Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-prevailing ruler in British history, kicked the bucket Thursday at age 96. "The Queen kicked the bucket calmly at Balmoral this evening," the illustrious family

tweeted. "The King and The Queen Consort will stay at Balmoral tonight and will get back to London tomorrow." Ruler Charles III — previously known as Prince Charles — said in an explanation

that his mom's passing was a "snapshot of extraordinary bitterness." Early Thursday, the illustrious family reported specialists were "worried" about the Queen's wellbeing, so she was put under

"clinical watch." accordingly, Prince Harry, Prince William, Prince Charles, Prince Andrew and more traveled to Balmoral in Scotland to be by the ruler's bedside. Meghan Markle, nonetheless, didn't

join the Duke of Sussex to accompany the illustrious family. The Queen — who controlled the Commonwealth for more than 70 years after her dad, George VI, passed on in 1952 — is

made due by four kids, eight grandkids and 12 extraordinary grandkids. Raised to place obligation and family regardless of anything else, Elizabeth was known for her stoic

expression, her bright uniform — which she broadly said she wore in light of the fact that "no one will know who I am" in beige — and her adoration for Corgis and ponies. As per biographer and

illustrious master, Robert Hardman, Elizabeth never pondered the inheritance she was abandoning. "Dislike Queen Victoria, who was exceptionally worried about her inheritance perpetually,

revealing sculptures of herself and building landmarks," the "Sovereign of Our Times" creator told Page Six in April 2022. "That is not the sovereign's way It's kind of continue ahead with

the gig and clear out." He added that the reality the Commonwealth is as yet going and well known was a demonstration of the Queen's rule and impact. Conceived Elizabeth Alexandra

Mary on April 21, 1926, Queen Elizabeth II was the oldest little girl of the then-Duke and Duchess of York. Elizabeth — referred to lovingly as "Lilibet" by loved ones growing up — was

third in line for the lofty position behind her uncle Edward and father George. It was only after her granddad George V passed on and Edward VIII .