Was the Queen Britain's greatest monarch? Elizabeth II has died after more than 70 years of public service. Today is a moment of huge change in Britain and around the world.
The news came late yesterday afternoon. Television shows stopped to tell the world the news. Queen Elizabeth II has died.
The Queen died yesterday in Scotland. She was 96 years old. Her time as Queen lasted for more than 70 years.
Within minutes, people around the world were sharing their sadness.
"Britain is the great country it is today because of her," said Liz Truss, Britain's new leader.
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Now, Britain has a king: the Queen's son, the new King Charles III.
Was the Queen Britain's greatest monarch?
Yes! She was on the throne for 70 years, longer than any other British king or queen. And she never stopped serving the people.
No! The role of the King or Queen is not as important as it was hundreds of years ago. Other kings and queens in the past were more important.