From the 1920s until her death in 2002, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother had endeared herself to the public for her ready smile and chic fashion sense. She was the power behind the throne, a familiar figure that has kept the British Royal Family popular through the years. Let us celebrate the life of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, forever more Great Britain’s eternally smiling queen.
Her life spanned the reign of six monarchs:
Born on August 4, 1900, when Queen Victoria was still on the throne, she lived through the reign of six monarchs (Queen Victoria, King Edward VII, King George V, King Edward VII, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II).