Intriguing Figures From Elizabeth II's Reign as Queen

Facts About Queen Elizabeth's Reign
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On Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, Queen Elizabeth II broke an astounding record: the United Kingdom's longest reigning British monarch. The previous record of 23,226 days was held by Queen Victoria. As Elizabeth II has approached this monumental benchmark, we've unearthed a score of little-known facts about her, examined her at times humorous relationship with Kate Middleton, and even imagined her as Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada. Now, in honor of the milestone, we're going back over her time on the throne with a list of interesting numbers. Keep reading to see just how her reign breaks down.

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